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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 8, Special Issue 4 (2019)
Role of Janani Suraksha Yojana in reducing maternal mortality and infant mortality rate: A review paper
Author(s): Harinder Kaur, Lavjit Kaur and Amanpreet Kaur
Abstract: Health is very important aspect of our lives especially for women because she gives birth to a child. Most of the women particularly rural and illiterate women are not aware of their health problems so, they lost their lives because of preventable diseases especially in their reproductive years. Government of India launched a program, Janani Suraksha Yojana in 2005 under National Rural Health mission to reduce maternal mortality and neonatal mortality. This paper is theoretical in nature and tried to highlight the role of JSY in reducing maternal and infant mortality rate. After the implementation of JSY improvement in Infant Mortality Rate and Maternal Mortality Rate is seen. But in case of High Performing States JSY is not as implemented as in Low Performing States.
How to cite this article:
Harinder Kaur, Lavjit Kaur and Amanpreet Kaur. Role of Janani Suraksha Yojana in reducing maternal mortality and infant mortality rate: A review paper. 2019; 8(4S): 64-67.