ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) Program
ASHA’s Work Profile:-
Ensuring 4 antenatal checkups, institutional delivery, and postnatal checkups.
Identifying the risk and referring the mother & child to the health institution.
Promoting attendance of children at Anganwadi on village health and nutrition day for immunization.
Holding monthly meetings of the Village Health and Sanitation Committee.
Counseling couples for family planning and distributing contraceptives to eligible couples.
Counseling mothers for immunization of children at every household.
Interface between community and health services to control diseases such as Malaria, T.B., Blindness, etc.
• Population cover ASHA
• Rural – 1000 population
• Urban – 1000-1 500
• Apron colors – blue
• Anganwadi is a type of rural child care center in India that helps poor children to eat food stomachs full. They were started by the Indian government in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services program to combat child hunger and malnutrition
• A Mukhya Sevika supervises between 40 and 65 Anganwadi workers, providing them with on-the-job training.