Haryana Zero Home Delivery Campaign – Deen Dayal Navjat Shishu Suraksha Yojana

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Haryana Zero Home Delivery Campaign – The State Government of Haryana has launched the Zero Home Delivery Campaign for achieving 100 percent institutional deliveries in the state. Under this campaign, the state government will track every home delivery, review with root cause analysis and will take corrective and preventive action.

Haryana Zero Home Delivery Campaign

According to Chief Secretary DS Dhesi, there is an increase in institutional deliveries to 91.1 percent with marked increase witness in Sirsa, Palwal, Mahendergarh, Kaithal, Jind, Hisar, Fatehabad, Nuh and Bhiwani districts after the launch of Haryana Zero Home Delivery Campaign.

Deen Dayal Navjat Shishu Suraksha Yojana

The Haryana Government has also launched the Deen Dayal Navjat Shishu Suraksha Yojana for providing newborn baby kits to all the beneficiaries delivering in public health institutions. This health scheme is in sync with the Haryana Government’s commitment to of reducing the neonatal and child mortality in order to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).

Under Deen Dayal Navjat Shishu Suraksha Yojana, the state government will benefit about 2.9 lakhs newborns delivered in the public healthcare institutions. For this scheme, the state government will have to bear Rs 32.09 crore annually. Haryana Government’s this step will help the state in reducing the neonatal, infant, child and maternal mortality rate.

The main motive of this scheme is to end preventable deaths of newborns and children under five years of age, reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births under-5 mortality to at least as low as 25 per 1,000 live births by 2030.

Presently, the neonatal mortality rate (NMR) and under- five mortality rate in Haryana is 24 and 43 per thousand live births, respectively.

As per the information, Haryana has developed significantly in the field of healthcare, reflected in improvement in various healthcare indicators in 2015 as compared to 2005. Under National Urban Health Mission, 1756 special outreach camps have been organised till March 2018 and 1, 90,332 patients have availed the services in these camps.

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