Introduction

The Tribal Project Monitoring Unit (TPMU), Indira Kranthi Patham, of ITDA Bhdrachalam implemented Health & Nutrition strategy since 2007 by involving local community. Initially (3) Mandals Viz. Chintoor, Kunavaram and VR Puram were identified as pilot Mandals to implement the Health & Nutrition strategy.

Mission:

Our mission is to enable the disadvantaged communities perceive possibilities for change and bring about desired change by exercising informed choices through collective action.

Goals:

1.  Increase demand by the community for access to public health

services
2.  Improve household health-seeking behaviour to control the spread of disease and ensure
3.  healthy development of women and children.
4.  Provide financial support during health emergencies and illness
5.  Reduce expenditure on curative care

Universal Interventions:

  • Capacity Building
  • Convergence –Fixed Nutrition & Health Day
  • Health Savings & Health Rick Fund
  • Health IB
  • Community Kitchen Garden
  • Main streaming HIV prevention

Intensive Interventions:

 

  • CRP Strategy
  • Nutrition cum day care center
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Community Managed Health Care