India.A campaign on Women's Access to Complete and Continued Care during Pregnancy, Childbirth childbirth: see birth.
Childlessness (See BARRENNESS.)
(Rom. Diana) goddess of childbirth. [Gk. Myth. and After Childbirth was held to observe National Safe Motherhood Day (11 April) and World Heritage Day (18 April). Campaign activities took place between 11-18 April 2006 and were coordinated by the CHETNA-SUMA Secretariat of the Rajasthan State White Ribbon Alliance. The campaign took place in 21 districts (blocks) in Rajasthan, the largest state of India, where one maternal death Maternal death, or maternal mortality, also "obstetrical death" is the death of a woman during or shortly after a pregnancy. In 2000, the United Nations estimated global maternal mortality at 529,000, of which less than 1% occurred in the developed world. occurs every hour. CHETNA was able to build the capacities of 19 representatives of CBOs on social mobilisation n. 1. Mobilization.
Noun 1. mobilisation - act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action; "mobilization of the country's economic resources"
mobilization to assist in the campaign. Throughout this process, the objectives, activities and messages were collectively developed. The campaign reached 155 villages in the deserts, hills and rural plains. During the campaign week, district and zone level stakeholder stakeholder n. a person having in his/her possession (holding) money or property in which he/she has no interest, right or title, awaiting the outcome of a dispute between two or more claimants to the money or property. meetings were organised, where policymakers, government officials, elected representatives, and civil society members deliberated on ways to make birth safer. Media workshops were held and it was felt the media's partnership was obtained. Nine leading newspapers covered the campaign throughout the week. There were also safe motherhood walks; door-to-door contacts and community meetings, to reach out to pregnant women and their families; and health camps, which were organised to ensure services during pregnancy. In total, 160 CBOs, 150 elected representatives, 2000 community members, and 550 women who were pregnant and breast feeding breast feeding Pediatrics The provision of a neonate and infant with liquified lacteal products 'on tap'; lactation and BF–≥ 6 months before age 20 is associated with a relative risk of 0. participated in the campaign. Dialogues also took place in which 118 public health officials and service providers participated. The campaign was supported by the White Ribbon Alliance India and UNICEF UNICEF (y`nĭsĕf'), the United Nations Children's Fund, an affiliated agency of the United Nations. and has successfully led to a movement on maternal health Maternal health care is a concept that encompasses preconception, prenatal, and postnatal care. Goals of preconception care can include providing health promotion, screening and interventions for women of reproductive age to reduce risk factors that might affect future pregnancies. . Local communities, civil society organisations, elected representatives, service providers, media, and district administration have all come together on a common issue--saving mother's and new born's lives.
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