High- risk pregnancy portal launched in Haryana has opened the internet gateway to help pregnant women and decrease infant death. Haryana is the first state in India to launch such a portal. This portal not just helps in the early ID of high- risk pregnant cases up to the grassroots but additionally ensures their timely referral to the civil healing hospitals for further management and delivery by experts.
‘Before long more women in India can look early forward identification of high- risk pregnant cases up to the grassroots and their timely referral to the civil hospitals for further management and delivery by experts.’
Health Minister Anil Vij said that this activity has been lauded by the NITI Aayog and the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The High-Risk Pregnancy Policy has been implemented across the state since November 2017 for identifying 100 percent name-based high- risk pregnancy cases and ensuring their delivery by experts at civil hospitals.
“This activity will definitely increase the pace of decrease in maternal death rate, infant death rate and stillbirth incidence as morbidity and mortality are very high in high- risk pregnant cases, if not managed timely,” Vij added.
“This new web application has been created to track each high- risk pregnant woman till 42 days after delivery with the objective during the bet ante-natal period for the healthy result of the pregnancy that she gets adequate treatment “, said by Principal Secretary Health Amit Jha.
National Health Mission Director Amneet P. Kumar said instructions had been issued to all civil surgeons for 100 percent entry of high- risk pregnant cases in the high- risk pregnancy portal and their management at civil hospitals by specialists.
She said the state had also implemented birth companion strategy during delivery in the labor room under which one female attendant would be permitted.