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Work in Progress at Gadag & Nizamabad

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Here’s the monthly field report of SAM volunteers and staff as they engage with communities to address pregnancy and child related challenges in villages. Their intervention objectives are:

  • To brief the participants about the objective of community health care initiative.
  • To brief the participants about the activities at the village level of community health care initiative of SAM.
  • To seek involvement from the community to make sure that pregnant women, the new-borns and babies under a year, avail timely services.

In this Arogya sakhis along with Field facilitator visit door to door to inform the meeting place, they gather at some common place, and Arogya sakhi and field facilitator facilitates the meeting. It helps to make environment in the village.

These meetings are slowly becoming the points of disseminating the information on best practices of mother and child care. Initially in discussions Anti natal check up, and family involvement was the major issue taken.

Pregnant women meeting.

The discussion started with social causes that lead to maternal mortality, the participants were made aware about the danger signs during pregnancy and importance of Anti Natal checkups (ANC) during pregnancy. There was also a discussion on topics like care (do’s and don’ts) during pregnancy, and safe delivery practices..

These meeting also acted as good linkage with village level Government health worker, ASHA, Angan wadi worker also participated in these meeting, and it was jointly facilitated by ASHA, Field facilitator and Arogya Sakhi.

High Risk Pregnant women Home visits

SAM Gadag has conducting regular follow ups for High risk pregnant women, we do the special counseling for ANC who has low HB, BP and Weight. We have divided high risk pregnant women according to their present health status of HB, BP and Weight. This Month SAM Gadag team has conducted 806 High risk pregnant women home visits, During the home visit FF educate them how to come out from present high risk health status, which type of food and fruits need to eat, how to take special care during High risk, responsibilities of family members etc..

Ante Natal and Post natal Mother Home Visit.

Field facilitators are doing home visit to pregnant and lactating mother’s house, during the visit Field facilitators do the individual as well as family counseling regarding anti natal care and post natal care FF are manly focusing on at least 3 ANC checkups, Iron tablet, TT Injection, Hospital delivery and nutrition food, during the home visit Field facilitators collect the health status about BP, Hemoglobin, Weight, abdomen and urine checkup details of each pregnant women, this activity is directly helping in building good relationship with them. During this month SAM gadag has did 3792 ante natal and post natal mother’s home visit.

Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers meeting

Field facilitator visit door to door to inform the meeting place, they gather at some common place, and Arogya sakhi and field facilitator facilitates the meeting. Field facilitator explaining about the danger signs during pregnancy and importance of Anti Natal checkups (ANC) during pregnancy. There was also a discussion on topics like care (do’s and don’ts) during pregnancy, and safe delivery practices in this Month staff has conducted 321 ANC and PNC Mother Meetings.

SHG Meeting

Health Volunteers conduct the meeting in ward level and Village level, during the meeting they educate other women about Ante natal post natal and baby care. In this month health volunteers were educated 1886 other women’s

March Month Activities-GADAG HQ

Sl NoActivities NumbersParticipates
1Pregnant women meetings1661475
2Lactating women meetings1611617
3SHG women Meetings1831866
4Home Visits3802
5High risk women Home Visits804

March Month Achievement

Total Number of Deliveries:561
Total Number of Home Deliveries: 00
Total Number of Hospital Deliveries: 561
Maternal Mortality: 00
Infant Mortality:01
Total Number of Pregnant mothers: 2757
New Pregnant added this month: 606

March Month Activities-NIZAMABAD – HQ

Sl NoActivities NumbersParticipates
1Pregnant women meetings99746
2Lactating women meetings84672
3SHG women Meetings90863
4Home Visits662
5High risk women Home Visits42

March Month Achievement

Total Number of Deliveries: 94
Total Number of Home Deliveries: 00
Total Number of Hospital Deliveries: 94
Maternal Mortality: 00
Infant Mortality:01
Total Number of Pregnant mothers: 933
New Pregnant added this month: 221