Improving maternal and child health has been one of the top health priorities of Government of India. In view of this, The Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) 1 Programme was launched throughout the country on 15th October, 1997. The second phase of RCH program i.e. RCH – II was launched on 1st April, 2005. The main objective of the program was to bring about a change in mainly three critical health indicators i.e. reducing total fertility rate, infant mortality rate and maternal mortality rate with a view to realizing the outcomes envisioned in the Millennium Development Goals. RMCH+A approach has been launches in 2013 and it essentially looks to address the major causes of mortality among women and children as well as the delays in accessing and utilizing health care and services. To add to this various programs and schemes has been launched by Government of India to achieve reproductive health goals.
Delay in identification and service provision has been a major hurdle in achieving above goals. In view of this, innovative RCH portal has been designed so as to achieve early registration and timely provision of services to all potential beneficiaries.
The Digital India programme is a flagship programme of the Government of India with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
Under e health initiatives, an important step in this direction is amalgamation of digital and reproductive and child healthcare services to provide personalised healthcare approach to citizen of India so as to empower them to participate and make informed decisions about their health.
Various RCH programs and schemes are being run by government of India, this RCH portal acts as a vehicle to disseminate all relevant information pertaining to how, when and where to receive these services. E-health initiative will involve integration of the patient’s electronic health records in a ‘digital locker’, which can be maintained over a lifetime.
Healthy pregnancy, safe delivery, new-born care and child care for all citizen of India.
Provide all information pertaining to reproductive child health provided by Government of India at one place to all citizen of India.