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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 4055
ANSWERED ON:  09.12.2016
PMSMA
BALKA SUMAN
Will the Minister of



HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-


Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:

(a) whether the Government has launched the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) to provide fixed day assured quality ANC services to pregnant women on the 9th day of every month across the country; and

(b) if so, the details thereof along with the number of beneficiaries, State/UT-wise?


ANSWER
ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND
FAMILY WELFARE
(SMT. ANUPRIYA PATEL)
(a) & (b): The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan has been launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India to provide fixed-day, assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care universally to all pregnant women on the 9th of every month.
As part of the campaign, a package of antenatal care services due to be provided to pregnant women in their 2nd / 3rd trimesters, by OBGY specialists/ Radiologist/ Physicians at government health facilities, with support from private sector doctors to supplement the efforts of the government.
One of the critical components of the Abhiyan is identification and follow-up of high risk pregnancies
These services will be provided in addition to the routine ANC at the health facility/ outreach at identified public health facilities in both urban and rural areas
The details of beneficiaries State/ UT wise is placed at Annexure.








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