Dental Education in Wai (Bajura)

Health Activities Oct 2015 – Jan 2016

All health posts are staffed and work has been ongoing in all 5 of PHASE’s project districts. In PHASE’s office, health officers Urmila and Sunita lead the team. The following highlights have been taken from the data for this reporting period:

Activities across all 5 districts:

  • 28,771 clients (include ANC, PNC, family planning, delivery and new-born examination) were seen at outreach clinics and sub-health posts. 23,521 of these were sick patients who received treatment for illness, and the remainder came for health promotion activities (family planning, maternal care etc.).
  • 39% of patients seeking treatment were under 18.
  • 2,050 men and 2,342 women were provided with modern contraception methods (mostly condoms, pills or depot injections) and 645 men and women attended family planning counselling.
  • 361 antenatal checks were performed, and 25 of these were 4th visits.
  • 176 babies were delivered in these three months attended by a PHASE health professional. None of these were complicated births.
  • 256 newborn examinations were carried out.
  • 15 uterine prolapse cases were treated in three months.

Humla (funded by PHASE Worldwide and GPAF): there were 11 tooth extractions carried out, 29 deliveries attended by health staff and 34 newborn examinations.

Sindhupalchowk (funded by PHASE Worldwide): 2 ANC visits were 4th visits, 5 babies were born via institutional delivery with PHASE staff, and there were 36 newborn examinations.

Bajura (funded by PHASE Worldwide, Hrothgar & Lindsey and GPAF): 97 individuals attended family planning counseling, and 129 babies were delivered by PHASE staff – significantly more than in any other PHASE project areas.

PHASE Nepal health staff examines a pregnant woman in Wai (Bajura)

PHASE Nepal health staff examines a pregnant woman in Wai (Bajura)

Activities and health education programmes were also carried out across all 5 project areas. The table below shows the activities and number of people that benefited.

ACTIVITYTimeMaleFemaleTotal
Health programme management committee meeting
24
207
131
338
Village cleaning programme
46
237
624
861
Door to door health education programme
225
736
1,179
1,915
FCHV Meeting
41
105
392
497
School Health Education programme
44
700
619
1,319
Community Health Education programme
78
342
731
1,073
Clinic Health education programme
97
399
694
1,093
Support immunization programme
39
257
280
537
Village Cleaning Committee Formation
5
32
97
129
Village Cleaning Committee Meeting
28
107
282
389
Mother in law Committee Formation
3
0
52
55
Mother in law Committee Meeting
68
131
1,114
1,245
Extra Activities, including public audit, FCHV – female community health worker – day celebration, drama
18
243
301
544
Sarbotam Pitho Exhibition (super flour making)
18
29
272
301
Albendazole Distribution (deworming tablets)
6
646
630
1,276

PHASE Nepal health staff taking care of new born baby in Wai

PHASE Nepal health staff taking care of new born baby in Wai (Bajura)