A Mixed Method Study to Assess the Job Performance of Female Health Workers (ANMs) and Problems Faced by them in the Selected District of Uttar Pradesh

  • Urvashi Mishra M.Sc. Nursing (Community Health Nursing) 2nd Year, Rufaida College of Nursing, Jamia Hamdard(deemed to be university), New Delhi, India. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1198-3148
  • Urmila Bhardwaj Professor, Rufaida College of Nursing, Jamia Hamdard(deemed to be university), New Delhi, India.
  • Neha John Assistant Professor, Rufaida College of Nursing, Jamia Hamdard(deemed to be university), New Delhi, India.
Keywords: Female Health Workers, Job Performance, Beneficiaries, Problem Faced

Abstract

Introduction: Female health workers (ANMs) are one of the important links between health services and the community. The success in improving the comprehensive primary health services for the rural poor in India depends on how efficiently female health workers (ANMs) is able to perform.

Objectives: The main objectives of the study were to assess the job performance of female health workers and problems faced by them and beneficiaries.

Methodology: Both qualitative and quantitative approach with a non - experimental research design was adopted for the research study. 71 female health workers (ANMs) by using Convenience sampling technique and 91 beneficiaries by using systemic random sampling technique were selected for quantitative approach and for qualitative part 7 female health workers (ANMs) and 9 beneficiaries were chosen from Shrawasti district, Uttar Pradesh. Data collection was done by using rating scale and semi-structured interview schedule.

Conclusion: Drawn from the study was a need to strengthen the grass root level interventions in terms of strengthening the sub centers.

How to cite this article:
Mishra U, Bhardwaj U, John N. A Mixed Method Study to Assess the Job Performance of Female Health Workers (ANMs) and Problems Faced by them in the Selected District of Uttar Pradesh. Int J Nurs Midwif Res 2019; 6(4): 2-7.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24321/2455.9318.201925

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2020-03-28