Volume : V, Issue : VIII, August - 2015

Study of Morbidity Pattern of Diseases under IMNCI in 0 – 2 month Age Group in Urban Slums of Raipur City, Chhattisgarh

Dr Onkar Khandwal, Dr Virendra K. Kurrey, Dr Deepti Singh

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 Introduction Every day so many newborn& infant die around in India, mostly from preventable causes. Due to high neonatal mortality and morbidity in the country, the Government of India adopted IMNCIaiming to reduce its newborn and infant mortality burden. Methods A retrospective, observational study of 411 infant of 0–2month age group, detail history regarding primary care of newborn, temperature maintenance, east feeding practices, jaundice, signs of sepsis & vaccination obtained to approach morbidity pattern.Results were analyzed statistically using 95% confidence interval. Result Most of the deliveries (56%) were still conducted at home,five cleans were opted in only 45%, but in most of the deliveries (78.8%) clean blade was used to cut the cord.In home delivery 52.4% newborns were hypothermic by maternal perception.Most of the babies (59.7%) were eastfed within 4 hours of birth&67.8% newborns were having signs of sepsis. Conclusion Low socioeconomic condition, harmful child reå practices and poor healthcare delivery system are the main reason for poor healthcare seeking behaviour and morbidities among infant of urban slums of Raipur City.

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Study of Morbidity Pattern of Diseases under IMNCI Study of Morbidity Pattern of Diseases Under Imnci in 0‾2 Month Age Group in Urban Slums of Raipur City, Chhattisgarh Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.5, Issue : 8 August 2015


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