International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022

A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude on Janani Shishu Surksha Karyakram among Antenatal Mothers in Kamla Nehru Hospital of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Nandika Chaudhry | Prabhat Kiran | Vijay Pathania

Abstract: Introduction & Background: The health and well being of individual is of great concern for a country?s own development. Since the past few years, studies have shown that in certain health parameters such as maternal and child health has consistently been experiencing either a sluggish or no improvement at all. Janani Shishu Surksha Karyakram was launched by central government and that is new approach to healthcare, placing for the first time utmost emphasis on entitlements of out of pocket expenses for both maternity mother and sick infant. The decline in maternal mortality rates in India was not achieved as per the Millennium Developmental Goal. The main reason for poor utilization of maternal health care services was the financial burden on the families according to National Health Family Survey. Many pregnant women?s are those who prefer delivery of baby at home due to low socio - economic status and lack of knowledge regarding facilities which are provided by government for their beneficiaries. The out of pocket expenditure are a major barrier for pregnant women and children so far as to access to institutional health care is concerned. Aim: The aim of this narrative review is to find out the knowledge and attitude of JSSK program among antenatal mothers. Methodology: Types of studies - non - experimental. Types of participants: Antenatal mothers. Setting: Kamla Nehru Hospital of Shimla, H. P. Outcome: This narrative review result has appeared that antenatal mothers were having good knowledge regarding Janani Shishu Surksha Karyakaram but most of them have unfavourable attitude regarding JSSK.

Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Janani Shishu Surksha Karyakram, Antenatal mothers

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,

Pages: 287 - 289

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