Community Monitoring in Health Resources for the Practitioner
Building Block three explained:
The health mapping exercise is carried out to provide an understanding on the broad layout of the village/ neighbourhood so that the spatial issues related to access of health and related services can be understood.
The map gives an idea, about which area is isolated, which area is closer or farther from the health facility etc.
The types of health services available in the village Different service providers ad types of services available in the village.
Information on mode of transport availed to reach health facility, the deliveries/pregnancies in the village.
Types of diseases people in village are suffering Number of people hospitalized etc.
Also it provided an overview on what health, sanitation, water and other related services are available in the village.
And what more services are required to fill in the gap.