Focused Group Discussion of urban ASHA workers regarding their workrelated issues

Authors

  • Mansi M Brahmbhatt
  • Jay K Sheth

Abstract

Background: Urban ASHA workers bridge the gap between the Urban Health system and urban poor to provide accessible, affordable, accountable, reliable & effective primary health care.  Amis & Objectives: To identify work related problems faced by urban ASHA workers and to seek suggestions for their work-related issues. Settings and Design: FGD of Urban ASHA workers posted at Urban Health Centres of Ahmedabad. Methods and Material: Random sampling was used to select two UHCs and 8 Urban ASHA workers from both the UHCs for conducting FGDs. Statistical analysis used: interview transcribing. Results: Service gave them satisfaction, Salary did not!!! Some of the other important issues related to their work include transportation, cooperation from community, environmental issues & extended working hours. Conclusions: The problems identified and suggestions received needs to be taken seriously, addressed promptly and timely to improve service delivery.

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Published

2017-06-30

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Brahmbhatt MM, Sheth JK. Focused Group Discussion of urban ASHA workers regarding their workrelated issues. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2017 Jun. 30 [cited 2021 Nov. 28];29(2):187-90. Available from: https://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/744

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