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Terms of Reference of Staffs under Adolescent Health Program and RBSK

In order to implement Adolescent Health program and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram smoothly, the terms of reference of the various staff under Adolescent Health Program and RBSK have been developed and have been annexed herewith.

Government of West Bengal
Directorate of Health Services
Swasthya Bhawan, “A” wing, 3rd Floor, GN-29
Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091

No. H/451/CFW/2007/2008(27) Dated: 27.11.2013

To:
The CMOH (All Districts]/DFWO-Kolkata/MSVP (CMC/BMCH/BSMCH/NBMCH/MMCH/Baharampur MCH/Malda MCH)

Subject: Terms of reference of various staff under Adolescent Health Program and RBSK.

In order to implement Adolescent Health program and Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram smoothly, the terms of reference of the various staff under Adolescent Health Program and RBSK have been developed and have been annexed herewith. You are requested to see the same is strictly followed.

Date:
Place: Kolkata

Sd/- Director of Health Services & eo Secretary

Annexure- Guideline for peer group formation

No. H-451 dated 27.11.2013, Source

Terms of Reference – ARSH

Block Primary Health Centre (BPHC):

District Hospitals/ Medical College Hospitals

Overall administrative control of the dedicated staff of ARSH program will be the respective ACMOH on behalf of CMOH at sub-divisional level.

Lady counsellor ARSH – Block level

Services at clinic Out reach Services
  • To run of Clinic for 3 days/week- Monday, Wednesday & Friday from (9 am to 4 PM)
  • To prepare micro plan for the coming month within last week of the current month
  • To develop and display adolescent friendly IEC/BCC materials at the clinic.
  • To ensure availability of proper Signage from OPD to clinic, equipments( eg. Weighing machine, measuring tape etc.), suggestion box, notice board.
  • To develop a comprehensive resource map for need based referral and linkages-intra and inter sectoral.
  • To provide Counselling services to adolescents , Gatekeepers of the adolescents
  • The counsellor will refer the adolescents (if required) to nearby appropriate facility (secondary/tertiary) with referral slips. At BPHCs the Medical Officers will examine clients at Anwesha clinic.
  • To follow outcomes of the referred clients
  • To maintain record in prescribed registers and to prepare monthly report and to send to the district within 3rd of the next month.
  • To participate and share outreach plan in Block MIES meetings and discuss pertinent issues.
  • To maintain intersectoral coordination with the staff of all other relevant departments
  • To perform the activities as directed by the controlling officers.
  • To convene periodic meetings with the stakeholders
  • Preparation of microplan in consultation with BMOH/BPHN/SI of Schools and CDPO for 3 days in a week – Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday (school & community) for the coming month within last week of the current month with special emphasis on co education school, clubs, Gymnasium etc.
  • To orient and provide awareness to school teachers, managing committee and parents.
  • To generate awareness, need, adolescent centric topic discussion, performing varios activities related to adolescents’ problems.
  • To identify peer educators, orient them, review their performance regularly
  • To participate in the Health mela, Koishore mela/Utsav, intersectoral convergence meeting, block MIS meeting etc.

Male counsellor-ARSH Clinic – Block level

Services at clinic Out reach Services
  • To run of Clinic for 3 days/week- Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday (9 am to 4 PM).
  • To prepare micro plan for the coming month within last week of the current month
  • To develop and display adolescent friendly IEC/BCC materials at the clinic.
  • To ensure availability of proper Signage from OPD to clinic. Equipments ( e.g. Weighing machine, measuring tape etc.), suggestion box, notice board etc.
  • To develop a comprehensive resource map for need based referral and linkages-intra and inter sectoral.
  • To provide Counselling services to adolescents, Gatekeepers of the adolescents
  • The counsellor will refer the adolescents (if required) to nearby appropriate facility (secondary/tertiary) with referral slips. At BPHCs the Medical Officers will examine clients at Anwesha clinic.
  • To follow outcomes of the referred clients
  • To maintain record in prescribed registers and to prepare monthly report and to send to the district within 3rd of the next month.
  • To participate and share outreach plan in Block MIES meetings and discuss pertinent issues.
  • To maintain intersectoral coordination with the staff of all other relevant departments
  • To perform the activities as directed by the controlling officers.
  • To convene periodic meetings with the stakeholder
  • Preparation of microplan in consultation with BMOH/BPHN/SI of Schools and CDPO- 3 days in a week – Monday, Wednesday, Friday (school & community) for the coming month within last week of the current month with special emphasis on Boys’ school, co-education school, clubs, Gymnasium etc.
  • To orient and provide awareness to school teachers, managing committee and parents.
  • To generate awareness, need, adolescent centric topic discussion, performing varios activities related to adolescents’ problems.
  • To identify peer educators, orient them, review their performance regularly
  • To participate in the Health mela, Koishore mela/Utsav, intersectoral convergence meeting, block MIS meeting etc.

Counsellor at AFHC:

Services at clinic Out reach Services
  • To run of Clinic for 5 days/week -Monday to Friday ( from 9 am to 4 PM)
  • To develop and display adolescent friendly IEC/BCC materials at the clinic.
  • To ensure availability of proper Signage from OPD to clinic., equipments ( eg. Weighing machine, measuring tape etc.), suggestion box, notice board etc.
  • To develop a comprehensive resource map for need based referral and linkages-intra and inter sectoral.
  • To provide Counselling services to adolescents, Gatekeepers of the adolescents
  • The counsellor will refer the adolescents (if required) and will accompany the clients within the facility. Otherwise, they will refer their clients to nearby appropriate facility with referral slips.
  • To follow outcomes of the referred clients
  • To maintain record in prescribed registers and to prepare monthly report and to send to the district within 3rd of the next month.
  • To maintain liaison with the doctors /nurses & other Staffs of the hospital time to time.
  • To maintain intersectoral coordination with the staff of all other relevant departments
  • To maintain liaison with ARSH counsellors at the block level
  • To perform the activities as directed by the controlling officers.
  • To convene periodic meetings with the stakeholders
  • Preparation of microplan for outreach on Saturday every week (school & community) for the coming month within last week of the current month within the municipal area.
  • To orient and provide awareness to school teachers, managing committee and parents.
  • To generate awareness, need, adolescent centric topic discussion, performing various activities related to adolescents’ problems.
  • To identify peer educators, using the platform of SUDA.
  • To participate in the Health mela, Koishore mela/Utsav, intersectoral convergence meeting, block MIS meeting etc.

Medical Officer at AFHC:

DEO at AFHC

Terms of Reference

Programme Supervisor

  1. Function as a member of the DPMU and assist District RCH team in the areas of Program Management and HR management with respect to RBSK and Adolescent Health.
  2. To assess, maintain and update on infrastructure, logistics and implementation of RBSK with special emphasis on functioning of the Mobile Health Teams.
  3. Active participation in the preparation of District Health Action Plan.
  4. Monitoring of timely and accurate monthly reporting by the facilities. Analyzing of data after compilation by programme associate, Assist the Programme Officer in sharing the analysis of reports and pertinent observations with the blocks; Ensure timely flow of all monthly reports to State Head quarter.
  5. Performance reviews in District MIES & in selected Block MIES
  6. Monitor timely preparation and compilation of Microplan of the mobile health team
  7. Organize training and capacity building of AHP. Development of RBSK and AHP training calendar.
  8. Monitoring of AHP activities by maintaining standard check list at block level,
  9. Liaison with Dept of School Education/ Dept, of Woman & Child Dev./ General Administration/P & RD/ PHE for effective implementation and smooth functioning of different components under Adolescent Health Program and RBSK,
  10. Monitor Out reach activities of Counsellors.
  11. Visiting schools, ARSH Clinic and Anganwadi Centres- Viz.- 5 blocks/month, 2Schools/month, 4 AWCS/Month, 4 AFHCs /Month, 1 Peer Group/ Month
  12. Assessing the requirements and management of supply chain of drugs/logistics under guidance of Dy. CMOH III.
  13. Overseeing smooth management of referrals and ensuring linkages as per guidelines. Maintaining liaison with Heads/ Nodal Officers for referral management at secondary/tertiary health facilities)
  14. Assist in the development of a contingency plan for possible adverse events at the block level and ensuring that quick response teams with defined SOP for WIFS are in place.
  15. Any activity assigned by the RCH Officer
  16. Performing the activities of Programme Associate in his/her absence.

Programme Associate

  1. Assist the RCH team in areas of RBSK and Adolescent Health Program (AHP).
  2. Timely collection and compilation of reports.
  3. Assessing of infrastructure of School health team and provision of all support as directed by the Superiors,
  4. Maintaining of records and databank of HR; Coordinate, planing and implementation of IEC activities.
  5. Assist in performance review in District MIES & in selected Block MIES
  6. Providing support to programme supervisor in preparation of District Health Action plan for RBSK components of AHP.
  7. Assist in organization of capacity building activities.
  8. Communicating necessary directives from State/ District level to the blocks/Mobile Health Teams (MHT).
  9. Assessing the requirements and management of supply chain of drugs/logistics under guidance of Dy. CMOH III.
  10. Ensure data validation of District compiled report under guidance of Program Supervisor and Dy. CMOH-III.
  11. Any activity assigned by the RCH Officer
  12. Performing the activities of Programme Supervisor in his/her absence

Terms of Reference – Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK)

Medical Officer-

To Propagate W1FS programme when visiting upper primary and secondary Schools and give a feedback of status of WIFS to the BMOH on weekly and monthly basis.

2. Pharmacist:

3. Staff Nurse