Integration of NTD Control Campaigns with Other Health Interventions
An Exploration of Potential Integration of Neglected Tropical Disease Control Campaigns in Two Districts of Uttar Pradesh, India
Engage community health workers (ASHAs) to serve as links between communities and the healthcare system.
Train, support, and incentivize community health workers (ASHAs).
Provide a single training manual for the integrated campaign.
Use technology for real-time monitoring and supportive supervision.
Involve local champions and local government in social mobilization to instill confidence and motivate the population.
Leverage existing and familiar platforms or approaches (e.g., Village Health Nutrition Days).
Facilitate intersectoral collaboration to agree upon roles and responsibilities.