Ward Health Nutrition days with focus on Reproductive Child Health care services are being held in all the Wards in the state every month. ASHAs play a key role in conducting the nutrition day by mobilizing the people to attend the program. Agenda for WHNDs are decided in advance based on the need of the area during the monthly conference at the PHCs. Junior Public Health Nurses keep the record of all the activities in the register and the consolidated reports of the block is prepared by the Block Coordinator

The services provided during the WHND includes

  • Antenatal Registration
  • Antenatal Checkups
  • Tracking out dropout pregnant women eligible for ANC registration
  • JSY registration
  • Vaccination for eligible Children
  • Vaccination for eligible dropout children
  • FP services
  • Checking up of BP, Weight
  • Distribution of iron Tablets
  • Awareness for various health programs

189931 ward health nutrition days were conducted during the year 2009-10 against a target of 217668 and 72880 WHNDs till September 2010 during the current financial year