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Introduction: Immunization is one of the most important public health interventions to reduce child mortality associated with infectious diseases. Mission Indradhanush was launched in December 2014 and aimed to fully immunize more than 90% of newborns and pregnant mothers by 2020 through innovative and planned approached to reach all children.
Aim of the Study: To assess the effectiveness of educational package on Mission Indradhanush among mothers of under five children.
Methodology: Quasi -Experimental study, one group, pre-test and post-test design was used .The data collection period was 1 month. Simple Random sampling technique was used to select 60 mothers of under five children. Data was collected using structured questionnaire and checklist.
Results: The mean knowledge score in pre-test was 10.17 with SD of 4.49 and the mean attitude score was 30.58 with SD of 2.39. Where as in the post test the mean knowledge score was found 17.00 with SD of 3.36 and attitude score was 37.21 with SD of 2.50. Paired t-test shows that there was statistical significance at p<0.001 level. It showed, there was an establishing impact of educational package on knowledge and attitude regarding Mission Indradhanush among mothers of under five children and there was significant linear correlation (r=0.486) between knowledge and attitude regarding Mission Indradhanush among mothers of under five children at p<0.05 level.
Conclusion: The study concluded that the educational package was effective in improving the level of knowledge and attitude regarding Mission Indradhanush among mothers of under five children.
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