A woman’s reproductive system is a delicate and complex system in the body. It is important to take steps to protect it from infections and injury, and prevent problems including some long-term health problems. Women were considered as means in the process of reproduction and as targets in the process of fertility control. Women benefited from the process but were not at the center of the process. The needs of women have been traditionally addressed within the concept of reproductive and child health (RCH). The needs of the woman were submerged in the needs of the mother. RCH programs and services have played and continue to play an important role in promotive, preventive and curative health care of mothers and children. Children represent the future and ensuring their healthy growth and development ought to be a prime concern of all societies. Newborns are particularly vulnerable and children are vulnerable to malnutrition and infectious diseases, many of which can be effectively prevented or treated. Issues in child health under five mortalities, Infant and young child feeding, Diarrheal diseases, Pneumonia, Child abuse, Malnutrition, etc. Common reproductive health issues of women are Female Sexual Dysfunction, Endometriosis, Cervical Cancer, HIV, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Uterine Fibroids, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Gonorrhea and Chlamydia, etc. Health systems interventions for women’s health are:
1. Universal health coverage for key health interventions for women.
2. Inequities in access.
3. Quality of care, including supplies.
4. Health workforce.
5. Monitoring and accountability.
Chozharajan Jeyamurthy has completed his M.Sc. Nursing (Dept. of Community Health Nursing) at the age of 26 years from Pondicherry University. He is the Nursing Instructor in WOISO, Navi Mumbai, India. He has published 1 paper in reputed journal and presented more than 10 concept paper in International and National conferences.