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Background of mSehat
Uttar Pradesh, the fourth largest State in the country with a population of 199.50 million, has 75 districts, 820 blocks and 1,07,776 villages. Infant mortality rate ("IMR") and Maternal Mortality Rate ("MMR") in the State are among the highest in the country - well above the national average and much higher than the target set as the Millennium Development Goal ("MDG"). Although large investments have been made in the health sector, continuing high mortality underlines the need to further strengthen the public health service delivery in the State.
Health Indicator
Maternal Mortality (Per Lakh of Live Births)
( SRS 2012 - 13)
Infant Mortality
( SRS 2013 )
Current / Recent Estimate
U.P
258
50
India
178
40
MDG - India or UP Goal( 2015 )
109 (MDG)
27 (MDG)

mSehat

mSehat is an integrated, android and web-based, multimedia enabled mobile health platform for frontline health workers (FLWs) - Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA), Anganwadi (AWW), and Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM) - and Health program managers. mSehat will facilitate FLWs using Smartphones (for ASHA and AWW) and Tablets (for ANMs).

OUR GOAL

To accelerate the reduction of maternal, neonatal, child mortality and total fertility rate in Uttar Pradesh by empowering frontline health workers (ASHA, AWW, and ANM) with an integrated mSehat service delivery platform leading to improved performance through effective planning, management and execution of their day-to-day work.

Objective

The key objectives of mSehat

  • Provide on-demand training and information to FLWs using multimedia enabled content for continuous capacity building.
  • Provide multimedia job-aid to FLWs for beneficiary registration.
  • Facilitate VHND wise monitoring of stock demand, supply and consumption.
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