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ASHA Training Program

ASHA Training Program

Location: Kanjiakana village, Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha

SNEH’s office at Kanjiakana village in Jagatsinghpur, Odisha, has also been designated a District Training Site (DTS), a training and facilitation hub to carry out field training for Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers under the National Health Mission scheme in Jagatsinghpur. ASHA workers are trained in reproductive health, maternal health, newborn care, child and adolescent health. The trainings, which are completely residential and participatory, are led by experts from related fields are hired for the programs.

Rural Health Clinic

Location: Kanjiakana Village, Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha

Following the devastation of Odisha by the super-cyclone of 1999, SNEH set up a Health Clinic in Kanjiakana village of Jagatsinghpur district, the area that was the worst-hit. The clinic provides free healthcare services, including medication and support for critical ailments, and is manned by a doctor, a pharmacist and a trained woman health worker. SNEH has also extended healthcare services through its trained health workers and TBAs, to support the government health drives on HIV/AIDS, Pulse Polio, Hepatitis-B and other programs. SNEH’s on-ground staff have been sensitizing and conducting outreach programs in the local villages on health, hygiene, sanitation and nutrition.

Six hundred seventy seven children and over 2,700 adults benefited from the clinic’s round-the-clock services in 2016. Children get frequent health check-ups, and are provided with free medication, along with life-saving treatments, as and when required.