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Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA)

The Union Government has launched Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) to provide free health check-ups to pregnant women at government health centers and hospitals. The Scheme was unveiled by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda in New Delhi. Key facts PMSMA has been launched as a national programme with an ..

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Online surveillance of maternal and infant deaths: Haryana

Haryana health department is all set to take a virtual route for the surveillance of maternal and child death and stillbirth cases in the state Haryana health department all equipped to have online surveillance of maternal and infant death and stillbirth cases in the state. For this purpose Haryana Health Department has created a website ..

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Gates’ Foundation inks MoU with UP on health, agro-based issues

Microsoft co-founder and co-chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, inked an MoU with the Uttar Pradsesh Govt in order to work on health and development related issues. Objective: MoU will aim at providing technical, management and programme design support in Neonatal, Child health, Vaccination and other health and agriculture related issues. The foundation also ..

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Report by FOGSI: ‘Most pregnancy-related deaths occur in transit’

‘Maternal Death Reviews — Implications for Quality of Care,’ (MDR) a review of maternal deaths done by the Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) in Jhunjhunu and Sikar districts of Rajasthan b/w November 2010 and March 2012 has revealed that 90% of these deaths had occurred during transit to a higher health ..

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