Village Contact Drive on Child Health Issues in RCH High Focus Blocks

The village Contract Drive Programme was held in 5 villages namely Tinkuda, Siabahal, Lemlema, Telendihi&Adakatha of Tangarpali block.SEWAK NGO pre -published the event through miking, poster, banners, orientation to GKS members and village leaders. The programmes were organized by SEWAK and supported by NRHM.

Objective of The Programme
  • To sensitized the community on child rearing practices that contribute to the high IMR.
  • To take up IPC at village level to sensitize Pregnant Women, Lactating Mothers as well as mothers with children under 5 on child mortality issues.
  • To promote institutional linkage of child rearing practices with the communication channel.

All the Pregnant mothers, lactacting mothers, School children, adolescent boys& girls, villagers were participated in those programmes. Street play team of SEWAK perform an act on ANC, PNC, Janani SEWA, JananiSurakshyYojana, Institutional delivery, Child Rearing practices, Danger sign of a new born Child, Exclusive Breast feeding etc.

After that the baby show was organized and the best children were selected and received prizes.Then a QUIZ Competition was organized. There were 20 question and 20 no of prizes. All questions are related to Maternal & child health. 20 people received the prizes.

Focus Group discussions were taken place with Adolescent Girls, Pregnant mothers and lactating mothers related to backdrop on child health Campaign. The HW (F), BPO, ASHAs. The exhibition stalls were arranged. The exhibits /standees were placed in stall. The messages of the standees were –Immunization, breast feeding, Danger sign of new born baby. All Village SwasthyaKanthas updated by ASHAs. The Poster, Leaflets distributed to villagers.

Health Camp were also organized and the patients were (Mothers and children) treated with free medicine.

Street Play
Street play at tinkuda by SEWAK

Group discussion with adolescent girls