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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
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National Health Mission (NHM) and India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) Services in Newborn Health -An Overview
Mohanasundari SK1, Dr. Padmaja A2*
1PhD Scholar in INC, Faculty, College of Nursing, AIIMS Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
2Vice-Principal/Professor, College of Nursing, SVIMS, Tirupati, AP.
India contributes to 17.5% of the world’s population and nearly one-fifth of the total live births. Its contribution to the global burden of newborn deaths (27%) is higher when compared to that of maternal and under-5 deaths. Around 16% of global maternal death; and 21% of under-5 deaths is contributed by India. To overcome this problem UNICEF global campaign on “Every Child Alive” was launched to Protect the child from preventable causes by adopting 4 measures. Recently, the government of India has also made some robust policy decisions to combat the major causes of newborn death with particular focus on sick newborns, preterm babies and low birth weight babies. India launched more health programs which focus on newborn care to control NMR; also those programs are given significant expected outcome. The mile stones in maternal and child health are launch of- CSSM, RCH-II & RCH-II, NRHM, RMNCH+A, and INAP.
National health mission, India newborn action plan, services, newborn health.
Mohanasundari SK, Padmaja A. National Health Mission (NHM) and India Newborn Action Plan (INAP) Services in Newborn Health -An Overview. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(4):366-370.
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