Findings of NFHS – 4

  • Launching of PradhanMantri National Dialysis Services Programme,

  • Launching Mother’s Absolute Affection (MAA) Programme

  • Launching of   PradhanMantriSurakshitMatritvaAbhiyan, 

  • Introduction of Rubella vaccine- it is an Universal Immunization Programme as Measles-Rubella combination vaccine to provide protection against congenital birth defects caused by Rubella infection,   

  • Launching of “Mission ParivarVikas” in 145 high focus districts having higher total fertility rates(TFR) in the country,

  • Expansion of basket of choices, to include new contraceptives like Injectable contraceptive, Centchroman and Progestogen Only Pills (POP),

  • Launching of a universal population based screening programme for early detection, management and control of common non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and cancers (breast, cervix and oral).

  • Swachh Swasth Sarvatra (SSS), a joint initiative of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS) to leverage the achievements of the two Ministries for convergence of the interventions to maximize the health gains.

Source:PIB

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