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Helping safer childbirth

Active Since: 2018

Access Accelerated

Contributing to SDGs…

Help building basic systems for safe childbirth in a rural region of Myanmar.

MEMBER COMPANIES

PARTNER ORGANISATIONS

  • Local NGOs

    Association of Medical Doctors of Asia - Multisectoral and Integrated Development Services (AMDA – MINDS)

Objectives

The aim of the programme is to build a self-sustained pilot system for safer childbirth. By encouraging active participation of the villagers, the programme is designed to generate lasting effects and learnings, which serves the Access Accelerated’s mission of providing sustainable solutions.

Pauk Township in Magway region located in the central-dry-zone of Myanmar, is known for relatively high extent of poverty due to limited agricultural success. This area also has one of the poorest health & hygiene condition and the highest newborn mortality rate in the country, e.g. 89 out of 1,000 infants die before their first birthday.

Chugai, in partnership with AMDA – MINDS (AMDA – Multisectoral and Integrated Development Services) intends to help building basic self-sustained systems supporting safer childbirth & maternity healthcare in rural villages of the district. This programme offers to set up matching funds with the villagers to support emergency transportation of pregnant women, conduct educational / refresher training for auxiliary midwives, provide echo machines to regional hospitals, and give first-aid kits and accompanying training courses to the villagers.

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SDGs THE PARTNERSHIP CONTRIBUTES TO

SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing

  1. 3.1: Reduce Maternal Mortality
  2. 3.2: Reduce Under-5 Mortality 
  3. 3.7: Access to sexual and reproductive health-care services 
  4. 3.C: Health workforce

SDG 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

“Helping hand for pregnant women and newborns”

EXTERNAL RESEARCH