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A STUDY ON THE HEALTHCARE SERVICES

PROVIDED BY THE AAGANWADI


CENTERS(AWCs)
 Launched on 2nd October 1975
 It is the foremost symbol of country`s commitment to its
children, pregnant women and nursing mothers, as a
response to the challenge of providing pre-school non
formal education on one hand and breaking the vicious
cycle of malnutrition, morbidity, reduced learning capacity
and mortality on the other.
 ICDS was launched with its certain objectives
 Promoting general health and well being in the community
through medical intervention.
 To identify the problems of community like access to clean
drinking water, child abuse, domestic violence etc.
 Providing basic education to children.
 It provides equality to all people in terms of education, health
facilities and others.
 The main objective of community program is to make
people aware of community problems
 Women have special needs related to pregnancy and
childbirth.
 Providing and ensuring a natural, joyful and stimulating
environment.
 Creation of employment opportunities.
 Development of Human Resources.
 Search for the NGO`s
 Permission from District Collector
 Visiting different Aaganwadi centers(AWCs) of
different villages at the block level.
 Gathering information regarding services rendered,
facilities provided and the criteria of the beneficiaries.
 Methodology- Observation
 HEALTH CHECK-UPS:
• Includes health care of children up to 6 years of age.
• Antenatal care of expectant mothers and postnatal care of
nursing mothers.
• Various other services under this include recording of
weight, immunization, management of malnutrition,
treatment of diarrhea, de-worming and distribution of
simple medicines.
 IMMUNIZATION:
Immunization of pregnant women and infants
protects children from six vaccine preventable
diseases-poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertusis, tetanus,
tuberculosis, measles.
Immunization of pregnant women against tetanus
also reduces maternal and neonatal mortality.
 SUPPLEMENTARY NUTRITION
It includes supplementary feeding and growth
monitoring and prophylaxis against vitamin
deficiency and control of nutrition anemia.
 REFERRAL SERVICES
 NON –FORMAL PRE SCHOOL EDUCATION
 HEALTH EDUCATION
 Shortage of skilled professionals
 Health facilities- Aaganwadi is trying to meet its goal of better health
facilities that are affordable and accessible for peoples
 Workers have better social skills - Aaganwadi workers are not as
skilled or qualified as professionals they have better social skills which
making it easier to interact with the people
 Personal experience -The overall project helps us to develop the
interacting skills with government officials and to understand the
condition of rural people, and experiencing the great chain of services
provided by the Aaganwadi
PRESENTED BY: REGD. NO.
 NAMAN 11708402
 NITISH 11717606