December 15, 2015


RCH – Reproductive and Child Health Programme
The main objective of the programme was to educate the pregnant and young mothers about the urgent need for taking care of their health especially in terms of eating health and nutritious food. It also concentrated on New Born Child’s health and what the young mothers should and should not do. This project was done under the District Health and Family Welfare Department for 3 years and this was implemented in Hiriyur and Chitradurga Taluks of Chitradurga. An average of 3800 families in 10 villages were covered by 8 stafff members along with Primary Health Care Centre Personnel. It helped in bring down the count of Child mortality and poor health of the young mothers. The trainings were always prelude-ed with a rally, street plays and writings in the public places to create awareness not just in the women but also in the general public who were very negligent in this regard.

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