SUPPLEMENTATION WITH MICRONUTRIENTS

Iron Folic Acid Supplementation and deworming to children (6 months to 59 months) Bi-weekly IFA syrup to children 6m – 5 years is given. Bi-annual deworming to children was previously done during Shishu Sanrakshan Maah and now is a part of National Deworming Day (NDD). Vitamin A Supplementation in under-five children: 1st dose of Vitamin A (1 lakh I.U.) is being given to the child at the time of immunization at 9 months of age, and thereafter, the child is administered doses of Vitamin A (2 lakh I.U.of Vitamin A) at 6 monthly interval, so that a child receives a total of 9 doses of Vitamin A till the age of 59 months. Bi-annual rounds for Vitamin A supplementation in the name of Shishu Sanrakshan Maah is conducted in the State.

Special Training

Training Package for Facility Based Newborn Care: FBNC training is being provided to all the Medical officers and Staff Nurses posted in SNCUs to provide quality newborn care. The 4 day training is being imparted through involvement of Medical College, Raipur with the experts from NNF and batches of FBNC Trained staff is sent for 14 day Observership training at National Collaborative centers.