Table 5

Progress achieved in newborn and child health-related parameters

ParameterL1 facilities
(n=556)
L2 delivery points
(n=1354)
L3 delivery points
(n=438)
First visit
(baseline)
Last visitProgress in % pointsFirst visit
(baseline)
Last visitProgress in % pointsFirst visit
(baseline)
Last visitProgress in % points
Newborn health (Source: observation by monitor)
Availability of functional newborn care corner inside the labour room38%51%↑ 1379%89%↑ 1092%97%↑ 5
Availability of functional equipment at newborn care corner (Source: observation by monitor)
Radiant warmer23%29%↑ 672%79%↑ 790%95%↑ 5
Bag and mask (sizes 0 and 1)53%71%↑ 1877%87%↑ 1088%97%↑ 9
Mucus extractor75%88%↑ 1385%93%↑ 893%96%↑ 3
Newborn corner adequately equipped26%42%↑ 1654%71%↑ 1776%87%↑ 11
Newborn care-related practices in the labour room (Source: observations and record review by monitor)
Skin-to-skin contact between mother and newborn75%83%↑ 876%83%↑ 779%92%↑ 13
Administering antenatal corticosteroids in preterm babies18%30%↑ 1238%58%↑ 2070%83%↑ 13
Provider aware of steps in newborn resuscitation42%63%↑ 2163%74%↑ 1180%91%↑ 11
Newborn vaccination with first dose of hepatitis B, oral polio vaccine and BCG vaccines21%26%↑ 567%80%↑ 1388%94%↑ 6
Child health (Source: observation and record review by monitor)
Availability of oral rehydration salts and zinc tablets76%83%↑ 776%80%↑ 473%84%↑ 11
Availability of salbutamol (syrup or nebulising solution)27%39%↑ 1258%65%↑ 769%78%↑ 9
Albendazole syrup for deworming59%74%↑ 1581%89%↑ 883%92%↑ 9
Growth monitoring at village-based Anganwadi centres and during ‘Village Health & Nutrition Days’60%65%↑ 558%69%↑ 1152%60%↑ 8
Referral of malnourished children to nutritional rehabilitation centres60%68%↑ 861%69%↑ 856%60%↑ 4