Jabalpur gets 2nd prize for execution of PMSMA

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Jul 2017 11:27:28


Staff Reporter,

Government of Madhya Pradesh conferred Jabalpur district with second prize for excellent execution of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA).

It may be mentioned with the objective to control maternal death, the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan is being executed across the country from August 9, 2016.

The campaign targets women who have conceived for second or third time are provided with various pre-delivery check-ups and treatments under the supervision of gynaecologists from government and private hospitals. While the women who need extra medical care are referred to the district hospital. Under same Abhiyan, medical camps are being organised at every primary and community centres on day 9 of every month. These camps are organised as per instruction of the District Collector and supervision of the Chief Medical and Health Officer with the co-operation of private and government doctors and paramedical staff.

Till date around 37 thousand women have been benefited under the same. The delegation of Jabalpur district including Dr Arvind Nagariya, DHO and Sandeep Namdev, APM collected award. Thr gynaecologists concerned with FOGSI Jabalpur rendered excellent contribution in the programme.