Adolescent Health, Sanitation and Nutrition Program – Children between 10-19 years of age - CSR Projects India
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last Updated:  05/11/2019

 

Project Pitch By: School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP)

 

Proposed Project Title


Adolescent Health, Sanitation and Nutrition Program – Children between 10-19 years of age

 

Thematic Area

Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition, promoting health care, sanitation & safe drinking water

Sub Thematic Area

Sanitation, Swachh Bharat, Hygiene Awareness

Project Synopsis

Adolescent Nutrition Program is a 2 year multi-state, multi-sector adolescent nutrition improvement project, supported by Mission health of GSK-CH. The project aims to invest in improving nutrition and WASH status of adolescent girls and boys (10-19 years) in four Aspirational districts selected based on their poor nutritional status as identified by Niti Ayog (Bahraich in UP, Gaya in Bihar, Barpeta in Assam and Vidisha in MP) in line with the Poshan Abhiyaan and RKSK program of Govt. of India. The objective of this paper is to understand the nutritional status and trend among the adolescent in program area through age specific targeted program intervention. It hopes to substantially increase adolescent knowledge on nutritional needs, food diversity and WASH; and improve their acess to weekly IFA supplementattion in order to bring about a reduction in thinness (as per age specific BMI) and anemia by using behaviour change platforms.
 
 
 

Overview of the Proposed Project

Estimated Budget
INR 1.0 Cr - INR 5.0 Cr
Proposed Location
Gaya, Bahraich, Barpeta

Key Project Partners
Government,Gram Panchayat,Companies

Project Status
Already Implemented-Replicable
 

Facts

Beneficiary Type (Primary): Adolescent
Beneficiary Type (Secondary): Women
Estimated No. of Beneficiaries: above 10000 Individuals
Status of Baseline Survey: Already Done
 
 
 

Proposed Project Description

RATIONALE: Data from NFHS 4 2015-16 shows that 47% of Indian adolescents are underweight and 48% are stunted due to under nutrition. Half of the population of India is anemic. Our Program tries to provide a holistic intervention approach targeting problems of anemia, stunting and malnutrition amongst children of ages 10-19.


AIM: Aimed at supporting Poshan Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission) and Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK), our Adolescent Healthcare program is running in four Aspirational Districts – listed as high priority areas by Niti Ayog.


METHDOLOGY: The Program invests in improving health and nutrition status of adolescent boys and girls by strengthening evidence-based, globally accepted intervention schemes being implemented by the Government of India, under its health and nutrition programmes and schemes. This is achieved using behavior change platforms to enable reduction in thinness (as per age specific BMI) and anemia among adolescent boys and girls through IFA supplementation and deworming tablets.


OUR BENEFICIARIES: Adolescents – both in and out of school girls and boys, Front line workers such as Anganwadi and ASHA workers, Teachers, Community Champions and Government Stakeholders.


OUR OUTREACH: We are aiming to reach over 1, 50,000 adolescents through project interventions in the span of 2 years. We currently stand at 66,201 adolescents, 899 front line workers, and 834 teachers. 


INTERVENTION AREAS: VIDHISHA (Madhya Pradesh), GAYA (Bihar), BAHRAICH (Uttar Pradesh), BARPETA (Assam).


INTERVENTION ACTIVITIES: Screening of adolescent boys and girls in schools; group sessions on prevention of anemia, malnutrition, diarrhea and nutritious diet; Facilitation and administration of IFA tablets; Identification and prioritization of schools with need for toilet construction/renovation, construction/renovation through SBM ; Setting up of Soap banks, and Kitchen Garden in backyards. Special focus on WASH (Water & Sanitation, Health) related activities, Adolescent Health Days celebrated in schools through Adolescent friendly health clubs (AFHCs), Strengthened and streamlined the supply chain of WIFS in the targeted intervention areas ensuring regular administration by targeted beneficiaries.  Upgradation and renovation of Adolescent friendly health clinics (AFHCs).


 

 

 
 

Salient Features

  1. Over 1 lakh WIFS tablets administered with government support. Special focus on Water, Sanitation and Hygeine (WASH) facilities.
  2. Installation of Nutrition Corner in Schools - Our animated peer champion shares important information on Nutrition, combining them with story board, a
  3. Presentation and Recognition of Nutrition-related projects at several national and international conferences as well as worldwide journals.
 

About School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP)

School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP) is a PAN-India organization, with an objective to provide quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to school children, community and underprivileged sections of the society. With our presence in more than 65 cities, we are also India's Largest School Health Network. SHARP has created a network of panel hospitals to which the individual is referred in case of ailments. A result-oriented and technology-driven approach combined with innovative ideas and professional expertise has enabled us to carry out scientifically-planned programs and maintain digitized health records of students. 
Aligning with our motto "Health Comes First", we strive to ensure quality healthcare for all. Through collaborative partnerships with various stakeholders, we aim to provide a platform to detect, address and resolve health problems.  SHARP’s surveys and studies have been quoted in the editorial of “The Hindustan Times” and International medical journal “The Lancet”. By collaborating with Schools, Communities, Corporates, Government Bodies, and other key partners for more than 243 projects to date, we are taking forth the vision of a healthy nation.

School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP) is a PAN-India organization, with an objective to provide quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to school children, community and underprivileged sections of the society. With our presence in more than 65 cities, we are also India's Largest School Health Network. SHARP has created a network of panel hospitals to which the individual is referred in case of ailments. A result-oriented and technology-driven approach combined with innovative ideas and professional expertise has enabled us to carry out scientifically-planned programs and maintain digitized health records of students. Aligning with our motto "Health Comes First", we strive to ensure quality healthcare for all. Through collaborative partnerships with various stakeholders, we aim to provide a platform to detect, address and resolve health problems.  SHARP’s surveys and studies have been quoted in the editorial of “The Hindustan Times” and International medical journal “The Lancet”. By collaborating with Schools, Communities, Corporates, Government Bodies, and other key partners for more than 243 projects to date, we are taking forth the vision of a healthy nation.

 
 

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