ASHA

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AcronymDefinition
ASHAAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHAAmerican Social Health Association
ASHAAmerican Speech and Hearing Association
ASHAAmerican School Health Association
ASHAAccredited Social Health Activist (India)
ASHAAmerican Social Hygiene Association (now American Social Health Association)
ASHAAmerican Seniors Housing Association
ASHAAmerican Schools and Hospitals Abroad (USAID)
ASHAAmerican Shire Horse Association
ASHAAmerican Surgical Hospital Association
ASHAAustralasian Society for Historical Archaeology (Australia, New Zealand)
ASHAAmerican Sulphur Horse Association
ASHAAlaska State Housing Authority
ASHAAmerican Saddlebred Horse Association, Inc.
ASHAAmerican Suffolk Horse Association
ASHAAdvanced Station Housing Allowance
ASHAAustralian Spiritual Healers Association (est. 1964; Australia)
ASHAAction for Securing Health for All
ASHAAmerican Show Horse Association
ASHAAurora Shores Homeowners Association
ASHAArmed Services Health Affairs
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Soon after, an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) worker informed the local health centre to send an ambulance.
Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers are one among the key instruments for achieving this goal.
The NRHM document has envisaged: (i) training and capacity enhancement of Panchayati Raj Institutions to own, control and manage public health services; and (ii) promoting access to improved health care at the household level through the female health activist ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist).
An accredited social health activist ( ASHA), Jamuna Mani said the prime minister's words of encouragement would make her work harder to save people from the dreaded disease that had also haunted her own village of Tendagaon on the outskirts of Kuldiha wildlife sanctuary.
(3) The Janani suraksha Yojna (JSY) is an ambitious step under NRHM which is introduced on 12th April 2005 to reduce Neonatal and maternal mortality by promoting institutional deliveries as well as better ante natal care and post natal care through Accredited social Health Activist. (4) At birth immunization is a important preventive measure however the impact of JSY scheme on at birth immunization practice especially in tertiary level health centre has not been documented.
About Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) (2014), Retrieved June 3, 2015, from http:/ /nrhm.gov.in/communitisation/asha/aboutasha.html
Evaluation of trained Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers regarding their knowledge, attitude and practices about child health.
Accredited social health activist (ASHA) workers and the local community-based organisation (CBO) network were involved in rapid survey programmes.
With this in mind, the Indian Health and Family Welfare Ministry has developed its Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) scheme which has been running in 150 districts since 2010 and is due for expansion in 2012--with the ultimate aim of providing 200 million women with 100 sanitary napkins each.
Under NRHM, a new cadre of workforce known as accredited social health activist (ASHA) was started.
UPA Chairperson said "under the NRHM a solid health care infrastructure has been built in the country; there are about 9 lakh ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) volunteers inducted into service.
The main strategy has been recruitment of female health volunteer in villages, Accredited Social Health Activist, and expansion of infrastructure, mainly buildings, transport, and digitization.
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