Water and sanitation for poor families.
Improve personal hygiene of family members and health care providers including TBAs; cut fingernails regularly. Wash hands with soap and plenty of water before and after the child birth.
Cut the umbilical cord 1-2 minutes after the birth and put the baby to mother’s breast immediately.
Visit newborn and mother frequently during first 4 weeks (neonatal period)
Vitamin-A and Zinc supplements for the newborn.
Provide Antibiotic Amoxicillin for pneumonia and sepsis.
Keep ORS ready at home and in case of diarrhoea also continue breastfeeding.
Teach temperature management of newborn especially premature and LBW babies with kangaroo method i.e. baby to mother’s chest.
Resuscitate newborn with ‘mouth to mouth’ breathing and neonatal AMBO bag.
Examine both eyes at birth and during neonatal period for congenital glaucoma, congenital cataract, acute dacrocystitis, squint and opthalmia neonatorum (to be treated with antibiotic eye drop)
Revive school health program for eye sight testing (poor children will be more benefited)
Regular Community Health Audit improves accountability and health performances.