National Health MissionMaharashtra

Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA)

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)

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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