Saturday, 5 December 2015

Socio-demographic Profile of Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) of Jaipur City

AbstractGovernment of India launched the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) on 12th April 2005, to provide accessible, accountable, affordable, effective and reliable primary health care, especially to the poor and vulnerable sections of the population. And ASHAs are a ‘bridge’ or an interface between the community and health service outlets. NHM set some standard for ASHAs. So this study was conducted to assess the socio demographic profile in Rajasthan. This cross-sectional study was conducted on 172 ASHAs working in Jaipur city. Majority were in the age group of 26-45 years but few were <25 years and >45 years. Majority of ASHAs were having their family size 5-8 . About only one fifth of ASHAs were middle pass otherwise others were more than middle. Majority (91.8%) of ASHAs were married remaining very few were either widowed, divorcees or unmarried and majority i.e.101 (58.72%) were having 1-2 children. Likewise, majority 42.44% of ASHA were having 25-48 months (2-4 years) service and majority (69.77%) trained by ASHA Supervisor in this study but remaining were trained either of MOs, CDPOs, LHVs, LSs and ANMs Although majority 86.05% were not doing other job simultaneously with ASHA job.

Key words: ASHA, Socio-demographic profile

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