SAJHA SAKSHAMTA

Ill Health is both a cause and consequence of poverty.Health being one of the most vital but neglected issues, which directly or indirectly affect the economic status of the individual.If half of the total population consist of women, then special care and attention has to be given to women.But its a common perception that women regarding their health are neglected from cradle to grave.For this purpose this project was launched with the support of DFID, UK under PACS (Poorest Areas Civil Society) program keeping Vatsalya as its nodal agency. Under this project, Vatsalya took important attempts to sensitize and aware the community on the issues of mother and neo-natal health care. As a result to this project, pregnancy registration, immunization (mother and child), IFA consumption, ANC and family planning and demand was increased.