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Care for pregnant women reduces maternal mortality records in Tocantins

The fighting resulted in maternal deaths fall in 2012, when 10 deaths were recorded, compared to 23 last year

 
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Partial data from the technical area Mortality Surveillance department of health show that in recent years the state of Tocantins managed to reduce the absolute number of maternal deaths out of 23 deaths in 2011 to 10 records this year. This is one of the outcomes of the accession of Tocantins Network Stork strategy of the Ministry of Health to strengthen the comprehensive care model of mother and child. This model starts with the strengthening of family planning to the confirmation of pregnancy, through prenatal, delivery, postpartum and monitor the growth and development of children up to two years.

To further improve the results in this sector will be invested over 18.5 million to implement the actions of Stork Network Action Plan as approved by the Ministry of Health The value is intended to fund three Centers Childbirth and three Houses Pregnant , Baby and postpartum.

The actions envisaged in the strategy aim to qualify Stork Network, by 2014, the entire service network, expanding and improving conditions for which pregnant women can give birth and care for their babies in a safe and humane. Expand and improve the ambience of the hospital units, ensuring queries and prenatal care to pregnant women and babies is our job and all the government's efforts are focused on this need, said Secretary of State for Health, Vanda Paiva.

In 2000, the United Nations - the United Nations, to analyze the major global problems, established eight Millennium Development Goals - MDGs, which in Brazil are called 8 Ways to Change the World - that must be met by all countries by 2015. Among them are two policies aimed at prenatal care: reducing maternal and child mortality and improve maternal health.

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   Palavras-chave:   Mortality    Pregnant women    Maternal deaths    Tocantins    Prenatal    Network stork   
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