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Table 3 Overview of services provided

From: Implementation fidelity of village health and nutrition days in Hardoi District, Uttar Pradesh, India: a cross-sectional survey

Activity or service1 # VHNDs (N = 31) % VHNDs
Activity or Service
 Vaccination (children) 30 96.8
 Antenatal care check-ups (pregnant women) 30 96.8
 Vitamin A supplements (children) 27 87.1
 Weighing (children) 26 83.9
 Antenatal care registration 24 77.4
 Tuberculosis treatment 5 16.1
 Malnutrition management 4 12.9
 Identification of anaemia 4 12.9
 Distribution of oral rehydration salts 3 9.7
 Identification of disabilities 0 0
 Provision of condoms and oral contraceptive pills; external referrals 0 0
 Identification of tuberculosis 0 0
Health promotion topics discussed
 Institutional delivery 26 83.9
 Registration for the Janani Suraksha Yojana 19 61.3
 Danger signs during pregnancy 14 45.2
 Exclusive breastfeeding 14 45.2
 Post-natal care 10 32.3
 Nutrition 7 22.6
 Care during diarrhoea and home management 4 12.9
 Age at marriage 1 3.2
 Dangers of sex selection 1 3.2
 Weaning and complementary feeding 0 0
 Care during acute respiratory infections 0 0
 Prevention of malaria, tuberculosis, and other communicable diseases 0 0
 Prevention of HIV/AIDS 0 0
 Prevention of reproductive and sexually transmitted infections 0 0
 Importance of safe drinking water 0 0
 Personal hygiene 0 0
 Household sanitation 0 0
 Education of children 0 0
 Disease outbreak 0 0
 Disaster management 0 0
  1. 1 These are activities or services specified in the government of India VHND guidelines6
  2. 2 These are topics discussed with at least one participant at a given VHND