All is well in Jharkhand! Know what the National Family Health Survey of the Ministry of Health says

Amit Kumar Jha
Amit Kumar Jha 27/11/2021 09:27 IST
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In terms of health, 'everything is fine' in Jharkhand. Nevertheless, many voluntary organizations working in the field of health in the state are also questioning the credibility of these figures.

Ranchi: Thereport of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-5 for the year 2020-21 of the Ministry of Health has been released.In this, women's health, child health, institutional delivery, routine immunization, non-communicable diseases and family planning have been included.According to the report, unreliable figures have been released for Jharkhand in most areas of health.

That is, in terms of health, 'everything is fine' in Jharkhand.Nevertheless, many voluntary organizations working in the field of health in the state are also questioning the credibility of these figures.The NFHS-5 report shows that the situation of institutional deliveries in Jharkhand has improved during the last five years.At the same time, the people of the state have become very aware about the vaccination of children and family planning.

The women of the state have chosen government and private hospitals for delivery.Due to this, the institutional delivery rate has increased by 14%.The status of routine immunization of children has improved in the state.The position of the state has also improved in the matter of family planning.An increase of 21.3% has been registered in NFHS-5 as compared to NFHS-4.

There is a provision of incentive amount in institutional delivery

Under the National Health Mission, all pregnant women are given an incentive along with antenatal check-up.An incentive amount of Rs 1,400 is given in rural areas and Rs 1,000 in urban areas.Under Janani Suraksha, free medicine, food, blood and free transport facilities are provided.In Jharkhand, there is a facility in government hospitals for the examination of pregnant women, which has increased.In the year 2015-16, the figure of antenatal check-up was 30% which has increased to 38.6% in 2020-21.

academic rate

female male

61.7% 81.3%

School going (above 10 years)

baby girls

33.2% 46.6%

Internet access

female male

31.4% 58%

the report says

People became aware of safe delivery in Jharkhand, showed interest in government and private hospitals for delivery

The rate of institutional deliveries increased by 14% and the rate of home deliveries under the care of health workers increased by 15%

41.3 percent increase in the rate of family planning, women of villages and cities are getting sterilization done equally

Comparison of year 2015-16 and current survey report

Understand the state's situation from the figures

Female Male Sex Ratio

City - 989 females against 1000 males


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