Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar inaugurates National Maternal Health Workshop
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Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar inaugurated the National Maternal Health Workshop in New Delhi on 14 December.
The theme of the workshop was “Striving for zero preventable maternal mortality”.
During the event, Dr. Pawar unveiled the Midwifery-Led Care Units (MLCUs) brochure and Standard Operating Protocol poster for the labour room.
She also introduced the Maternal health guidance booklet for community health officers (CHOs) and SUMAN community linkages brochure.
India has achieved a momentous milestone in reduction of maternal mortality ratio (MMR) registering a significant decline from 130 in 2014-16 to 97 per lakh live births in 2018-20.
India is on a positive path towards maternal health and child health and the Government of India is determined to meet the new challenges.
For the implementation of “Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan”, doctors pledge one day of service per month for this campaign.
More than 3.6 crore pregnant women have received comprehensive antenatal care under this program across all states and union territories.
Awards to states for remarkable efforts and achievements in the area of maternal health
Intensive efforts in reducing MMR: 1st position: Kerala and 2nd Maharashtra
Performance as per the NFHS-5: Antenatal Care services & Institutional deliveries
In 4 ANC services
1st position- Madhya Pradesh; 2nd position Rajasthan
Increase in Institutional Delivery in large states-
1st position West Bengal; 2nd position Uttar Pradesh
Roll out of SUMAN:
In bigger state category, highest SUMAN notification
1st position- Punjab; 2nd position- Tamil Nadu
In smaller state category, highest SUMAN notification
1st position – Goa; 2nd position- Tripura
Quality certifications under LaQshya:
In the Bigger state category, Karnataka bagged the first position.
In the small state category, Chandigarh was the winner.
In absolute numbers of certifications, Madhya Pradesh holds 1st position.
Gujarat won the state with the highest number of medical colleges prize.
High-risk pregnancy management under PMSMA.
Tamil Nadu was the best performing state.
Manipur bagged the first prize for rapid rollout of extended PMSMA.
Bolstering the teamwork among the frontline workers, the best ANM- ASHA teams went to the State of Uttar Pradesh.
Midwifery initiative: Best performing state was Telangana.
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