|Community Monitoring in Health Resources for the Practitioner|
The Village/ Neighbourhood Health Profile is a valuable tool for the CBM practitioners in health.
The village health profile will also help in comparing the changes that will be brought about through the community monitoring process. The expected changes are improvement in services, increased utilization of government services and decrease in health related expenditure. Overall it helps the practitioners to strategise and prioritise issues for the realisation of health rights of community members.
Two key elements of Health Profile include the following:
This profile should be used by the facilitators and the community team members to familiarise themselves before they start with the monitoring process.