The following important IEC activities have been undertaken in the State during 2010-2011.
Behaviour Change Communication
BCC Programmes have been prepared and developed for both State & District level to create awareness among the community on different health programmes.
Observance of Designated Health Days The important Health Days were observed in State, District & Block level to generate awareness among the communities & people in general on various Health and related issues. Those are -
- New born care week
- World Population Day
- World Breast Feeding Week
- World Health Day
- Safe Motherhood Day
Health Exhibitions have been carried out at State, District, Block & Sub-centre level for awareness of general public. The main attraction of the year was the
Republic Day Tableaux, 2011, which focused on GKS and Swasthya Kantha campaign allover the State. Adivasi Exhibition is focused mainly on Maternity Waiting Home, Janani Express & Swasthya Kantha which was well appreciated by Hon’ble Chief Minister & general public.
To create awareness, steps have been taken to erect hoardings on various health issues and programmes i.e. Hand washing, RNTCP, Swasthya Kantha Campaign etc.
Wall painting activities have been under taken to disseminate health information on key issues such as Child Health, Maternal Health, Adolescent Health, Family Planning and Tribal Health for popularizing the programmes and schemes of Government of Orissa among general public.