Training & Capacity Building

 

RDI has used lively, participatory methods to train various levels – grass root workers, supervisor level, managerial and professionals. As technical agency various primary as well as secondary stakeholders’ capacities are enhanced. The training package offered ranges from one day orientation to 5 days’ training. RDI’s core areas of expertise include:

Primary Health

  • Sanitation and Health
  • First-Aid and support

Reproductive and Child Health

  • Safe motherhood
  • Reproductive Health
  • HIV/AIDS

Adolescent Health

  • Adolescent health and Life skills
  • Menstrual Hygiene

Rehabilitation

  • Disability and Inclusive development
Studies

An “Innovation & New Media Technologies for Transform in Public Services in quality family planning”

 

Title An “Innovation & New Media Technologies for Transform in Public Services in quality family planning”
Area Health
Author Dr. Rajeev Bijalwan
Project Quality Family Planning Services in Uttarakhand
Date 2011

Challenges in managing tele-medicine centers in remote tribal hilly areas of Uttarakhand

Title “Challenges in managing tele-medicine centers in remote tribal hilly areas of Uttarakhand”
Area Health
Author Dr. Swastik Suresh, Dr. LatikaNath
Project Village Resource Center
Date 2013

Measuring Disability Via Household Survey in Uttarakhand

Title Measuring Disability Via Household Survey in Uttarakhand   
Area Health
Author Dr. Rajeev Bijalwan, Ms. Garima Kapoor
Project SAKSHAM
Date 2013

Status Of User’s Perspective On The Quality Family Planning Services And Care In Doiwala Block, Dehradun District Of Uttarakhand

Title “Status Of User’s Perspective On The Quality Family Planning Services And Care In Doiwala Block, Dehradun District Of Uttarakhand”
Area Health
Author Dr. Rajeev Bijalwan, Ms B. Maithili
Project Quality Family Planning Services in Uttarakhand
Date 2013

Assessment of awareness and presence of risk factors for cancer in a rural community of Uttarakhand

Title Assessment of awareness and presence of risk factors for cancer in a rural community of Uttarakhand
Area Health
Author Dr. Ruchi Jual, Dr. Rajeev Bijalwan, Dr. Sunil Saini
Project
Date 2014

A study in ASHA - a change agent of society

Title A study in ASHA – a change agent of society
Area Health
Author Dr. Vartika Saxena, Dr. V.D. Semwal, Dr. Rakesh Kakkar
Project
Date 2012

Comprehensive rural epilepsy surveillance program in Uttarakhand state in India

Title Comprehensive rural epilepsy surveillance program in Uttarakhand state in India
Area Health
Author Dr. Deepak Goel, Dr. Alka Aggarwal, Dr. J.S. Dhanai, Dr. V. d. Semwal, Dr. V. Mehrotra, Dr. Vartika Saxena, Ms. B. Maithili
Project
Date 2009

Keeping up the morale of the foot soldiers of Indian Public Health: an appraisal of the economic aspects of ASHAs in Uttarakhand

Title Keeping up the morale of the foot soldiers of Indian Public Health: an appraisal of the economic aspects of ASHAs in Uttarakhand
Area Health
Author Ms. Ammun Lavanya, Dr. Madhavi Bhargava
Date  2015
Description To study the economic status of ASHAs in Uttarakhand and their contribution to household income and the role the monetary incentives play in their work.

Morbidity of Uterine Prolapsed among the Women in the Chakrata block of Dehradun District

Title Morbidity of Uterine Prolapsed among the Women in the Chakrata block of Dehradun District
Area Health
Author Dr. Rajeev Bijalwan, Ms. B. Maithili, Dr. V.D. Semwal, Dr. Poonam rawat, Mr. Vivek Anand
Date  2015
Description Pelvic Organ prolapse is a common health problem affecting 40% of multi para women above 35 years of age. This is a community based cross sectional study.

Innovative application of Mobile Phone in vital registration

Title Innovative application of Mobile Phone in vital registration
Area Health
Author Dr. Rajeev Bijalwan, Mr. Pratap Bhan
Date  2010
Description The innovative idea will use mobile phone to ensure 100% registration of maternal morbidity and mortality
Projects

 

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
  • Primary Health Care and Development (1991-1995)
  • SwasthyaMela Project (1995-ongoing)
  • School Health  (1996 -1998)
  • Minimum Intervention Package of Services (MIPs) (2004-2005) State ASHA Resource Center (SARC) (2008- ongoing)

REPRODUCTIVE AND CHILD HEALTH

REPRODUCTIVE AND CHILD HEALTH
  • Integrated Approach to FP/ Maternal and Child Health (1995-1997)
  • Demonstration Model in RCH and MCH (1996-1998)
  • Innovative Project in Small Family Norms (1996-1997)
  • Local Initiative Program (LIP) – RCH (1999-2002)
  • Mother NGO Reproductive & Child Health (2000-2010)
  • IEC Scheme of Department of Ayush (2001- 2002)
  • Block Extension Educator Training Program (2001-2004)
  • Mother NGO Project on RCH (2001-2002)
  • Community Owned RCH Initiative (CORCHI)(2003-2004)
  • Social Marketing Strategy in Maternal and Child Health (SMS – MCH Project) (2003-2004)
  • Sector Investment Forum: SIP (Providing Health by Local Initiative)(2004-2006)
  • Dai Training Project (2006)
  • State Training Resource Center (2008-2009)
  • State ASHA Resource Center (SARC)(2008- ongoing)
  • Quality Family Planning Services (2008-2012)
  • Wipro Cares (2014- on going)
  • RCH-Greenply CSR (2015- ongoing)

REHABILITATION

REHABILITATION
  • National Program for Prevention and Control of Deafness (2007-2008
  • SAKSHAM (2011- ongoing)
  • Mental Health
Publications

BOOKLETSBOOKLET COVER

Samaveshit Vikas aur Punarvas (Inclusive Development and Rehabilitation)

The booklet provides information on rehabilitation for People with Disability, both at community and Institutional level. The Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) covers inclusive approach among the community members. As part of Institution Based Rehabilitation (IBR), details of service providers of Uttarakhand at institutional level have been provided.

Click here to download the booklet

Nutrition

NutritionA comprehensive booklet that talks about various aspects related with Nutrition, especially during adolescence. The booklet highlights on the need of nutrition, food pyramid, etc. An adolescent can calculate his/ her Body mass Index using this booklet.

 

 

Monograms

VIDEOS

Ek Chhotisi Bhool

Epilepsy a worldwide medical condition is not an incurable disease. Statistics show that almost 50- percent of cases with similar symptoms are not Epilepsy patients. The efforts are still on, to help these people, to come out of darkness.

GHUTAN

Imagine a world without colors, imagine a world without light, imagine yourself without the power of sight. That is what is called suffocation, that is what is called GHUTAN.

Jago (Be Aware)

There is a movement going on in the whole world to eradicate diseases related to iodine deficiency. You can find the answers of questions like “Why iodine is important”, “How to identify iodine” in the movie “Jago”.

JAGRITI

Jagriti creates an awareness of proper eye care specially amongst infants and children; and sometimes even because of slight carelessness a child may lose his vision forever.

Meri Aas

The Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) is like a bridge between the community and the state health department that works for pregnant mothers, vaccination of infants, coordinating its activities with the A.N.M. and reaching out to the populace at large.

Sadharan Gharelu Upchar (Simple Home Remedies)

Usually we don’t pay attention to the diseases like cold and cough. These diseases can cause a serious problem if neglected The film gives an idea of home remedies and encourages people to use it.


Vishwas Copper T- Ke Sath

Through this documentary the expertise of A.N.M., Doctors and Ashas has been channelized to help the couples especially the females understand about this method of contraception.

Media

Behavior change communication (BCC) has always been an essential component of all the Programs of RDI. Since most of activities of RDI has been carried out in the rural areas therefore to involve people at village level & also to deliver health, education & developmental messages effectively various BCC techniques, material & activities were tested & tried out at field level successfully and activities were organized accordingly.

Some of materials used are Audio and Video methods, training kits, modules, posters, flip chart, illustrative & game accessories, and participative flash cards etc.

RDI’s CVU is aiming to bring about the qualitative change in the life of people through informing, inspiring & encouraging people’s involvement & action for the realization of the developmental priorities and needs of their areas. CVU is a local production unit which produces and screens their monthly Video Magazines, focused on critical community issues, as an effective approach allowing communities to increase community’s awareness.

Since its inception, CVU has made a significant progress in terms of identifying community issues & problems and exploring new insights on such issues. Following this process it produced more than 125 films including 90 documentary films, promotional & educational films on health, livelihood & education & also social advertisement on eye donation, blood donation, family planning, epilepsy & cancer related awareness. These films conveyed the message such as to motivate people to bring about positive changes in their life. Women, youth & adolescents have always been in the nucleus of films produced by CVU. So far various films have been screened off in several villages of mountains with an annual coverage of approx. 50,000 people.

Health & Rehabilitation

Primary Health Care

The primary health care model focuses on provision of primary, secondary and tertiary health services in hard to reach mountainous areas.

Various models have been followed:

  • Incorporating primary health with education and livelihood using Gandhian approach of self development
  • Focusing exclusively on primary health services through satellite clinics and capacity building right from the village level to 50,000 population onwards
  • Conducting health fairs called ‘Swasthya Melas’ where the hospital(including specialist services) is literally taken to the doorsteps of the villages
  • Using mobile vans equipped with diagnostic facilities (lab and radiology services) in far flung areas of Garhwal, Himalayas
  • Last but not the least, enabling tele-based services Additional features includes provision of dental clinics and specialty camps.

Technical assistance for 12,000 village health workers, their capacity building as well as liasoning with Government officials is being enabled through State ASHA Resource Centre under the National Rural Health Mission.

Reproductive and Child Health

To cater to the needs of women, reproductive health programs address the maternal health issues, family planning and counseling services, antenatal and post natal services and RTI/STI services.

Key interventions include:

  • Family Planning Services
  • Home Based New Natal Care
  • Reproductive Tract Infection/ Sexual Tract Infection
  • Counseling & Clinical Services
  • Prolapse of Uterus
  • Immunization
  • Nutrition

Technical assistance for 12,000 village health workers, their capacity building as well as liasoning with Government officials is being enabled through State ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) Resource Centre under the National Rural Health Mission.

RDI has initiated supporting CSR initiatives in Haridwar, Uttarakhand and Nagaland. Maternal & Child Health, Adolescent health and community development services are being offered.

Adolescent Health

Adolescent Health has been focus for more than a decade at RDI. The Institute has been enabling their health and general well-being through clinical services, peer education as well as various kits and their innovative means of communication.

Core areas of addressing adolescent issues are

  • Reproductive & Sexual Health
  • Nutrition
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Clinical Services
  • Counseling
  • General Well-being

Rehabilitation

The focus is to mainstream the People with Disability through advocacy, capacity building, skill building, provision of health services and social welfare benefits.

RDI in the wake of recent disasters has taken up activities to address post traumatic disorders and facilitating the community to prepare themselves better through community managed disaster risk reduction and mitigation.