WHAT IS IMCI?

Name of Office: FHO, NCDPC

IMCI is an integrated approach to child health that focuses on the well-being of the whole child. IMCI aims to reduce death, illness and disability and to promote improved growth and development among children under five years of age. IMCI include curative and preventive elements that are implemented by families and communities and by health facilities.

The strategy was developed by World Health Organization and UNICEF and is used by most countries in the world.