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35th meeting minutes – December 2016

Members of Advisory Group on Community Action (AGCA) present Ms Poonam Muttreja welcomed the participants to the 35th meeting of the Advisory Group on Community Action (AGCA). She requested Ms Mirai Chatterjee to chair the meeting. Ms Chatterjee stated that the broad objectives of the meeting were to: 1. Compliance on Action Points from the 34th AGCA meeting Bijit Roy shared an update on the Action Taken on the 34th AGCA meeting. Regional Consultations Bijit informed that two regional consultations were being organised in Mumbai and Guwahati on January 18-19, 2017 and January 24-25, 2017, respectively. He shared the agendaRead More…

Jan Samvad/ Public dialogue at SBS Nagar, Punjab

Community-based Monitoring of health services is a key strategy of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to ensure that the services reach those for whom they are meant, especially for those residing in rural areas, the poor, women and children.

Jan Samvad (Public dialogue) at Roop Nagar, Punjab On June 5, 2014

Introduction Community-based Monitoring of health services is a key strategy of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to ensure that the services reach those for whom they are meant, especially for those residing in rural areas, the poor, women and children. Community Monitoring is also seen as an important aspect of promoting community led action in the field of health. Process Adopted RRC Mamta in collaboration with department of Health and Family Welfare conducted community Monitoring in two districts of Punjab on pilot basis. From each district , two blocks were selected and from each block 3 PHCs were taken .Read More…

State NHM PIP and ROP 2017-2017

Programme Implementation Plans Updates S.N.  State Proposed 2015-16 Approved            2015-16 Line-items (proposed in state PIP 2016-17) Total Proposed  Amount   2016-17 Line -items(approved in ROP 2016-17) Total Approved Amount           2016-17 Plans approved 2016-17 B7 – Health Action Plans B8 – PRIs B15 – CAH B7 – Health Action Plans B8 – PRIs B15 – CAH A State where it is continuing 1 Maharashtra 421.04 400.14 195.60 894.55 457.82 1547.97 195.60 – 442.32 637.92 Activities approved: a) Health Action Plans at the state, district and block levels b) State level workshops, trainings & meetings c) Process documentation and publication d) Formation, expansionRead More…

Payment of incentives to Mitanins through the Gram Panchayat in Chattisgargh

The Mitanin or the community health worker programme was launched in Chhattisgarh in 2002. Mitanins form one of the crucial components of many of the state’s health programmes. Since the advent of the National Rural Health Mission, Mitanins are paid incentives for several health related tasks that they perform at the community level. In the past, these incentives were paid through the health system.

Grievance redressal: An example from Melghat, Maharashtra

The community monitoring programme is being implemented in Maharashtra since 2007. There is now the realization that with increased awareness on rights, there is a need for a grievance redressal mechanism to look into and resolve public grievances.

Activation of Rogi Kalyan Samiti in Bihar

Rogi Kalyan Samitis (RKS) have been formed at various levels of health facilities under the NRHM to ensure the local community’s participation in the management of these facilities. An untied fund is also provided annually to these samitis to be used for improvement of these facilities. In Bihar, while these samitis have been formed in facilities, they did not meet regularly earlier, and very often the local community was not aware of how the funds allotted were being spent. Under the Community Based Planning and Monitoring programme, district and block level NGOs have made special efforts to activate these samitis.Read More…