Philosophy Of A.N.M.
Health is fundamental human right. Maintenance of optimum level of health entails individual as well as social responsibility. However health can never be adequately protected by health services without active involvement of the community.
Indian nursing council (INC) believes that ANM/FHW plays a vital role in the rural health care delivery system. She should be sensitive and accountable to meet the health needs of the community. She should be sensitive and accountable to meet the health needs of the community. She should be able to provide accessible, equitable, affordable and quality care. ANM/FHW can act as catalyst for promoting inter sectoral convergence in promotive and preventive health care ANM curriculum intend to prepare skilled and effective female health workers to achieve the goals of National Rural Health Mission which aims at bringing about dramatic improvement in the health system and health status of the country.
ANM / FHW in community health skills to practice basic health care at a defined level of proficiency in accordable with local conditions and to meet local needs. Further the program fits into the general education pattern as well as nursing educational pattern and nursing educational system.