Family Health Centre Reproductive Health and Hygiene Promotion Project, District Bannu Sponsored by: National Trust for Population Welfare (NATPOW)

Implementing Partner: Community Development Program

Project Focus

  • Reproductive health and hygiene promotion
  • Orientation and training of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs)

Methodology NATPOW

  • Selection of 100 TBAs-5 TBAs per UC
  • Out of the total 20 Target (Rural) Union Councils – (180 villages approximate)
  • 45 days training to be conducted by the district health department staff according to the standards
  • Trainings to focus on the necessary skills needed to TBAs for their effective work in the communities
  • TBAs certification from District Health Authorities
  • TBAs would be involved in antenatal care, delivery care, and postnatal care services

Free Medical Camps

  • These would serve as mobilization campaign which will focus on the awareness and treatment of specially the women and children diseases of that target area
  • Doctors and specialist (male and female) would be present beside the required necessary medicines for the immediate treatment
  • Camps would be organized and facilitated the strategy will be to conduct them inside some premises like schools and existing BHUs, community center etc so that women could easily come
  • This would be more useful to the women folk who would be easily benefitting by visiting the camp
  • With the organization of the 20 free medical camps specially the women and children will benefit
  • Approximately 3000 women and children would also get free medicines, health and hygiene lessons by the doctors

Implementation Strategy

  • A close coordination mechanism to be developed with the stakeholders including the local government representatives at all levels
  • The Health Department would be extensively involved for smooth implementation of the project activitiesCDP12

M & E Mechanism

  • The field staff would conduct monitoring visits on regular basis
  • Program Manager would monitor all the project and field staff activities on bi monthly basis
  • The funding agency may conduct monitoring at any time during the implementation stage
  • Evaluation of the project will be conducted on quarterly basis with focus on key outcomes and impact assessment

Sustainability

  • Hundred skilled TBAs at the grassroots level will ensure the long impacts of the project
  • The mobilization campaigns will aware the people of the target areas enabling them to benefit from the facilities provided by the project and government

Overview

  • The proposed project has been designed on need basis based on the genuine needs of the targeted rural communities
  • The project is very practical and will be welcomed by the target population
  • The proposed project is also very cost effective
  • Once successfully implemented the project would become one of the most sustainable project ever seen