AASC-UNICEF Partnership

Assam Administrative Staff College (AASC) in partnership with UNICEF has launched a state-wide sensitization program on pulse Polio immunization. The main purpose is to social mobilization to make Assam Polio free within the shortest possible time. Mr. Jude Henriques and Ms. Seema from UNICEF's Calcutta office held detailed discussion with Mr. B. R. Samal, Director, AASC to identify the key strategies and interventions for the program and the following activities were agreed to.

Polio and RI programme communication activities August 2004 to July 2005  
  Activties Level Per unit cost Number Months/ Frequency Total cost
A AASC  State        
1 AASC Cell (1 year)          
Salary of coordinator   20,000 1 12 240,000
Salary of Research officer   15,000 1 12 180,000
Salary of Office Asst   8,000 1 12 96,000
Telephone for coordinator   500 1 9 4,500
Cell phone support for key staff   500 2 9 9,000
Mobility for AASC staff   10,000 1 9 90,000
Stationery   1,000 1 9 9,000
Postage/courrier charges   1,000 1 9 9,000
GIS support for maps    50,000 1 1 50,000
           
2 Preparation of IEC materials          
Video spots (CM, Ministers…)   50,000 1 1 50,000
  Video spots (Assam influential personalities...)   50,000 1 1 50,000
  Workshops for preparation of audio songs on polio (6 local cultural)    15,000 6 1 90,000
Professional recording of audio songs   25,000 6 1 150,000
  Development and production of IEC materials in 5 local languages (Assamese, Bodo, Bengali, English, Hindi) x 6 types of materials @ Rs 15,000 each   15,000 6 5 450,000
           
3 Workshops/Visits          
State level workshops   100,000 2 1 200,000
State level meetings   15,000 3 1 45,000
State level review meetings   50,000 2 1 100,000
Documentation   50,000 1 1 50,000
Newsletter   3 5,000 6 90,000
Exposure Visits   10,000 36 1 360,000
  Mobility support for probationer/students         50,000
Priority Districts (12 districts)          
B 1 District level cell           
Hon to district staff   2,000 12 6 144,000
Stationery   1,000 12 6 72,000
Mobility   1,000 12 6 72,000
telephone/postage   500 12 6 36,000
newsletter   2,000 12 3 72,000
Cell for coordinator   500 12 6 36,000
  Development and updation of polio website district level   5,000 12 1 60,000
           
B 2 District workshops District        
  District level sensitisation workshops (60 persons x Rs 145 (Rs 50 for luch, tea + Rs 80 TA + 15 stationery) + 1000 for mike/battery + 300 misc) = Rs 10,000   10,000 12 2 240,000
District level planning/review meetings   5,000 12 2 120,000
Mobility   3,000 12 5 180,000
           
B 3 Block level workshops (120 blocks) Block        
  Block level sensitisation workshops (40 persons x Rs 95 (Rs 40 for lunch, tea + Rs 40 TA + 15 stationery) + 600 for mike/battery + 100 misc) = Rs 4500   4,500 120 2 1,080,000
Block level planning/review meetings   1,500 120 2 360,000
Mobility/fuel charges/travel costs   1,000 120 5 600,000
           
C Other Districts (15 districts)          
C 1 District level cell           
Hon to district staff   2,000 15 6 180,000
Stationery   1,000 15 6 90,000
Mobility   1,000 15 6 90,000
telephone/postage   500 15 6 45,000
newsletter   2,000 15 3 90,000
Cell for coordinator   500 15 6 45,000
  Development and updation of polio website district level   5,000 15 1 75,000
           
 C 2 District workshops District        
  District level sensitisation workshops (60 persons x Rs 145 (Rs 50 for luch, tea + Rs 80 TA + 15 stationery) + 1000 for mike/battery + 300 misc) = Rs 10,000   10,000 15 2 300,000
District level planning/review meetings   5,000 15 1 75,000
Mobility/POL   3,000 15 4 180,000
           
C 3 Block level workshops (100 blocks) Block        
  Block level sensitisation workshops (40 persons x Rs 95 (Rs 40 for lunch, tea + Rs 40 TA + 15 stationery) + 600 for mike/battery + 100 misc) = Rs 4500   4,500 100 2 900,000
Block level planning/review meetings   1,500 100 2 300,000
Mobility/fuel charges/travel costs   1,000 100 5 500,000
           
Total         8,314,500

As part of the interventions identified, a state level sensitization workshop for social mobilization for Polio eradication will be held in AASC, Guwahati on 30th October 2004. District key functionaries--Nehru Yuva Kendra coordinator, ICDS project Officers, Addl. CM&HO, Secretaries of Literacy Campaigns, prominent NGO representatives--will attend the workshop.

AGENDA: 30th Oct 2004, AASC, Khanapara, Guwahati

Timings

Activities

9.30 hours

Registration

 

 

10.00 – 10.45

Inaugural Session

Lighting the Lamp

Director’s Remarks

Chief Guest’s Remarks

President’s Remarks

 

 

10.45 – 11.15

Tea Break

 

 

11.15 – 12.15

Technical Session on Polio

Polio Eradication in Assam – SMO, WHO-NPSP

Issues in Polio Eradication – Director, Health & Family Welfare, GoA

Strengthening the Services for Polio & RI in Assam – UNICEF

 

 

12.15 – 13.15

Session on Social Mobilization

Role of District Administration in Polio Eradication – UNICEF

Social Mobilization with Secondary Education – Directorate of Secondary Education, GoA

Proposed Project Highlights – AASC

 

 

13.15 – 14.00

Lunch Break

 

 

14.00 – 15.00

Interactive Session

Discussion and Question-Answer Session

Suggestions for Programme Communication Activities (social mobilization, community dialogue, IPC) and IEC Materials for Polio NIDs

Discuss Agenda for Activities in 12 Focus Districts for November Round of IPPI

Discuss Agenda for Activities in remaining 15 Districts

Linkages with Health Department, Panchayats and NGOs

 

 

15.00 – 16.00

Finalization of District Action Plans

16.00 – 16.30

Valedictory Function

Check List & Timelines for AASC State Level Workshop 

Task

Activity

Person Responsible

To be completed / finalized by

Finalize workshop date

Discussed with AASC on 7/10 and finalized for 30th Oct 2004

-

-

Finalize venue

AASC

-

-

Prepare list of participants / invitees

To discuss and finalize with AASC on 12/10

UNICEF / AASC

12/10

Dispatch / fax invites & letter

To discuss with AASC on 12/10 and prepare draft letters

UNICEF / AASC

18/10

 

Prepare workshop agenda

Prepared. To finalize with AASC on 12/10

UNICEF / AASC

12/10

Prepare background / briefing note on purpose of the workshop for participants

To prepare a draft & discuss with AASC on 12/10

UNICEF / AASC

15/10

Prepare presentations :

a)      Role of District Administration in Polio Eradication – UNICEF 

b)      Social Mobilization with Secondary Education – Directorate of Secondary Education, GoA 

c)       Proposed Project Highlights – AASC

 

To email (a) to Jude on 12/10

 

To prepare and discuss (b) with AASC on 12/10

 To prepare and discuss (c) with AASC on 12/10

UNICEF

20/10

Revise IEC material and prepare prototypes

a)   Collect soft copy from Sec Education on 11/10

b)   Discuss sections for revision and edit text and layout as required on 12/10

UNICEF

 

UNICEF / AASC

15/10

Photocopy revised IEC material for State Workshop

150 sets

AASC

20/10

Collect presentation handouts from UNICEF, WHO, Directorate Health & photocopy

150 sets

 

AASC

25/10

Provide UNICEF documents for State Workshop to AASC

100 sets of

·          UNICEF – State of World Children Report 2004

·          SPO – Assam

·          Facts for Life – Assamese / English

UNICEF

20/10


n        Contents of the Folder for Participants (100 sets)

·          Agenda

·          Background / briefing note on purpose of the workshop

·          Handouts of presentation slides

·          One set of IEC material

·          UNICEF – State of World Children Report 2004

·          SPO – Assam

·          Facts for Life – Assamese

 

n        Workshop Material

·          Banner

·          Laptop / computer

·          LCD

·          Screen

·          White boards

·          Flip charts

·          Markers

·          Plastic folders

·          Writing pad

·          Pen / pencil

 

n        Other Arrangements

·          Workshop refreshments

·          Documentation / photography

 

n        Other Discussion Points

·          List of priority districts

·          Exposure visit dates

·          District workshop dates, agenda, participants, resource persons, presentations, material for folder for participants

 

n        Copy for banner

 

 

Sensitization Workshop for Social Mobilization

for Strengthening Routine Immunization and Polio Eradication in the State of Assam

Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati

 

Venue : Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati

Saturday 30 October 2004


 

Project Highlights

A.      Objective

B.      Expected outcomes

C.      Strategy & approach (multi sectoral, phasing out)

D.      Interventions

Polio cell at AASC

State level workshop

Exposure visits

Polio cell at district level

District level workshops

Block level workshops

 

E.      Polio Cell at AASC

·          Composition

·          Role & responsibility

·          Interventions & activities [Website, Newsletter, IEC material (video, audio, print), Documentation of successful interventions / case studies]

 

F.       State Level Workshop

 

G.      Exposure Visits

 

H.      Polio Cell at district level

·          Composition

·          Role & responsibility

·          Interventions & activities

 

I.        District level workshops

·          Purpose

·          Participants

·          District workshop dates in priority districts

 

J.        Block level workshops

·          Purpose

·          Participants

 

K.      AASC Contribution

·          Time of the Director and other senior professional staff

·          Room for Polio cell

·          Web page on AASC website & district websites of NIC

·          A session on Polio and RI in all its training programme

 

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS / INVITEES

Health Minister

Dr Bhumidhar Barman

Commissioner – Health

 

Commissioner – Education

 

Commissioner – Rural Development

 

Deputy Commissioners (27 districts)

 

Assistant Deputy Commissioners (27 districts)

 

Chairpersons – Zila Parishads (27 districts)

 

Joint Directors – Health (27 districts)

 

Additional Chief Medical & Health Officers (27 districts)

 

District Coordinators – NYK, ICDS, TLC (27 districts)

 

Director – Health & FW

Dr Motilal Nunisa

Director – Secondary Education

Mr B K Das

Deputy Director / State Nodal Officer – Secondary Education

Mr N K Bhagawati

State Surveillance Officer, National Polio Surveillance Programme, WHO

Dr Arup Deka

Rotary International

Mr Prabhat Kedia

 

 

 WIRELESS MESSAGE OF DIRECTOR, AASC TO ALL DEPUTY COMMISSIONERS

To : ALL DepComs

 

FROM : DIRECTOR, AASC

 

MEMO NO : AASC/(T/C)/33/2004    OCTOBER 13, 2004

to strengthen routine immunization and increase coverage of polio immunization through intensive social mobilization and advocacy initiatives with special emphasis to make the upcoming IPPI (intensified pulse polio immunization) on 21st november 2004 successful (,) Assam Administrative staff college with support from UNICEF is organizing a workshop at 9.00am on 30 October 2004 at its khanapara campus. community mobilization thru intensive kalajatra has been indentified as one of the strategies for this round. please depute the following team from your district: nehru yuva kendra co-ordinator, ICDS project officers, TLC secretry, addl. cm&Ho (polio), executive magistrate (i/c polio), zilla parishad president, one reputed ngo representative. Actual BUS-fare, da as admissible under rules, fooding, etc shall be borne from this end. each team from the district should meet under the chairmanship of DC and bring an action plan to make the ippi a success in their district. fund will be released thru the team after the workshop for intesive kalajatra and monitoring thereafter. Depcoms are also invited to the workshop.

 

Copy:

                              

1.All Deputy Commissioners

2.All Zilla Parishad Presidents

3.All TLC Secretaries

4.All ICDS project Officers

5.All NYK co-ordinators

6.All Addl. CM & HO/ Joint director, Health

                                                                                                     

 

 


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