AAROGYA COMMUNITY HEALTH INTERVENTION (CHI)


Surat (Gujarat) | CAIRN India Ltd | 2011 onwards

HLFPPT has partnered with CAIRN India Ltd to improve the health and nutritional status of women and children and create goodwill in the community in Suvali (population of 2000) and Junagam (population of 2500) villages of Hazira Industrial area in Surat district of Gujarat. In order to achieve the desired goal, the project has been reaching out to the community by spreading awareness on Antenatal Care, Safe Delivery, Immunisation, Importance of Nutrition and Family Planning amongst the target population.

Project Strategies include Community Mobilisation, Behaviour Change Communication, Capacity Building, Monitoring & Evaluation and Documentation. Using well-proven strategies, the project has built linkages with village panchayat, village health and sanitation committee, key health service providers, and other stakeholders such as Anganwadi Workers (AWWs), Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs), Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs), School Teachers, Registered Medical Practitioners (RMPs), Community Based Leaders, etc.

GOAL OF THE PROJECT:

To improve maternal and child health status in Suvali and Junagam villages of Surat district in Gujarat

OBJECTIVES:

To achieve the above goal, the project strives to achieve the following objectives:

  • To increase awareness of the community on maternal and child health services
  • To improve access to health and nutrition services by the community
  • To ensure community participation in health and nutrition activities
  • ACHIEVEMENTS TILL 31st March, 2014:

  • Increasing awareness of the community on maternal and child health services: Achieved 100% awareness among mothers for ANC care, and agreement among women for institutional delivery in both the villages
  • Improving access of health and nutrition services by the community: Achieved 100% institutional delivery in both the villages
  • Increased Community participation and Involvement in health and nutrition activities
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