Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan ‘Ipledgefor9’ Achievers and MMR Reduction Awards (Download PDF)


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Ministry for Health & Family Welfare presented ‘IPledgefor9′ achievers Awards. The awards were given to health care providers for significant contributions towards Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan.

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‘Ipledgefor9′ Achievers Awards

  • ‘IPledgefor9′ Achievers Awards were given to individuals & teams of doctors from private sector & states for their remarkable services, outstanding support of institutions & commitment in achieving mission’s objectives of safe motherhood to every woman in India.

  • Presented to States that have shown remarkable decline in MMR according to recently released SRS data.

Improving Maternal Health

  • India has shown 22 % reduction in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) since 2013. UP has shown 30 % decline & has topped chart in reduction of maternal deaths.

  • In just 23 months of launch of PMSMA (Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan), 1.3 cr. antenatal check-ups at 12,900 healthcare facilities in India is recorded.

PMSMA – Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

  • Launched by – Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW)

  • Aim – to offer assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care, free of cost, to all pregnant women on the 9th of every month & boosting health care facilities for pregnant women, especially poor.

  • It seeks to protect pregnant ladies from infectious diseases.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 10, 2018


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