IJCRR - 6(11), June, 2014
PERCEPTION OF BENEFICIARIES INVOLVED IN AN INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM (CHCP) IN ADOPTED VILLAGE OF WARDHA DISTRICT: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY
Author: Abhay Mudey, Meenakshi Khapre, Smrutiranjan Nayak, Shubhangi Baviskar Bhagat, Yogesh Raut, V. K. Deshpande
Background of study: CHCP is an innovative, inter-disciplinary and unique approach launched by DMIMS (DU) first time in India in 2011. The main aim of the program was to introduce a comprehensive health care approach in the community along with the development of team spirit in newly entered medical and Para-medical students. This study is designed to evaluate the perception in terms of benefits of this innovative programme from beneficiaries involved in the program Methodology: A community based Cross sectional study, which was conducted from Feb to July. A comprehensive team comprised of 150 medical, 100 dental and 100 nursing students structured at the beginning of academic session and 5 families are allotted to each team of 3 medical +2 dental + 2 nursing students. Faculty members from all the three disciplines were designated for the program to give expert guidance to students. Randomly total 50 villagers i.e. one from each 5 allotted families of health team, who belong to the adopted area of programme, were selected for study. Result: Findings were that 90 % perceived that program was useful for them. Out of them 66.7% had perception that they get free, dental and nursing advice together.59.57% perceived that if students guide them, fear of hospital is minimized. In all community is benefited through Routine Health check-up, early detection, Removes the fear, anxiety, myths of some diseases & doorstep health education Conclusion: Beneficiaries get doorstep services by medical, dental and nursing students free of cost. They are also happy because of the counseling & health education by these students to remove fear and psychological tension regarding their diseases.
Keywords: Comprehensive health, Community health care, primary care, Doorstep service
Abhay Mudey, Meenakshi Khapre, Smrutiranjan Nayak, Shubhangi Baviskar Bhagat, Yogesh Raut, V. K. Deshpande. PERCEPTION OF BENEFICIARIES INVOLVED IN AN INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM (CHCP) IN ADOPTED VILLAGE OF WARDHA DISTRICT: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY International Journal of Current Research and Review. 6(11), June, 47-51
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