b)The project targeting local communities started
At least 90% of pregnant women attending selected
recently with cooperation from the Provincial Public
SDPs receiving four or more ANC contacts according
Health Offices in the respective provinces and the
to the approved standards.
Tambon Administration Offices (TAO) in the target
At least 80% of both female and male clients are
areas. It aims to involve, mobilize and empower
satisfied with RH services including choice of birth
the community to run their reproductive health
spacing method offered, Ante natal Care (ANC)
programmes focusing on prevention of HIV/AIDS,
and STI/HIV/AIDS prevention and counseling.
STIs and unintended pregnancy by applying
A referral system for RH care and service between
community based participatory needs assessment
the communities and the government run health
and social marketing for effective and sustainable
service centres has been established.
interventions during and after project completion.
Expanding Reproductive Health Care Services to Tsunami
UNFPA projects are being carried out in Phang Nga,
The project interventions which have been designed
Ranong, Phuket and Krabi provinces.
based on the evidence and recommendations from
the needs assessment and the baseline survey have
proved to be on the right track and have achieved most
Reproductive Health Care Services
of the indicators despite constraints such as enforcing
in Tsunami Affected Areas in Thailand
the deadline for migrant worker registration and a
March 2005 December 2006; Project THA8R206
shortage of Burmese speaking staff and volunteers,
Expanding Reproductive Health Care Services to
Tsunami Affected Areas
, component a) duration
March December 2005; component b) September
Lessons learned: Close collaboration and communications
among implementing agencies, donors, stakeholders
and concerned authorities should be improved to
RESULTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
avoid duplication of work and ensure the effectiveness
Reproductive Health Care Services in Tsunami Affected
of the assistance.
Areas in Thailand
To date, more than 12,000 people have been covered
by the project. At the end of October 2005, 85.71% of
the funds for activities this year have been imple
Over 80% of service delivery points (SDPs) are
operational, providing integrated, gender sensitive
and age specific reproductive health, family planning,
HIV information, counseling and services according
to the established Standards of Care.
More than 90% of the target group of service
providers has been trained in providing quality,
integrated, gender sensitive, age specific service
provision, counseling and interpersonal skills, espe
cially youth friendly communication skills; RH
needs of the older persons.
100% of selected SPDs are providing emergency
obstetric services to approved standards.