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01. Why the project is?

a) Underdeveloped villages in South 24 Parganas, including the Sundarban region, face malnutrition and illnesses due to poor socioeconomic conditions, lack of education, inadequate housing, sanitation, and unsafe water supplies.

b) Women’s health requires targeted interventions and ethical health-seeking behaviors.

To address these challenges, an initiative has been launched to educate the community, with a particular focus on Self-Help Group (SHG) women and children, about optimal health and hygiene practices.

02. What the project is?

Swastha Shongini is an initiative of the Kolkata Foundation developed in collaboration with Mukti.

Its goal is to create a low-cost, scalable program to improve healthcare services for the rural population by training village women to become campaigners for hygiene and nutrition.

03. How the project is?

a) 24 community women have been trained in preventive healthcare by CINI and recognized as “Swasthya Sangini.”

b) Their responsibilities include collecting household health data to monitor health outcomes, providing health information with a focus on women, adolescent, and child health and nutrition, conducting scheduled home visits for continuous monitoring, and serving as a comprehensive health information and resource center.

c) They will also assist in screening for conditions like diabetes, anemia, and glaucoma and participate in telemedicine and other healthcare-related initiatives.

d) The project is supervised by a program manager who regularly monitors its progress, along with their team.

04. Where the project is?

The project is presently running in Mathurapur-I, Mathurapur-II 2, Patharpratima, Jaynagar, Kultali blocks of South 24 Pgs district, West Bengal, India

05. What the impact is?

2000 +rural families getting guidance’s on preventive health care through community health care friends “Swasthya Shongini”

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Monthly Meeting and Training for Swastho Songini Members

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