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Table 3 Intervention meeting plan

From: Community mobilisation with women's groups facilitated by Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) to improve maternal and newborn health in underserved areas of Jharkhand and Orissa: study protocol for a cluster-randomised controlled trial

ASHA TRAINING 1
Phase I: Problems Meeting 1 Introduction to the project
  Meeting 2 Identifying & prioritizing maternal problems in the community
  Meeting 3 Identifying & prioritizing neonatal problems in the community
ASHA TRAINING 2
Phase II:
Strategies
Meeting 4 Thermal care for newborns (story on preventing winter deaths)
  Meeting 5 Understanding causes and solutions for prioritized problems (story focusing on causes, effects and management)
  Meeting 6 Identifying and prioritising strategies for implementation
  Meeting 7 Choosing a method & preparing for sharing at the community meeting
  Meeting 8 Preparing for a community meeting
COMMUNITY MEETING 1 AND ASHA TRAINING 3
Phase III:
Implementation
Meeting 9 Assigning responsibilities for the implementation of strategies
  Meeting 10 Birth preparedness - Hygienic practices - Essential Newborn Care - Management of twins and low birth weight babies (demonstration)
  Meeting 11 Understanding & implementing home care strategies using picture cards
  Meeting 12 Understanding & implementing preventive strategies using picture cards
  Meeting 13 Understanding & implementing strategies for newborn emergency problems using picture cards
  ASHA TRAINING 4
  Meeting 14 Accessing appropriate care (game)
  Meeting 15 Emergency preparedness for maternal and neonatal problems (role-play)
  Meeting 16 Preventing maternal deaths through campaigning against the first delay
  Meeting 17 Learning about strategies implemented by other groups
  Meeting 18 Preparation for community meeting
   COMMUNITY MEETING 2
  ASHA TRAINING 5
Phase IV: Meeting 19 Phase-wise evaluation
Evaluation Meeting 20 Evaluation of women's group activities