Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK) was initiated in to reduce the out of pocket expenditure for pregnant women. We estimated the proportion of. Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK). Introduction. In view of the difficulty being faced by the pregnant women and parents of sick new-. Janani-Shishu Suraksha Karyakram In Jun , Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India launched the Janani–Shishu Suraksha Karyakram .

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As noted by the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Sh Ghulam Nabi Azad the number of institutional deliveries has increased from seven lakhs to more than a crore Mean age at marriage was 21 years. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation limited. All the States and UTs have initiated implementation of the scheme.

We defined full benefit if mother received all the benefits mentioned above during hospitalization except transport. Moreover it will motivate those who still choose to deliver at their homes to opt for institutional deliveries.

JSSK benefitted the mothers utilizing the public sector facilities however drugs, consumables and transport contributed to the OOP expenditure. Data was collected from mothers after delivery before the discharge from health facility.

It is an initiative with a hope that states would come forward and ensure that benefits under JSSK would reach every needy pregnant woman coming to government institutional facility. Moreover it will motivate those who still choose to deliver at their homes to opt for institutional deliveries.


Thus this paper shows the presence of various infrastructure and other bottlenecks which are defeating the ultimate aim of the scheme that is to reduce the out-of-pocket expenditure of the beneficiaries.

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Janahi in a separate window. Institutional deliveries in the Himachal Pradesh increased from Besides it would be a major factor in enhancing access to public health institutions and help bring down the Maternal Mortality and Infant mortality rates.

Janani shishu suraksha karyakram and its repercussions on out of pocket expenditure

This paper primarily focuses upon the repercussions of Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram JSSK scheme on the out of pocket expenditure incurred by the beneficiaries.

Tender for Supply and installation of Computer and Labtop. Median expenditure on transport to the facility in the study population was more than double Rs of the expenditure reported in the DLHS-3 for India.

National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai Conflicts of interest: Free and cashless delivery Free C-Section Free drugs and consumables Free diagnostics Free diet during stay yojxna the health institutions Free provision of blood Exemption from user charges Free transport from home to health institutions Free transport between facilities in case of referral Free drop back from Institutions to home after 48hrs stay The following are the Free Entitlements for Sick newborns yojaan 30 days after birth.

The scheme is estimated to benefit more than 12 million pregnant women who access Government health facilities for their delivery. Mean duration of stay in the hospital for normal delivery and for caesarean sections was 34 hours and hours respectively. We computed the proportion of mother who received the benefits and the median OOP expenditure.

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Provision of accessible and reliable free transport especially in the hilly and difficult to reach villages might further help reduce the OOP. All the States and UTs have initiated implementation of the scheme.

All consecutive deliveries in seven public sector facilities during January-March, were included till the sample size was reached. Janani-Shishu Suraksha Karyakram supplements the cash assistance given to a pregnant woman under Janani Suraksha Yojana and is aimed at mitigating the burden of out of pocket expenses incurred by pregnant women and sick newborns.

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All nine suuraksha incurred expenditure in the range of Rs for the outpatient visits in nearby government or private facility. Elsadig Gasoom FadelAlla Elbashir. Alternate content for script Alternate content for script. Though mothers received many of the benefits, there was OOPE on many components.

An assessment of available data.

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Fifty percent of the mothers were primigravida mothers. Dr Ashok Kumar Verma. Health and Family Welfare Department; The janabi are the Free Entitlements for pregnant women: