Maha: Programme to provide health care to rural women launched
    Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) The Federation of Obstetricians
and Gynaecological Societies of India on Wednesday said it has
teamed up with Maharashtra's health department to launch a
programme to improve access to quality care for women in rural
and semi-urban areas, and drive an upswing in maternal health
    The 'LaQshya Manyata' programme will help overcome the
inherent bottlenecks in the healthcare system, a release said.
    The programme will help build a more robust healthcare
system that will offer equitable access to all communities
across economic strata and the rural-urban divide, it said.
    Federation president Dr Nandita Palshetkar emphasised
on the importance to prevent maternal mortality rate with
private and government initiatives.
    The initiative aims to establish a uniform mechanism
for care in every private maternity care hospital, nursing
home and clinic and expects to cover all districts and
municipal corporations in the state. PTI VT

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