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Child Health

In Himachal Pradesh, an estimated 1.1 Lac children are born every year. As per SRS 2011, the share of Children (0-6 years) accounts 11.6 % of the total population in the state. An estimated 5 thousand children die every year before completing 5 years of age. However, 82% of under-five child mortality takes place within one year of the birth. Whereas 60% of under-five deaths take place within first one month of life which accounts for 3,000 neo-natal deaths every year in the state.

National Health Mission (NHM) comprehensively integrates interventions that promote child health and addresses factors contributing to Infant and Under-Five Mortality.

Child Health Goals under NHM

 Child Health Care Programmes

 Immunisation

 Management of Common Childhood Illness

Facility Based Newborn Care

Nutrition

Ten steps to sucessfull breast feeding

Reporting Formats

IEC Material

Guidelines

Routine Immunization Microplan