Maternal & Neonatal Health Care

Maternal & Newborn Care (Sure Start Project)-  Project Period: Jun 07 to Sept. 11 

Effort for Saving life of Mother & Child

Organization has implemented mother & child health care program for reduction of maternal and infant mortality through generating awareness and promotion of best care practices during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum. Project focused for strengthening of ASHA, ANM, RKS, VHSC. Sure Start project was implemented in Ramnagar & Masauli blocks of Barabanki district and Jarwal block of Bahraich district. Technical & financial support was provided by BAIF & CARE India through PATH. It was B&MGF supported project. Prime objectives of Sure Start project were as under-

  • Support & increase individual, household and community action that can directly save newborn lives and reduce Maternal morbidity and mortality.
  • Strengthen community engagement in public health system.

Sharnam Sansthan has implemented Sure Start Project for Maternal & Infant Health Care in Barabanki and Bahraich districts of Uttar Pradesh. Sure start project was implemented in 51 village panchayats of Barabanki and 27 village panchayats of Bahraich district.  The goal of this project was to make people aware on mother & child health related best practices/ positive behaviors and strengthening of Govt. health facilities like PHC, CHC and district hospitals.

Project also supported to NRHM by facilitating meetings of VHSC (Village health & sanitation committee), meeting of mother’s group (Group of pregnant women) and improving participation of VHSC members in meeting of Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS).

Organization team has developed some local volunteers for spreading awareness on maternal and neonatal health. Project was mainly focused on following best practices-

1-    Birth preparedness related issues like- arrangement of money & transportation in case of any emergency, knowledge of recognizing danger signs before, during and after delivery

2-    Immediate and exclusive breastfeeding.

Exclusive breastfeeding- Healthy Child

3-    Thermal care and Cord care.

4-    Capacity building of ASHA and AWW on maternal & neonatal health care.

5-    Support in preparing village health plan and discussion in VHSC meetings and also raising important issues in block level meetings of RKS.

Registered Office

SHARNAM SANSTHAN
A-43, Rajeev Nagar, Kanchana
Bihari Marg,Kalyanpur,
Ring Road, Lucknow-226022.
Tel no.: +91-0522–2751463
              09415034973
E-mail: info@sharnam.org
Website: www.sharnam.org

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