It is a common knowledge that investment in one sector will give a strategic advantage to influencing to other variable. For example, improvements in mother's health may have multiplier effects as there is inadequate availability of fund to work in all sectors related to health, ICDA could organize one mega health camp covering 10 Gram Panchayats under Dhamnager Block of Bhadrak Dist.
AWARENESS PROGRAM ON SAFE MOTHERHOOD
ICDA has been made as Nodal Agency by White Ribbon Alliance in the Dist. of Bhadrak to address issues around maternal death. ICDA has taken 10 no. of NGOs as its partner to work on safe motherhood in the entire Dist. of Bhadrak. The campaign programme in this Dist. started with the participation of 3000 mothers in a rally, which was addressed by Higher Education Minister, Govt.of Orissa among others.
WORKSHOP FOR PRI'S ON REPRODUCTIVE & CHILD HEALTH
Two days workshop was organized for Members of Panchayat Raj Institution of Bhadrak Dist. on Reproductive and Child Health. There were 120 no. of participants in the workshop. The greater objective of the workshop is to involve PRIs in health focused issues. It is also believed that the health services could be better utilized if elected members of Panchayat Raj Institution are made aware of different health programmes of the Govt. Deptt. Of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Orissa had allocated fund for this workshop.
ICDA has organized a massive rally to make the people aware of AIDS and its implication. The entire programme was revolved round myth and fear relating to AIDS and the role of every individual in the society to prevent the disease from being pandemic. This programme was carried out in association with District Aids Society, Bhadrak
FEMALE HEALTH WORKERS TRAINING
ICDA has been selected as trainer of FHW for Dhamnagar Block under Dhamnagar Community Health Center (CHC). Its doctor and other staffs are imparting training to Health workers at different location.