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Initiatives taken to address Anaemia among Women

Posted On: 15 MAR 2022 4:58PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has issued guidance notes to all the States and UTs regarding “Enabling Delivery of Essential Health Services during the COVID 19 Outbreak” on 14th April, 2020 and “Provision of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health plus Nutrition services during and post COVID-19 pandemic” on 24th May, 2020 for continuation of service delivery amid COVID-19 pandemic.

As per these guidance notes, the States and UTs have been advised to ensure home distribution of Iron Folic Acid supplementation to the target age groups i.e. Pre-school Children 6-59 months, Children 5-9 years, adolescents 10-19 years, Pregnant and lactating Women.

They have also been advised to undertake distribution of IFA supplements through the Village Health Sanitation Nutrition Days (VHSNDs) to be held in the staggered manner while ensuring all the personal protective measures and physical distancing norms by the frontline workers i.e. ASHAs/ANMs/AWWs.

The Government of India has also developed and launched Anaemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) e-Training Modules to facilitate training of the health care providers through virtual platform amid COVID 19 pandemic.

Under National Health Mission, financial support is provided to the States and UTs for effective implementation of interventions under AMB strategy based on proposals submitted through their respective annual Programme Implementation Plan (PIP). Sufficient funds are made available to the States/UTs for carrying out activities pertaining to addressing anaemia. The details on budgetary allocation for activities towards the reduction of anemia are placed at Annexure.

Annexure

State/UT wise Approvals towards Anaemia under NHM for the F.Y. 2021-22

   

(Rs. in lakhs)

S.No.

State/UT

2021-22

1

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

4.45

2

Andhra Pradesh

2018.16

3

Arunachal Pradesh

28.85

4

Assam

11360.33

5

Bihar

4078.28

6

Chandigarh

0.50

7

Chhattisgarh

2762.19

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

6.57

9

Delhi

365.95

10

Goa

816.29

11

Gujarat

4252.93

12

Haryana

13.65

13

Himachal Pradesh

6510.00

14

Jammu & Kashmir

2236.78

15

Jharkhand

3204.63

16

Karnataka

13289.90

17

Kerala

20103.00

18

Ladakh

60.50

19

Lakshadweep

38.85

20

Madhya Pradesh

10350.21

21

Maharashtra

29607.98

22

Manipur

21.73

23

Meghalaya

100.10

24

Mizoram

381.54

25

Nagaland

686.88

26

Odisha

384.71

27

Puducherry

54.22

28

Punjab

4744.00

29

Rajasthan

60348.00

30

Sikkim

344.10

31

Tamil Nadu

13125.48

32

Telangana

1161.00

33

Tripura

200.50

34

Uttar Pradesh

17379.51

35

Uttarakhand

2285.91

36

West Bengal

8043.60

Note:

   

1. The above data is as per available FMRs as submitted by States/UTs and is updated upto 31.12.2021.

2. The above data comprises of  Printing activities for Ayushman Bharat H&WC, Printing activities under Blood services & disorders, Antenatal Screening of all pregnant women coming to the facilities in their first trimester for Sickle cell trait, β Thalassemia, Haemoglobin variants esp. Haemoglobin E and Anaemia  -Refer Hemoglobinopathies guidelines, Line listing and follow-up of severely anaemic women, Line listing of the women with blood disorders, Follow up mechanism for the severely anaemic women and the women with blood disorders, One time Screening to Identify the carriers of Sickle cell trait, β Thalassemia, Haemoglobin variants at school especially class 8 students and in newborns, Supplies for IMEP and Free drug services.

 

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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