The Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Strategy is at the heart of GOI’s flagship public health program – the National Health Mission. The strategy is based on provision of comprehensive care through five pillars, or thematic areas--reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health--and is guided by central tenets of equity, universal care, entitlement and accountability.

USAIDs flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program has been working in India in the states of Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Delhi and, providing support to the Government of India for development and roll out of the RMNCH+A Strategy; advocating for and strengthening Postpartum Family Planning (PPFP) services; strengthening Pre-Service Education (PSE) for nursing and midwifery cadre as well as strengthening the capacity of Indian institutions and other development partners to improve immunization and newborn care.