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  Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram

22 Lakh Adolescent in Uttarakhand state, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched a health programme for adolescents, in the age group of 10-19 years in Phase manner, which would target their nutrition, reproductive health and substance abuse, among other issues. The key principles of this programme is adolescent participation and leadership, Equity and inclusion, Gender Equity and strategic partnerships with other sectors and stakeholders. The programme envisions enabling all adolescents in India to realize their full potential by making informed and responsible decisions related to their health and well being and by accessing the services and support they need to do so.

Target population

The targets group for RKSK is 10-19 years and the target population is sub divided =

Female – 10-14 years (including school going and drop outs)

Female -15-19 years (Including school going and drop outs)

Male -10-14 years (Including school going and drop outs)

Male -15-19 years (Including school going and drop outs)

Married Adolescents –male & female (Including school going and drop outs between the age group of 15-19 years

In First Phase :

There are 13 Districts in Uttarakhand out of which all the blocks of 06 districts will be covered by the ongoing RKSK Programme. Name of these districts are –

1. Dehradun
2. Udham Singh Nagar
3. Nainital
4. Haridwar (HPD)
5. Pauri (HPD)
6. Tehri (HPD)

There 66 RKSK Counselors Out of 78 Sanctioned, of Block Level Hospital and District Level Hospital Posted in state

Facility Level Initiatives -

• 60 AFHCs will be operationalized in all the blocks of 6 districts (51 Blocks), 03 Medical Colleges and 06 District Hospitals in the IIIrd and IVth quarter of 2014-15.

Community Level RKSK Initiatives

• 8800 Peer Educator (selection and training of PEs)
• Adolescent Health Day- 3000
• Weekly Iron Folic Supplementation Programme
• Menstrual Hygiene Scheme

Peer Educator Programme –

• Selection and training of PEs.

We have proposed 2 PEs (01 male and 01 female)/1000 population in the 06 districts selected districts as in most of villages especially in the hilly region population is less than 500.


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