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HARYANA TOPS ANEMIA MUKT BHARAT INDEX

HARYANA TOPS ANEMIA MUKT BHARAT INDEX

Context

Haryana State has the best Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) Index among 29 states in the country.

Details

  • The Anemia Mukt Bharat, an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and UNICEF, has been launched to reduce the prevalence of Anemia all over India.
  • This information came to light during the 8th Governing Body Meeting of the State Health Society of the National Health Mission (NHM) in Chandigarh.

A snapshot of the Anemia Mukt Bharat 6X6X6 strategy is depicted below.

About Anemia

  • It is a condition in which the number of red blood cells or their oxygen-carrying capacity is insufficient to meet the body’s physiological requirements, which vary by age, sex, altitude, smoking habits, and during pregnancy.
  • The manifestations of anemia vary by its severity and range from fatigue, weakness, dizziness and drowsiness to impaired cognitive development of children and increased morbidity.
  • Anemia in pregnancy is associated with post-partum haemorrhage, neural tube defects, low birth weight, premature births, stillbirths and maternal deaths.

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