UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    Which of the following is not a function to be performed by Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) under MRHM?

    A)  To provide primary medical care for minor ailments such as diarrhoea, fever and first aid for minor injuries

    B)  To escort/accompany pregnant women and children requiring treatment/admission to the nearest pre-identified health facility and to carry on child deliveries in case of emergency situation

    C)  To assist the village health and sanitation committee of the Gram Panchayat to develop a comprehensive village health plan

    D) (d) To act as a depot older for essential provisions being made available to all habitations like Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT), Iron Folic Acid Tablet (IFA), chloroquine, Disposable Delivery kits. oral trills and condoms etc.

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Empowered with knowledge and a drug kit to deliver first contact healthcare, every ASHA is expected to be a foundational head of community participation in public health programmes in her village. ASHA will be the 1st port of call for any health related demands of deprived difficult to access health services.

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