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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:-

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

Progress of ASHA :-

  • Out of 58945 ASHAs 58924 ASHAs appointed. (99.96%)
  • 33 District Community Mobilizer appointed. (One District
  • Community Mobilizer for one district.)
  • 334 Block Community Mobilizer appointed. (One BCM for per Taluka) 
  • 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)                                                  
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)
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