Hello readers, we have good news for the people of the Rajasthan state, Health Minister Mr. Rahul Sharma has announced a new scheme named “Navjaat Suraksha Yojana 2020”. Under this scheme, the government is going to provide medical benefits to the new born babies who born with low birth weight, malnutrition and premature babies. Here in this article, you may able to know all the scheme related information as per government release till now. Have a look at the below-given content.
Navjaat Suraksha Yojana
In Rajasthan, infant mortality rate is 35 deaths per 1000 live births. As per the National Family, Health Survey conducted in the year 2015-16 the infant mortality rate in Rajasthan is 41 deaths per 1000 live births. With the aim to decrease the infant mortality rate the government of Rajasthan has launched “Navjaat Suraksha Yojana”. This scheme was launched on 9th February 2020 by the Health Minister Rahul Sharma, Department of Medical Health & Family Welfare, Government of Rajasthan while attending a conference of kangaroo mother care at JK Lon Hospital in Jaipur.
Overview of Navjaat Suraksha Yojana 2020
|Name of the scheme||Navjaat Suraksha Yojana|
|Announced by||Health Minister Rahul Sharma|
|Announced on||Sunday 9th February, 2020|
|Launched for||New born babies|
|Name of the department||Department of Medical Health & Family Welfare, Government of Rajasthan|
|Category||State government scheme|
|Objective||To bring down infant mortality rate|
|Official website||Available soon|
Silent features of the Navjaat Suraksha Yojana
- This scheme is for new born babies who born with low birth weight, malnutrition and premature babies.
- 77 master trainers in Kangaroo Mother Care will go to the district and block level to train healthcare staff for the state.
- This scheme aim is to improve healthcare benefits for new born infants
- Government has also decide to include the Kangaroo Mother Care in Nirogi Rajasthan Yojana
- The Kangaroo Mother Care technique is going to use under this scheme is costing very low.
Benefits of Navjaat Suraksha Yojana
- This scheme will bring down infant mortality rate
- This scheme will provide better health care facility for neonates
- This scheme will save the new born babies
- Very low medical cost
Kangaroo Mother Care
Kangaroo Mother Care is a health care technique of neonates. As per this technique, continuous skin-to-skin contact is required between the mother and her baby. It is a powerful, easy-to-use method to promote the health and well-being of infants. Moreover Kangaroo Mother Care technique initiative of a natural incubator of exclusive breast milk feeding to keep the baby healthy. The state government has decided to promote this technique as much as possible to reduce the infant mortality rate and also include it in Niroge Rajasthan Campaign which has been already started.
This technique is very effective and low cost which is highly practical & potential to save millions of lives. This technique is not yet fully utilized. The state government has decided to provide a proper guideline of this technique to the medical professionals of the state and nursing staff.
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