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Home Health Programme

Reproductive And Child Health (RCH)

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· Reproductive and Child Health (RCH)

RCH program provides preventive, curative and health promotion of the women and children with special focus on adolescent girls and women. Woman health has been neglected in our society programmes are implemented in the community to sustain one’s life health could not be left out misses what a person can do EFRAH is emphasis on health intervention programme a central for people well being. EFRAH will provide doctor services, medicines, ANC & PNC care, free condom distribution, couple orientation and family counseling to women and adolescents girls.

Services under RCH

  1. ü we are running the RCH clinic for ANC (Ante-natal care)and PNC (post- natal care) and adolescent girls
  2. ü We distributed Iron and folic acid tablet for adolescent girls and women to control the anemia as well as provided nutritional guidance.
  3. ü We organized weekly OPD for children, adolescent girls and women to sort out the problem.
  4. ü we provided family counseling to Improving institutional deliveries
  5. ü we increase community awareness of basic reproductive and child health issues
  6. ü We provided RTI/STI awareness and medical services  for youth, adolescent girls and women.

· TARGETED INTERVENTION HIV/Aids AAWARENESS PROGRAMME

It is estimated that more than 90% of HIV transmission in India is related to unprotected sexual intercourse or sharing of injecting equipment between an infected and an uninfected individual. Not everyone in the population has the same risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. Most of the HIV transmission in India occurs within groups or networks of individuals who have higher levels of risk due to a higher number of sexual partners or the sharing of injection drug equipment.

Project Introduction

Since 2008, Targeted Intervention program for Female Sex Workers (FSW) in being implemented by EFRAH with support of DSACS. The main aim of the intervention is to build awareness about HIV/AIDS in the targeted high risk group of female sex workers (FWS) and bring an attitudinal change towards the disease through behavior change communication. The basic components of the intervention are outreach, communication, service delivery, creation of an enabling environment and community mobilization. The intervention is being implemented in four locations in South East District of Delhi, Madanpur Khadar, Gautampuri, Jaitpur and Badarpur.

Project Objectives

  1. ü To increase awareness about sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS and encourage health seeking behavior among the targeted high-risk group of female sex workers (FSW)
  2. ü To provide comprehensive care, support and treatment to those living with HIV/AIDS

Intervention Approach

  1. ü Strengthening community based organization and service delivery mechanism
  2. ü Building a strong network of civil society organizations and service providers for outcome based advocacy

Results of Behavior Change

  1. ü 98% FSWs are using condoms and making safer sex practices.
  2. ü 95% FSWs got themselves tested for HIV/AIDS
  3. ü 97% FSWs getting regular medical services from the project office
  4. ü 97% FSWs getting testing services for testing

· HEALTH CAMPS

Even after decades of freedom, India is struggling to provide basic health services to its people. According to government sources, in India 45 children die every hour due to respiratory infections. 1 child dies every 2 minutes due to diarrhea. And annually, about 2 million children under 5 years of age die due to preventable diseases.  The situation calls for timely care and diagnosis which can reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality especially among children and women.  Thus EFRAH organizes one day camp organized in different parts of the Delhi on the basis of health needs of a specific location. These health camps aim at promoting health seeking behavior in the long term and thus, unlike a general curative health camp, these camps also majorly work on building awareness regarding common ailments, family planning methods, nutrition and hygiene and sanitation. These camps provide comprehensive health services free of any cost. These health camps are organized with support from corporate, the government and individual volunteers. EFRAH directly benefitted more than 10000 people for slum and underprivileged community.

 

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