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    Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent health

    Schemes Details
    Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK)The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched a health programme for adolescents, in the age group of 10-19 years, which would target their nutrition, reproductive health and substance abuse, among other issues. The strategy envisions that all adolescents in India are able to realise their full potential by making informed and responsible decisions related to their health and well-being, and by accessing the services and support they need to do so
    Rashtriya Bal SwasthyaKaryakram (RBSK)Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) is a new initiative aiming at early identification and early intervention for children from birth to 18 years to cover 4 'D's viz. Defects at  birth, Deficiencies, Diseases, Development delays including disability. It is important to note that the 0 - 6 years age group will be specifically managed at District Early Intervention Center (DEIC) level while for 6 - 18 years age group, management of conditions will be done through existing public health facilities. DEIC will act as referral linkages for both the age groups.
    Universal Immunisation ProgrammeImmunization Programme in India was introduced in 1978 as 'Expanded Programme of Immunization' (EPI) by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India provides several vaccines to infants, children and pregnant women through the Universal Immunisation Programme.
    Mission IndradhanushMission Indradhanush was launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India on December 25, 2014. Between 2009 - 2013 immunization coverage has increased from 61% to 65%, indicating only 1% increase in coverage every year. To accelerate the process of immunization by covering 5% and more children every year, Indradhanush mission has been adopted to achieve target of full coverage by 2020.
    Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA)PMSMA was launched in the year 2016 under National Health Mission. The program aims to provide assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care, free of cost, universally to all pregnant women on the 9th of every month. A fixed day ANC is given every month across the country. Pradhan Mantri SurakshitMatritva Abhiyan envisages to improve the quality and coverage of Antenatal Care (ANC) including diagnostics and counselling services as part of the Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Strategy.
    NavjaatShishu Suraksha Karyakram (NSSK)NSSK is a programme aimed to train health personnel in basic newborn care and resuscitation, has been launched to address care at birth issues i.e. Prevention of Hypothermia, Prevention of Infection, Early initiation of Breast feeding and Basic Newborn Resuscitation.

    National Nutritional Programmes

    SchemesDetails
    National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control ProgrammeSurveys to assess the magnitude of the Iodine Deficiency Disorders & Supply of iodated salt in place of common salt.
    MAA (Mothers' Absolute Affection) Programme for Infant and Young Child FeedingMAA - "Mother's Absolute Affection" is a nationwide programme of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in an attempt to bring undiluted focus on promotion of breastfeeding and provision of counselling services for supporting breastfeeding through health systems. 
    National Programme for Prevention and Control of Fluorosis (NPPCF)The NPPCF aims to prevent and control Fluorosis cases in the country. Fluorosis, a public health problem is caused by excess intake of fluoride throughdrinking water/food products/industrial emission over a long period. It results in majorhealth disorders like dental fluorosis, skeletal fluorosis and non-skeletal fluorosis.
    National Iron Plus Initiative for Anaemia ControlTo reach the people of different age groups for supplementation of Iron & Folic Acid. Anemia is a serious public health challenge in India with more than 50% prevalence among the vulnerable groupssuch as pregnant women, infants, young children and adolescents.
    National Vitamin A prophylaxis ProgrameUnder this scheme, all children between ages of 6 months to 5 years are to be administered IU of Vitamin A orally once in six months.
    Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)Improve the nutrition and health status of children in the age group of 0-6 years. Lay the foundation for proper psychological, physical and social development of the child. Enhance the capability of the mother to look after the normal health and nutrition needs through proper nutrition and health education.
    Mid-Day Meal ProgrammeThe Central Government supplies the full requirement of food grains for the programme free of cost. For its implementation in rural areas, Panchayats and Nagarpalikas are also involved for setting up of necessary infrastructure for preparing cooked food. Mid-Day Meal improves three areas: 1. School attendance 2. Reduced dropouts 3. A beneficial impact on children's nutrition.