Table 2

Monthly average (‘000) of eight MCH indicators during four different periods: pre-pandemic, during the first lockdown, after the first lockdown was lifted and after the second lockdown was implemented

No.IndicatorPre-pandemic
(January 2019–February 2020)
Pandemic period after first lockdown implemented
(March–May 2020)
Pandemic period after first lockdown lifted
(June–December 2020)
Pandemic period after second lockdown implemented
(January–June 2021)
Mean (SD)
(‘000)
Mean (SD)
(‘000)
Mean (SD)
(‘000)
Mean (SD)
(‘000)
1ANC335.1 (11.8)302.6 (25.6)326.5 (6.6)318.7 (10.6)
2PNC29.6 (2.5)26.9 (1.3)27.7 (2.8)23.7 (0.98)
3PNC 1 week31.6 (1.7)29.8 (1.1)33.3 (0.5)27.9 (2.2)
4Women’s health226.6 (14.5)190.5 (22.4)203.2 (6.6)191.7 (8.2)
5Contraception89.5 (4.3)88.5 (6.4)88.8 (3.0)73.7 (3.2)
6Child health594.2 (26.7)421.4 (113.9)471.7 (29.5)477.3 (18.9)
7DTaP33.8 (2.2)33.2 (1.9)34.2 (2.3)32.9 (2.9)
8MMR33.3 (1.3)32.4 (1.3)35.3 (2.2)33.8 (2.8)
  • ANC, antenatal care clinic attendance; Contraception, number of women receiving oral or injectable contraception; DTaP, number of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (booster) injection given; Child health, child health clinic attendance; Women health, women’s health clinic attendance; MMR, number of first dose measles, mumps and rubella injection given to child age <1; PNC, postnatal care clinic attendance; PNC 1 week, number of postnatal mothers with at least two visits within 7 days of delivery.