Policy implications from NFHS5 data

Recently the 5th National Family Health Survey report was released. The report has information about population, health, family welfare, and associated domains. In this episode, Suman Joshi and Sarthak Pradhan discuss the public policy implications of some of these findings.

Ep. 715: Unpacking the National Family Health Survey (NFHS5) report

What does the decreased total fertility rate mean? How should we read the decreased sex ratio? How does India fare on the nutrition front? What could be a few policy implications of these? Apurva Kumar and Suman Joshi try to unpack these and other findings of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS5) report.

Suggested Readings:

National Family Health Survey, India

A close reading of the NFHS-5, the health of India – Ashwini Deshpande

NFHS: Does India really have more women than men? – Geeta Pandey

You can listen to our previous episode on fortification of rice here