Objective : To evaluate the Knowledge, attitude and practice of the simplified Partograph among Skilled Birth Attendant of Bonli block of Sawai Madhopur district.
Background : Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan has been a focused district of UNICEF because health indicators condition is very poor. In district it has been focused mainly Bonli block. Use of Partograph has been introduced in district from last 2 year. This study will be helpful in understanding the knowledge and attitude about the Partograph, of health care workers those are SBA trained and providing maternity services in Bonli block of Sawai Madhopur district. Recognizing value of the Partograph as a cheap, affordable and effective tool, the study explored the question of its use in the management of parturient woman.
Methodology : Study was cross sectional and conducted in Bonli block of Sawai Madhopur district. Respondents were all the SBA trained staff of block. Data collection has done with the help of closed ended questionnaire through personal interview conducted. For practices assessment review all the records of last 3 months like the number of deliveries were conducted at particular institution and out of total percentage of partograph were filled by respondents. Data analysis was done with the help of “Microsoft Excel 2007”.
Findings : It is found that out of total interview conducted only 53% of the respondents were having knowledge status more than 50%. Most of the workers 83% were shown positive attitude towards its use. During practice observation it is found that use of Partograph is being done more frequently and accurately by CHC level health worker (32% accurately) compare to PHC (27%) and SC (20%).
Recommendations : Reorientation training should be conducted for all the respondents. There is strong need to strengthen supply system of logistics at SC level. There is a strong need to develop supportive supervision system.
To evaluate the Knowledge, attitude and practice of the simplified Partograph among Skilled Birth Attendant of Bonli block of Sawai Madhopur district