A Study of Tribal women in Mysore District in Karnataka: The study focuses on access, availability and utilization of cash incentive programs under NRHM for women belonging to FBTs of Heggadadevanakote (H.D.Kote) Taluk of Mysore district in Karnataka. The objectives of the study are as follows:
To understand the awareness levels of forest based tribal women about the JSY and PA cash incentive programs under NRHM.
To identify the gaps if any, in accessibility and availability of the CIs for the forest based tribal women and the reasons for these gaps.
To document the purposes for which the CIs were utilized by the tribal women.
The objective of the study is to conduct a research based study on causes of maternal deaths in Devipur block of Deoghar district, Jharkhand, in order to draw community solutions to combat maternal deaths in this region. All death cases of last 12 month [March’10 – February’11] of women under reproductive age group, i.e., 15-45, have been identified first with the help of Sadar Hospital, PHC, ANMs & Sahiyas, 40 death cases were found, then conducted maternal death review with all 40 death cases and certified by the Medical Officer. Among 40 deaths, 11 deaths have been identified as maternal deaths.
The study mainly aims to find out the understanding of members and the current pattern of VHSC’s about knowledge, role-responsibilities, functioning, utilization of untied funds and execution of activities in their respective area. Following are the specific objectives of the study:
To assess the knowledge of VHSC members about their role in functioning and utilization of untied funds.
To ascertain the level of involvement of VHSC members in use of untied funds.
To examine the current pattern of allocation and expenditure of untied fund.
The study was an exploratory study, which sought to understand the postpartum care provided in home births and institutional deliveries in Rajgarh block of Mirzapur district, Uttar Pradesh. The study used qualitative methods to gather the required information.
The study was carried out in Hyderabad, MahabubNagar, and Machlipatnam districts of AP. It focused on the assessment of ASHA activities at community level and to find out the barriers faced by ASHAs to fulfill their roles.
The proposed study was carried out in one of the districts of Bihar to know the present status of Public Health Facility centers as per the recommendations of IPHS and as per the timeline fixed by the National Rural Health Mission’s Framework of Implementation in the year 2005.
Double Discrimination: Is it a Fact?
A qualitative descriptive study, conducted in Mahbub Nagar and Nalgonda districts with the following objectives:
To understand the reach of these provisions to the marginalized communities especially to Dalit communities.
To review the implementation of the policies, schemes, and programs related to the SC/ST PLHA.
Study on Village Health and Nutrition Day (VHND) in Bankura district of West Bengal
The specific objectives of the study are:
To understand the package of services to be provided under VHND
To understand the role of various department in organising the events at the village level
To assess community participation in utilization of service
To study the role of Village health and sanitation committee in mobilizing the community
A Study of Status and Utilisation of Maternal Health Services among migrant families of Rajsamand district of Rajasthan
The specific objectives of the study are:
To find out the status and pattern of male migration in Rajsamand
To assess the support of family members during maternal health care
To assess idealization of material health services of migrant families
Assessment of Village Health Plan and its Implementation
The specific objectives of the study of six villages in the districts of Vijayanagaram and East Godavari are:
To assess the knowledge and awareness of SC/ST about VHSC, their role as members, how they are playing those roles and what problems they face in playing those roles.
To study how the VHSC functions with reference to dalit issues
To analyse the VHSC budget allocation and spending pattern on behalf of dalit population in the selected villages
To conduct a needs assessment of dalit community in the village with respect to water, health and sanitation
Study of Functioning of ASHA in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan
The study had the following objectives:
To assess the activities of ASHAs
To identify the barriers if any in fulfilling the responsibilities as ASHA
To study the perception of community and health providers about ASHA and functioning