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.


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