Table 1

Summary of all phases describing various indicators

PhaseInitial phase
(some changes tried)
Phase of learning
(no active changes done)
Improvement phase
(many changes tested)
Sustenance phase
(policy decision, financial aid sought)
Duration15 days
1 August 2017 to 15 August 2017
6 weeks
16 August 2017 to 30 September 2017
12 weeks
01 October 2017 to 31 December 2017
26 months
01 January 2018 to 29 February 2020
Baseline20% KMC coverage100% KMC coverage achieved in the previous phase30% 6-hour KMC coverage
(recorded over 7 days)
79% 6-hour KMC coverage
IndicatorKMC coverageKMC coverage.
No data recorded
6-hour KMC coverage6-hour KMC coverage
NumeratorNumber of babies who received KMC at least 1 hour per dayNumber of babies who received KMC at least 1 hour per dayNumber of babies who received KMC for at least 6 hours per dayNumber of babies who received KMC for at least 6 hours per day
DenominatorTotal number of eligible babies in NICU that dayTotal number of eligible babies in NICU that dayTotal number of eligible babies in NICU that dayTotal number of eligible babies in NICU that day
AimTo reach 80% KMC coverageNot setTo achieve 80% 6-hour KMC coverageTo sustain 6-hour KMC coverage
Time series chartPlotted dailyNot plottedPlotted as the weekly averagePlotted as monthly average
Achieved100%No data79%76.5%
  • KMC, Kangaroo Mother Care; NICU, neonatal intensive care unit.