There has been a significant improvement in the overall status of maternal and child health in the exile Tibetan community. Mothers today are far better aware about the importance of immunization for preventing diseases and the proper growth of their children. Under this program, following services are provided.
- Free Antenatal services for pregnant women like micronutrients, TT vaccine, test for hemoglobin, blood group, blood sugar, Hep-B, HIV/AIDS, VDRL, Malaria, urine microscopic, glucose, USG etc through the branch health centers. In areas where there are no DOH centers, reimbursement is provided for bills incurred for the above services from private hospitals.
- All children under five are provided free MMR, Hep B and Hib vaccination in areas where there is lack of access to GOI services and arrangement is also made to avail free GOI vaccines BCG, DPT, Measles and oral polio drop through the branch health centers. Babies born to mothers infected with Hepatitis B are provided free Hep B Immunoglobulin vaccination.
- Traditional Micronutrients for pregnant women and children through Mentseekhang branch clinics.
- Children Nutritional program.
- Cervical cancer screening projects.
- Free HPV vaccination.
- Community outreach campaigns and awareness on RMNCHA issues for pregnant women and families .
- Health education in Nunneries.
- Gynecologist and Pediatrician visit projects.
- Health workers and community workshops on RMNCHA issues.
- Safe delivery training.
The adolescent health was launched in 2015 as an integral part of reproductive health. Since then, various trainings, educational materials, awareness programs and activities were launched in 29 schools in India and Nepal.
Some of the projects are
1 Adolescent health, life skill and POCSO Related Workshops for nodal teachers and counsellers
2 Peer Workshops
3 Anemia Prevention Project
4 Awareness adolescent Activities
5 Rewa Adolescent booklet and CBSE NIMHANS lifeskill book distribution
6 Menstrual Pad Project