What is MNCH program?

What is MNCH program?

National Maternal and Newborn Child Health (MNCH)Program (2006-2012) was lunched nationwide with a goal to improve maternal, newborn and child health of the population, particularly among its poor, marginalized and disadvantaged segments.

What is MNCH in health?

The Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Services activity supports the introduction, scale up, and further development of high-impact and evidence-based MNCH interventions while incorporating birth spacing and family planning services into public and private sector facilities.

What is MNCH in full?

This framework provides guidance and direction to National Societies, their programme managers and all other parties involved in the planning, design and implementation of programmes and interventions in maternal/reproductive, newborn and child health (MNCH, also referred to as RMNCH).

What is maternal neonatal and child health?

Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period, whereas perinatal health refers to health from 22 completed weeks of gestation until 7 completed days after birth. Newborn health is the babies’ first month of life.

What is the meaning of EmONC?

Signal functions for emergency obstetric and newborn care (EmONC) are the major interventions for averting maternal and neonatal mortalities. Readiness of the facilities is essential to provide all the basic and comprehensive signal functions for EmONC to ensure emergency services from the designated facilities.

What are the maternal and child health programs?

Building on the phenomenal progress of the JSY scheme, Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK) launched in 2011 provides service guarantees in the form of entitlements to pregnant women, sick new-borns and infants for free delivery including caesarean section and free treatment in public health institutions.

What is done during antenatal care?

The care includes various screening tests, diagnostic procedures, prophylactic treatments, some of which are done routinely, and others are provided to the women based on identified problems and risk factors.

What is the goal of maternal and child health?

The Maternal and Child Health program aims to support pregnant First Nations women to experience healthy pregnancies, and to support parents of infants and young children and their families in helping children to develop optimally into adulthood.

What is the full form of EmOC?

During pregnancy, all women are at risk of obstetric complications, so they need to have access to Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC), with adequate treatment so as to prevent maternal mortality and morbidity. Our health facilities in India have been designed for conducting basic and emergency obstetric care services.

What is the difference between BEmONC and CEmONC?

Health facilities that performed the entire first six signal functions (refer to Section 1.2) are basic EmONC (BEmONC) facilities while those that performed all the eight signal functions are comprehensive EmONC (CEmONC) facilities.