Comprehensive community outreach and coordinated care Training

The CCOCC regional training for 23 DOH Nurses and community health workers from Northern India and Nepal region was held in Delhi, from 6th-11th March 2017. The training is a follow of CRHP Jamkhed workshop, and focuses on how to integrate universal health care through effective outreach.

The aim of the workshop is to build the competency of Community Health Workers and Nurses to effectively provide the services at the community and settlement level. During the 6 days workshop, key technical information related to outreach process, RMNCH+A, TB, SBCC process, point of care testing, Data collection and community mapping was discussed and explained to the participants by public health consultants Mr Vikas, Mrs Pragya, Miss Noor and Dr Lobsang Tsering.

kit demonstration

During the workshop, the participants were also engaged in participatory method of creating health awareness in the community through group activities like skit, group songs and games. At the end of workshop, demonstration of the POCT kit was carried out including blood glucose sugar testing, Urine testing, Blood group testing etc.

Comprehensive community outreach and coordinated care (CCOCC) program, launched this year aims to bring basket of preventive health services at the doorstep of community. CCOCC approach propose regular community outreach in Tibetan settlements through trained health functionaries to provide primary and preventive health care services. The CCOCC program will encompass delivery of RMNCHA (Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent health), SBCC (Social, and behavioral change communication), TB, communicable & non-communicable disease prevention and diagnostic for basic services through POCT (Point of care testing).

group presentation
Dr Lobsang Tsering

Similar Regional Workshop for Nurses and health workers in Southern and Central region, North eastern Region will be carried out in month of April and May 2017.

This Program is funded by USAID under the health system strengthening project.