ASHA Radio by keshabn


									Radio Programme for ASHA
The ASHA radio programme has been launched from the month of October, 2007. The total numbers of episodes aired till June’2008 are 39. Another 8 episodes for July and August has been prepared. The no. of topics covered are 20. Some topics has been repeated. Following topics were discussed:
Month October Topics of Discussion Roles and Responsibilities of ASHAs Immunization November Roles and Responsibilities of ASHAs Immunization General Cleanliness with special emphasis on Safe Drinking Water December Role of ASHAs in spreading AIDS awareness Importance of Family Planning Immunization January Village Health Day and review of letters sent across by ASHAs Awareness about Malaria and ways to prevent the same Awareness about Anemia Total Immunization Campaign February Importance of Family Planning with special emphasis on the ill-effects of early pregnancy and the importance of using contraceptives March Red Ribbon Express Benefits of Exclusive Breast-Feeding Dysentery T.B Importance of Hygiene and Sanitation April World Health Day Malaria and use of mosquito net Malaria and letters review 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 4 1 3 1 1 1 No. of Episodes 3 1 2 1 1


Care of new born baby (0-6 months) Care of new born baby (6-12 months) Pox Ill effect of drugs



1 1 1 1 1 1 1


Diarrhea Total Sanitation Early and exclusive breast feeding Communication (GATHER principle) Communication (Role of ASHA)

To be Broadcast
July Safe motherhood (emphasis on institutional delivery) [To be aired] Anaemia awareness [To be aired] Adolescent health [To be aired] Population day [To be aired] Males responsibilities in reproductive health [To be aired] Importance of breast feeding [To be aired] Complementary feeding [To be aired] Growth of the child [To be aired] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1


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