International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2018, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess effect of health teaching on knowledge regarding rainbow vaccination among PNC mothers of selected hospitals in PCMC area
Surekha Manikrao Patil
Introduction: The Government of India Ministry of health and family welfare Launched Rainbow vaccination programme on 25th December 2014 for children health care. It aims to Immunize all children against seven vaccine preventable diseases namely diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis –B by 2020 through a Catch –up campaign.
Methods Research Approach: Evaluative approach. Research design used was Pre experimental one group pre test post test research design. The setting for this study was the selected hospital in PCMC, Pune. Non probability purposive Sampling Technique was used for 100 sample.
Results: There was no significant association between the levels of knowledge with selected demographic variables.
Conclusion: The study show that the knowledge regarding rainbow vaccination has been improved through health teaching.