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Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka

by Amici Di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India)
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Medical camp
Medical camp

Anemia awareness and screening camp was held in collaboration with Community Health Centre on 30th July 2019 at Govt Junior College in Harohalli. The Harohalli PHC Doctors and technicians team participated and supported the program.

In this program, 100 girl students have participated. Students were undergone anemia awareness talk, screening, doctor consultation and received treatments.

The outcome of the program:

  • Iron folic acid tablet distributed 93 students,
  • 5 students were referred to as Nutrition supplementary food,
  • 2 Students were referred for detailed blood examination and iron injunction,

 

The Principal of Govt Junior College in Harohalli thanked the doctors, lab technicians and amici for these initiatives. 

Amici team sincerely thanking all the donor for your generous donation

Medical camp
Medical camp

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VHSNC training
VHSNC training

Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee (VHSNC) training in association with Asha workers

 Date, Venue, and Participants:  

  • 2/5/19   Harohalli – 29 Participants
  • 3/5/19   Marasandra 27 Participants
  • 4/5/19   Mudenahalli 25 Participants
  • 9/5/19   Harohalli  32 Participants
  • 10/5/19 Medamaranahalli  30 Participants
  • 11/5/19 Badesabaradoddi  20 Participants
  • 16/5/19 Hosagabbadi 29 Participants
  • 17/5/19 Paruvaianapalya  19 Participants
  • 18/5/19 Kaggalahalli 27 Participants
  • 23/5/19 Edamadu  23 Participants
  • 24/5/19 Vaderahalli 26 Participants

The Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committee (VHSNC) play a vital role in implementing the major initiatives that are planned through the Village Health Plan. It can also be considered as a platform through which all the identified village-level needs are fulfilled.

Presently the Harohalli hobli having a total of 11 VHSNC (Such as Harohalli town-2, Marasandra, Mudenahalli, Medamaranahalli, Badesabaradoddi, Hosagabbadi, Paruvaianapalya, Kaggalhalli, Edamadu, and Vaderahalli.). All these VHSNCs facilitated to contribute to addressing the issues related to health and nutrition aspects of the women in the community. All these VHSNCs are also provided with awareness about  Anemia and it complications and the importance of nutrition, especially for women and girls.

In General, each VHSNC consists of 12-15 members. Panchayat Raj Institution member plays the vital role of the president and ASHA is the convener or member secretary of the concerned VHSNC. Altogether a total of 131 VHSNC members and 156 women SHG members in the villages were made aware of the Anemia condition and the importance of nutrition food. The participants expressed their happiness about the awareness program and thanked the organizers.

 Some of the important Roles and Responsibilities of VHSN are as follows

  1. Create awareness about nutritional issues and the significance of nutrition as an important determinant of health.
  2. Carry out a survey on nutritional status and nutritional deficiencies in the village especially among women and children.
  3. Identify locally available foodstuffs of high nutrient value as well as disseminate and promote best practices (traditional wisdom) congruent with local culture, capabilities and physical environment through a process of community consultation.
  4. Inclusion of Nutritional needs in the Village Health Plan – The committee will do an in-depth analysis of causes of malnutrition at the community and household levels, by involving the ANM, AWW, ASHA, and ICDS Supervisors.
  5. Monitoring and Supervision of Village Health and Nutrition Day to ensure that it is organized every month in the village with the active participation of the whole village.
  6. Facilitate early detection of malnourished children in the community; Refer to the nearest Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) as well as follow up for sustained outcome.
  7. Supervise the functioning of Anganwadi Centre (AWC) in the village and facilitate its working in improving the nutritional status of women and children.
SHG Training on Anemia
SHG Training on Anemia

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Guest for the events
Guest for the events

Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India), Samruddhi Community Based Inclusive Development project Harohalli conducted “Anemia and awareness and screening program” in association with CHC Harohalli at Government First Degree College, Harohalli.

Anaemia and awareness and screening program was conducted in association with the Community Health Centre on 1st March 2019 at Government First Degree College in Harohalli. Dr Bhujabsli CHC Harohalli Before screening gave awareness talk about Anaemia, it complication and prevention. He also stressed the importance of nutritious food like dark leafy and vegetables and protein.

150 girl students were screened for Haemoglobin and blood grouped.  

Deworming tablets provided for all 150 students.

Iron and folic acid supplement provided for 85 students.

Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Camp participants
Camp participants

Deworming campaign:-

Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India), Samruddhi Community Based Inclusive Development project Harohalli conducted “Deworming campaign and Tablet distribution” in association with CHC Harohalli at RHS high school and college Harohalli.

The deworming campaign was conducted on 8th February 2019 in collaboration with Community Health Centre at RHS high school and college students. Zilla Panchayat president and members, Taluk Panchayat president and members, District health officer, Taluk Health Officer was present on this occasion. The doctor spoke about the importance of deworming among on students.

There were one thousand students participated in the program and received deworming tablets on the same day.

Mahanthesh Hiremath expressed the vote of thank 

Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Camp participants
Camp participants

Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India), Samruddhi Community Based Inclusive Development project Harohalli conducted “Free Anemia Awareness, Screening, and treatment program” in association with CHC Harohalli on 9th January 2019 and Primary Health Center, Domaradoddi on 23rd January 2019. Total of 150 women benefitted from these two camps. 

Camp 1:

Anemia screening camp was conducted at Harohalli CHCs on 9th January 2019. Thirty-five pregnant women were participated and screened by doctors. Doctors distributed Iron plus tablets and nutrients supplements for all these women. 

Camp 2:

Free Anemia Awareness, screening, and treatment program” in association with Primary Health Center, Domaradoddi and Department of Women & Child development department,  Harohalli.This program was conducted for pregnant women, self-help groups’ members, and adolescent girls on 23rd January 2019, at Anganavadi center in Kadasikoppa village, Harohalli hobli.  Total of 116 women screened for Anemia, out of whom 57 women distributed Iron plus, 45 women distributed deworming tablets, and 14 women referred for further detailed investigation.

Mr. T.S.Gangadhar Senior Health Inspector, District health office, V.B.D.C. Division Ramanagara participated as a chief guest in the program and spoke about the effects of anemia on mental and physical health. Anemia prevalence is high in children, pregnant women, and teenage girls. The Anemia affects 67% of children below 5 yrs., 58% of pregnant women, 50% of reproductive-aged women, 17-25% of teenage girls. Interestingly, 20-40% of mothers are dying due to anemia in India. Failing to recognize and treat anemia in children leads to a lack of concentration in studies, negligence in pregnant women leads to child development issues and disabilities.

Mr. Mahantesh project coordinator introduced the aims and objectives of this project and spoke about the importance of organic food, kitchen garden, and a healthy diet. Miss Jayalakshmi, Counselor, HIV/AIDS prevention division of Harohalli CHC spoke about the importance of healthy living and ways to maintain the same. She spoke about HIV and AIDS prevention too.  

In the program self-help group members, Anganwadi teachers, AHSA workers, and health staffs have participated. Miss Tara Anganavadi teacher expressed the vote of thanks. 

Camp participants
Camp participants
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
Event report in print media (News Paper)
 

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Amici Di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India)

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
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Project Leader:
Parthipan Ramasamy
Bangalore, Karnataka India
$3,651 raised of $10,000 goal
 
65 donations
$6,349 to go
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