2013 RI CONVENTIONGLOBAL GRANT VTT TO SIKKIMDistricts 1120 & 3240PDG Dr.Himansu Basu,MD,PhDConsultant Obstetrician GynaecologistProgramme Director, CALMEDTeam Leader Rtn Denise CollinsDr. Ippokratis Sarris, Dr. Haider Jan,Dr. Vinita Nair,Dr. Radhika Viswanata,Dr. Sangeetha Devarajan
2013 RI CONVENTIONFROM GSE TO VTTFROM A VISIT TO A PROGRAMMEFROM ANY TOPIC TO AN AREA OFFOCUSFROM EVOLUTION TO REVOLUTIONEvolution of VocationalRotary Service
2013 RI CONVENTION1. BIGGER – BENEFITS LARGECOMMUNITIES2. BETTER –EVIDENCE BASED3. BOLDER PROGRAMME WITHEMPHASIS ON IMPACT ANDSUSTAINABILITYEvolution of VocationalRotary Service
2013 RI CONVENTIONThe ProblemEvery 5 Minutes• Three mothers die• Sixty suffer from severe disabilitiesfollowing birth injuries• Twenty babies die at around birth
2013 RI CONVENTIONThe Tragedy• These occur mostly in low resourcedcountries• These are mostly preventable• A collaborative action is needed
2013 RI CONVENTIONMaternal Mortality – a case of being in the wrong place !A practical solution in low resourced countries
2013 RI CONVENTION• Collaborative• Actions in• Lowering of• Maternity• Encountered• DeathsCALMED MODELProtecting Mothers’ and Babies’ Health
2013 RI CONVENTIONC.A.L.M.E.D. CASCADEMonitoring& EvaluationTraining theTrainersTRotarians onResourcesRaisingAwareness byWomen’sGroupsTwo further visits at 12 and 24 months
2013 RI CONVENTIONOUR COLLABORATORSOUR COLLABORATORS
2013 RI CONVENTIONAt the foothills of the Himalayas !
2013 RI CONVENTIONPreparatory PhaseTeam Selection - 6 Ob-Gyn and LeadGlobal Grant Application-Budget $ 50,000- DDF $25,000- World Fund $ 25,000Team VisitFollow Up –Visits , Monitoring andEvaluation – it works !VTT CORE ACTIVITIES -5 Stages
2013 RI CONVENTIONWe were invited and visited Sikkimtwice before VTT !
2013 RI CONVENTION• A- 7 train 13 local Faculty –Adapted WHO Manuals ,Simulators,Role Play and Interaction withTrainees – Pre and Post Course Tests.• B- 13 train 19 workers –supportedby 7 VTT members –Same method ofTraining and TestsVTT TRAINING CASCADE A to ESIKKIM –APRIL 2013
2013 RI CONVENTION• C ─ All 20 participate in awarenesstraining of 39 primary “carers”- Charts,Posters , DVDs, Interaction• D ─ Discussion with 19 from Women’sGroups(8) including 8 IW Members –way forward with ASHAs and NRHM• E ─ Legacy - Training Materials, ─Mentoring, Return VisitsVTT TRAINING CASCADE A to ESIKKIM –APRIL 2013
2013 RI CONVENTIONPlease listen carefully ………….
2013 RI CONVENTIONA case of a collapsed pregnant woman!
2013 RI CONVENTIONCould you show that again please ?...................
2013 RI CONVENTIONOops ! Please be careful –it hurts !
2013 RI CONVENTIONTeam Meeting with GovernmentRotary’s Advocacy role
2013 RI CONVENTIONMay we please join you, ladies ?ASHA’s Advocacy role
2013 RI CONVENTIONWell Done Teams – You can Smile too!
2013 RI CONVENTIONWhy is CALMED VTT important ?• Comprehensive sustainableprogramme –hits at the root causes• Incorporates monitoring andevaluation as parts of theprogramme• Collaborative action with 7 otherorganisations –within and outsideRotary
2013 RI CONVENTIONWhy is CALMED VTT important ?• Based on knowledge and evidence• Empowersprofessionals, communities, Rotaryand partners• VTT with TOT has multiplyingeffects.• Return visits ,mentoring ,legacy ofequipment and other resources
2013 RI CONVENTIONWhy is CALMED VTT important ?• It is Collaborative• It is Comprehensive• It Cascades to the grass rootsIt is a Revolution saving livesof mothers and babies - Itworks !
2013 RI CONVENTIONNext Steps• District 1120 is going toBihar, District 3250 inDecember,2013 ……
2013 RI CONVENTIONPlease join the Revolution !email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.comPlease visit us in Booth 1112
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