Improved outreach service delivery through Urban Health and Nutrition Days (UHNDs) and Model Anganwadis

  • HUP programme has developed a model of outreach service delivery known as UHND on the lines of Village Health and Nutrition Day (VHND) under NRHM for promoting convergence among the Departments of Health and Family Welfare and Women and Child Development.
  • HUP is also experimenting with a model of extended UHNDs to include screening and referral for non-communicable diseases.
  • Further, there is a commitment from the government to scale up UHNDs to cover all the un-served areas of the city.
  • Ten anganwadis have been upgraded to model anganwadis. The upgradation package included infrastructure development, equipment's and preschool material. One of the major components under the initiative was improving the soft skills of the anganwadi staff. In this regard, four trainings were conducted on pre-school education and child development, water sanitation and hygiene, malnutrition and anaemia and adolescent health.
  • In Pune, HUP was able to initiate UHNDs on a pilot basis in two sites in September, 2012 which were scaled up to ten sites in January, 2013.
  • Highlights: 300,00 school children benefited from sports for development, Building as Learning Aid (BALA), improved school WASH, digital learning, science labs and library in schools initiatives
  • Highlights: 60,000 people benefited from 75 anaemia screening and prevention camps in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Rajasthan
  • Highlights: 40,000 school going children, particularly adolescent girls, now have access to improved WASH facilities
  • Highlights: 28,000 community members trained on various aspects of child protection
  • Highlights: 30,000 people reached out to with disaster relief during floods in Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Mumbai
  • Highlights: 34,000 women members of SHGs and joint liability groups have been trained for entrepreneurial and business skills, financial literacy and financial inclusion


User login

<div class="services-section">
<div class="icon success-stories"><img src="sites/all/themes/plan_india/images/success-stories.png"  title="Success Stories" alt="Success Stories"/></div>
<h3> Success Stories</h3>
<p>Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. it to make Lorem Ipsum has been the industry.</p>
<div class="success"><a href="#" >Read More...</a></div>

- Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry - Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry