Endline evaluation of Reposition Family Planning in Primary Health Centers in Karnataka through Public Private Partnership
Agency: Karuna Trust
Project Team:Ms Projna S, Dr Manoj K Gupta, Dr Sarala R, Ms Juby A Jose
The Project on Repositioning Family Planning in Primary Health Centers in Karnataka through Public Private Partnership is a unique project being implemented in six districts of Karnataka by Karuna Trust a local NGO. With the objectives of delaying the first pregnancy, Promoting spacing between pregnancies among eligible couples and Improving quality of RCH and primary Health care programs through accreditation and continuous review and monitoring mechanisms, the project has been implemented for three years (2012-2014). IIHMR Bangalore has done the endline evaluation of this project. The overall objective of the end of project evaluation was to undertake an impartial assessment of how far project has progressed in reaching its goal and objectives. The evaluation assessed the impact of the project and look into the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of project strategies, its sustainability and success of scaling up efforts based on project outcomes.
Implementation of NABH Guidelines for 1 Primary Health Center of Karuna Trust in Karnataka
Agency: Karuna Trust
Project Team: Dr. Sreenath Reddy, Ms Projna, Ms Sharmila S
The project involved implementing the NABH norms in 1 Primary Health Center to facilitate NABH certification status of the PHCs. IHMR was actively involved in providing expertise in NABH guidelines implementation in the form of gap analysis, designing forms and formats, reviewing SOPs and manuals, internal audits and training so that standard quality procedures were implemented in the PHCs. The focus of the project was to strengthen the present operations at the PHC by redesigning the systems, training of the staff about the latest quality management practices and developing proper supervisory and monitoring mechanisms by facilitating the PHC to get NABH accredited.