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Accrediated Social Health Activist (ASHA) is a trained female community health activist who acts as a interface between the community and the public health system.

ASHA must be women resident of the village who is literate with formal education upto class eight and preferably in the age group of 25-45 years.


Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) is a resource person for ASHA and provides on-job training and guidance and ensures that ASHA gets the compensation for performance.

Anganwadi Worker (AWW) guides ASHA in performing activities such as organising Health Day at Anganwadi Centre and AWW is a depot holder for drug kits and will be issuing it to ASHA