OHEP interventions

1. Community education and mobilisation

a. Health post open house

b. One to one/small group discussions by Women Development Army leaders (WDAs)

c. Engage agricultural extension workers to reach to male partners

d. Engaging community schools

e. Engaging religious and traditional leaders

f. Projecting health a

g. Development and transmission of radio spots b

2. Capacity building

Demand side

a. Strengthening WDA using ‘level one WDA training’ and Community Based Data for Decision Making c

Supply side

b. Joint supportive supervision

c. Organising performance review meetings and refresher trainings

d. Gap-filling training in iCCM/CBNC/IMNCI

e. Gap-filling printing and distribution of iCCM/CBNC job aids

3. Ownership and accountability

Advocacy at all levels for:

a. Integration of iCCM/CBNC into

i. balanced scored card

ii. woreda based planning

iii. Supportive supervision

iv. performance review meeting

v. budget allocation,

vi. supply chain management

vii. HMIS

b. Management standard for health post opening hours

c. Ambulance service for children who are referred

Community participation:

d. Engaging kebele command post

e. Creating a community-feedback mechanism

a Projecting health: Building the capacity of communities to create videos containing localised video content, with the aim of screening the contextually relevant video for changing and sustaining desired behaviours.

b on newborn danger signs, early care seeking and the availability of services at health posts.

c Community Based Data for Decision Making: involves a sketch map and registration book which is used by the WDA leader to track and monitor the status of households which are illegible for specific health services.

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