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Kerala, Andhra, Mah top in overall health performance: report
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Kerala, Andhra, Mah top in overall health performance: report

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New Delhi, Jun 25: Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra ranked on top in terms of overall health performance while Haryana, Rajasthan and Jharkhand are the top three ranking states in terms of annual health incremental performance, a report said on Tuesday.
NITI Aayog released the second edition of “Healthy States, Progressive India” which ranks states and union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance.
According to the report, Haryana, Rajasthan and Jharkhand showed the maximum gains in improvement of health outcomes from base to reference year in indicators such as Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR), Under-five Mortality Rate (U5MR), Proportion Low Birth Weight among New-borns, Proportion of districts with functional Cardiac Care Units (CCUs), Proportion of ANCs registered within first trimester, Proportion of CHCs PHCs with Quality Accreditation Certificates, full immunization coverage, institutional deliveries, Proportion of Specialist positions vacant at District Hospitals and Proportion of total staff (regular and contractual) with e-pay slip generated in the IT enabled Human Resources Management Information System.
Among smaller states, Mizoram ranked first followed by Manipur on overall performance, while Tripura followed by Manipur were the top ranked States in terms of annual incremental performance. Manipur registered maximum incremental progress on indicators such as full immunization coverage, institutional deliveries, total Case Notification Rate of Tuberculosis, Average Occupancy of a District Chief Medical Officer for the last three years and Completeness of IDSP reporting of P and L forms.
Among UTs, Chandigarh and Dadra and Nagar Haveli were ranked on top in terms of overall performance (Chandigarh-1 and Dadra and Nagar Haveli-2) as well as annual incremental performance (Dadra and Nagar Haveli-1 and Chandigarh-2).
These two UTs showed the highest improvement in indicators such as total Case Notification Rate of Tuberculosis, Average Occupancy of an officer (in months) for 3 Key State posts for the last 3 years, Proportion of ANMs positions vacant at Sub Centres, Proportion of Staff Nurses positions vacant at PHCs and CHCs, Proportion of MO positions vacant at PHCs, Proportion of total staff (regular and contractual) with e-pay slip generated in the IT enabled Human Resources Management Information System, Proportion of facilities functional as FRUs, Proportion of districts with functional Cardiac Care Units (CCUs), Proportion of ANCs registered within first trimester, Completeness of IDSP reporting of P and L forms, and transfer of National Health Mission (NHM) funds from State treasury to implement agency.
The report ranks states and union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance. The Round II report focuses on measuring and highlighting the overall performance and incremental improvement over a two year period (2016-17 and 2017-18) in the states and UTs.
The report was released jointly by Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, Member NITI Aayog V K Paul, CEO, NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Secretary Preeti Sudan. The report has been developed by NITI Aayog, with technical assistance from the World Bank, and in consultation with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). (UNI)