National Family Health Survey 4 and 5

Data Source: NDAP

The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) is a large-scale, multi-round survey conducted in a representative sample of households throughout India. National Family Health Survey (NFH) provides information on fertility, infant and child mortality, the practice of family planning, maternal and child health, reproductive health, nutrition, anaemia, utilization and quality of health and family planning services in a state as well as pan India level. The specific goal of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) are: a) to provide essential data on health and family welfare for policy and programme purposes, and b) to provide information on important emerging health and family welfare issues. Besides providing evidence for the effectiveness of ongoing programs, the data from National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) helps in identifying the need for new programmes with an area specific focus and identifying groups that are most in need of essential services. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Government of India, has designated the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) Mumbai, as the nodal agency which is responsible for providing and coordination technical guidance for the survey and IIPS collaborated with a number of Field Organizations (FO) for survey implementation where the Field Organizations were responsible for conducting survey activities in one or more states covered by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

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Last Updated September 14, 2022, 06:12 (UTC)
Created August 26, 2022, 08:51 (UTC)