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Information of ASHA programme

  • Introduction

The ASHA program was introduced as a key component of the community processes intervention. Over the six year period, the ASHA program has emerged as the largest community health worker program in the world, and is considered a critical contributor to enabling people’s participation in health.

    • Started from July 2007 in tribal area and from November 2008 in Non-tribal area
    • Community based functionary.
    • First contact level for community about health demands.
    • ASHA is promoter of good health practices.
    • In state ASHA work in 15 Tribal & 31 Non-tribal districts.
    • Incentive is provided to ASHA from 31 heads and is linked with her performance.
  • Aims & Objectives
  • To decrease neonatal mortality and morbidity through:-
  • The provision of essential newborn care to all newborns and the prevention of complications.
  • Early detection and special care of preterm and low birth weight newborns
  • Early identification of illness in the newborn and provision of appropriate care and referral
  • Support the family for adoption of healthly practices and build confidence and skills of the mother to safeguard her health and that of the newborn.
  • The 1st Port of call for primary health care for diseases
  • Implementation Guidelines
  • Physical

ASHA Selection:-

      • One ASHA per 1000 population in tribal area.
      • 1500 population in Non-tribal area.
      •  Resident of the village.
      • Qualification - 8th pass minimum in Tribal area
      •  & 10th pass minimum in Non-Tribal
      • Age – 20 years to 45 years.
      • Married women.

      ASHA Selection Procedure:-

        1. VHNSC will recommend three names of suitable candidates  to Gramsabha.
        2. Gramsabha will select one lady as ASHA amongst these shortlisted candidates.
        3. Appointment letter of ASHA will be issued by Block Health Officer.

       

      Progress of ASHA :-

        1. Out of 58945 ASHAs 58924 ASHAs appointed. (99.96%)
        2. 33 District Community Mobilizer appointed. (One District
          Community Mobilizer for one district.)
        3. 334 Block Community Mobilizer appointed. (One BCM for per Taluka)
        4. 2321 Block Facilitator appointed. (One Block Facilitator for one PHC in Non-Tribal Areas & One Block Facilitator for 10 ASHAs in Tribal Areas)

      ASHA Appointment districtwise -

      ASHA Target & Appointemnt (up to   March   2014)

      0

      Sr. No

      Name of Districts

      Total Target

      Total Appointment

      Vacant ASHAs

      1

      Amravati

      2062

      2062

      0

      2

      Ahmadnagar

      3188

      3178

      10

      3

      Chandrapur

      1761

      1761

      0

      4

      Dhule

      1421

      1410

      11

      5

      Gadchiroli

      740

      740

      0

      6

      Gondiya

      1001

      1001

      0

      7

      Jalgaon

      2594

      2594

      0

      8

      Nagpur

      1688

      1688

      0

      9

      Nanded

      1423

      1423

      0

      10

      Nandurbar

      1801

      1801

      0

      11

      Nashik

      3293

      3293

      0

      12

      Pune

      2843

      2843

      0

      13

      Raigarh

      1738

      1738

      0

      14

      Thane

      3397

      3397

      0

      15

      Yavatmal

      2295

      2295

      0

      16

      Aurangabad

      1668

      1668

      0

      17

      Akola

      1145

      1145

      0

      18

      Bid

      1904

      1904

      0

      19

      Bhandara

      993

      993

      0

      20

      Buldana

      1756

      1756

      0

      21

      Hingoli

      936

      936

      0

      22

      Jalna

      1471

      1471

      0

      23

      Kolhapur

      2773

      2773

      0

      24

      Latur

      1623

      1623

      0

      25

      Osmanabad

      1161

      1161

      0

      26

      Parbhani

      916

      916

      0

      27

      Ratnagiri

      1273

      1273

      0

      28

      Sangli

      1952

      1952

      0

      29

      Satara

      2650

      2650

      0

      30

      Sindhudurg

      805

      805

      0

      31

      Solapur

      2709

      2709

      0

      32

      Wardha

      997

      997

      0

      33

      Washim

      968

      968

      0

       

      Total

      58945

      58924

      21

       

      Module No.

      No of ASHAs who Completed Module

      Percentage (%)

      I

      58771

      99%

      II

      58299

      99%

      III

      57482

      98%

      IV

      56717

      96%

      V

      52247

      89%

      VI&VII (Phase I)

      41359

      70%

      VI&VII (Phase II)

      26602

      45%

      VI&VII (Phase III)

      9877

      17%

       

      ASHA Training districtwise -


      Sr. No

      Name of Districts

      Training Target

      HBNC Training Achivement

      Phase I

      Phase II

      Phase III

      1

      Amaravati

      2062

      1561

      830

      364

      2

      A'nagar

      3178

      1972

      216

      216

      3

      Chandrapur

      1761

      1563

      1048

      269

      4

      Dhule

      1410

      1409

      1365

      1319

      5

      Gadchiroli

      740

      696

      687

      588

      6

      Gondia

      1001

      1001

      885

      252

      7

      Jalgaon

      2594

      2496

      2372

      90

      8

      Nagpur

      1688

      1584

      463

      126

      9

      Nanded

      1423

      1344

      1082

      204

      10

      Nandurbar

      1801

      1801

      1801

      1787

      11

      Nashik

      3293

      2031

      1399

      0

      12

      Pune

      2843

      897

      266

      266

      13

      Raigad

      1738

      1738

      1738

      338

      14

      Thane

      3397

      3050

      3025

      1577

      15

      Yawatmal

      2295

      1689

      772

      198

      16

      A'bad

      1668

      630

      330

      0

      17

      Akola

      1145

      1088

      447

      300

      18

      Beed

      1904

      420

      280

      268

      19

      Bhandara

      993

      972

      178

      0

      20

      Buldhana

      1756

      810

      443

      0

      21

      Hingoli

      936

      210

      150

      30

      22

      Jalana

      1471

      590

      418

      180

      23

      Kolhapur

      2773

      2649

      699

      0

      24

      Latur

      1623

      360

      301

      286

      25

      O'bad

      1161

      570

      360

      0

      26

      Parbhani

      916

      626

      319

      0

      27

      Ratnagiri

      1273

      1109

      1042

      1039

      28

      Sangli

      1952

      1598

      1319

      0

      29

      Satara

      2650

      1527

      356

      0

      30

      S'durg

      805

      773

      757

      0

      31

      Solapur

      2709

      984

      984

      0

      32

      Wardha

      997

      737

      0

      0

      33

      Washim

      968

      874

      270

      180

      Total

      58924

      41359

      26602

      9877

      Head Wise Incentive For Year 13 -14

      SR.NO

      ACTIVITIES

      1

      Under JSY Motivate For Pregnant Women For Institutional Delivery (Non Tribal) - (Rs - 200)

      2

      Motivation Of BPL/SC/ST Beneficiary For Tubectomy - (Rs - 150)

      3

      Motivation Of Any Beneficiary For Vasectomy - (Rs - 200)

      4

      Completion Of DOTS (RNTCP) - (Rs - 250)

      5

      Radical Treatment Of Malaria Positive Patient send to (BS/PHC ) with RDK Test - (Rs - 5)

      6

      Radical Treatment Of Malaria Positive Case (PF Case) - (Rs - 20)

      7

      Radical Treatment Of Malaria Positive Case (PV Case) - (Rs - 50)

      8

      Leprosy Treatment - Newly Detected Case - (Rs - 100)

      9

      Complete Leprosy Treatment MB case completing treatment - (Rs - 400)

      10

      Complete Leprosy Treatment PB case completing treatment - (Rs - 200)

      11

      Per Month Immunization At Village Level - (Rs - 75)

      12

      Quarterly Meeting of ASHA on Immunization (Yearly 4) - (Rs - 75)

      13

      Child Immunization (Age age 0 to 1 years) - (Rs - 100)

      14

      Child Immunization (Age age 1 to 2 years) - (Rs - 50)

      15

      Motivation Of Community For Toilet Construction - (Rs - 75)

      16

      Incentive to ASHA for information of women death for the age group between 15 to 49 years - (Rs - 200)

      17

      Sickle Cell - To give information about sickle cell Disease in Gram sabha - (Rs - 50)

      18

      Sickle Cell - To motivates Self help groups, adolescent girls and boys - (Rs - 40)

      19

      Sickle Cell - Solubility test - (Rs - 5)

      20

      Sickle Cell - Red And Yellow card distribution - (Rs - 20)

      21

      Follow up to sufferer patient's per visit - (Rs - 15)

      22

      Pulse Polio - under Pulse polio booth attendance - (Rs - 95)

      23

      Control Of Epidemic ( Outbreak) - (Rs - 100)

      24

      Pulse Polio - pulse polio IPPI (4 days) - (Rs - 75)

      25

      Control of epidemic (dehydrated) case for timely referral of dehydrated patient to PHC/RH/DH - (Rs - 50)

      26

      Confirming HIV positive status of pregnant mothers - (Rs - 100)

      27

      Discharge children from NRC 3rd Visit - (Rs - 150)

      28

      HBNC - (Rs - 250)

      29

      VHNSC monthly meeting - (Rs - 150)

      30

      ASHA Monthly Meeting - (Rs - 150)

      31

      Selling of Sanitary Napkin - (Rs - 1)

      32

      Distributed Condom Packets from ASHAs Rs.1/- incentive for per packet - (Rs - 1)

      33

      Distributed Contraceptives Medicines Cycles from ASHAs Rs.1/- incentive for per packet - (Rs - 1)

      34

      Distributed Emergency Contraceptives Pills Pack from ASHAs Rs.2/- incentive for per pack - (Rs - 2)

       

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