National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4): State Fact Sheet. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. (2017)


As in the earlier rounds, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India designated International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai as the nodal agency to conduct NFHS-4. The main objective of each successive round of the NFHS has been to provide essential data on health and family welfare and emerging issues in this area. NFHS-4 data will be useful in setting benchmarks and examining the progress in health sector the country has made over time. Besides providing evidence for the effectiveness of the ongoing programmes, the data from NFHS-4 help in identifying need for new programmes with area specific focus.

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, breastfeeding, antenatal care, violence


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