Save A Mother
This program served pregnant women from Shahganj taluk of Jaunpur district.
Despite being one of the largest economies in the world, India still witnesses high infant and maternal mortality rates. The main reason behind this is the lack of education and awareness among pregnant women, especially in rural areas. This initiative was devised to help eradicate this problem and increase focus on maternal and neonatal health.
Arogya Sakhis, who were rural women volunteers, were trained with necessary awareness and guidance about the “how” and “what” during the pregnancy period. These Arogya Sakhis further imparted awareness among the rural women to ensure their health and that of the child.
Seven Health Practices were adopted, namely
When numbers speak about the action!
Health check-ups for Pregnant women
Swastya Sakhis trained
Arogya Sakhis trained
Open community meetings