ANALYTICAL STUDY TO COMPARE IMPACT OF STRENGTHENING HEALTH CARE SERVICES ON STILLBIRTH RATE AND MATERNAL MORTALITY RATIO OF SOLAN AND MANDI DISTRICT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
Dr. Vikas Thakur*, Dr. Rakesh Thakur, Dr. Sumit Sharma, Dr. Gurmeet Singh and Dr. Jai Gopal Vohra
Background: Strong Maternal and Newborn Care services deep impact on SBR, NMR, IMR, CMR and MMR, which are key indicators that broadly depict social and economic development of a nation. Reduction in these rates directly defines provision of better healthcare facilities by a nation. Aims & Objectives: to compare impact of strengthening health care services on maternal and child health in Solan and Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Methods: cross-sectional analytic study where data HMIS is analyzed to calculate SMR and MMR. Results: the SBR of H.P, Solan & Mandi district for the year 2019-20 which is 11, 9 & 9 respectively. Corresponding figures of IMR are 15, 10 & 16 for H.P, District Solan and District Mandi respectively. Status of MMR for 3 years (from 2017-18, 2018-19 & 2019-2020) of H.P, Solan & Mandi District of H.P. calculated on average basis is 72, 93 & 51 for H.P, Solan and Mandi districts respectively. Conclusions: Comparing SBR and MMR with national value we are doing better than national average. With further strengthening of health care facilities and frequent trainings of skill development of healthcare professionals we can achieve better results.
Keywords: HMIS, SBR, IMR, MMR.
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