Arogya Rakshak

 

GOAL

School students, Teachers and Health staff adopt improved Hygiene Behaviors use safe water supplies and Hygienic, in a sustainable manner, to create Healthy Communities in Thavanampalli Mandal in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh.

Objectives:

•Improved Hygienic Behaviour by adopting Dettol School Hygiene Programme in Physical Format in 14 Schools in Apollo Total Health field area in Thavanampalli Mandal in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh.

•Averted/Prevented Hospital based infections in 5 Apollo Total Health Clinics (Primary Health Care settings) – “Protected by Dettol, Cared by Apollo” (2 Satellite Clinics, 2 Mobile Clinics and 1 AYUSH clinic).

•Supporting Community Nutrition Programme through integration of Nutrition curriculum for Andhra Pradesh by co creating a joint curriculum and Apollo supporting RBs Nutrition Programme in Maharashtra by being part of Technical Committee member

Duration:3 Years (April 2019-March 2022).

Target Population: Target group is 2212 students and Teaching Faculty in the identified 14 schools, 25 Apollo Total Health staff, 250 beneficiaries namely pregnant and lactating women, elderly people enrolled in 11 nutrition centers and 126 SHG women, Angawadi Teachers, ASHA workers in Thavanampalli Mandal in Chittoor District.

Supported by: Reckitt Benckiser (RB)