UAE

Abu Dhabi Public Health activates its “Maternal and Child Health” program

The Abu Dhabi Heart for Public Well being introduced the continuation of its efforts to develop applications and insurance policies that assist the development and development of maternity and childhood applications via educating and elevating neighborhood consciousness of the general public well being facets of the well being of pregnant ladies and youngsters, which it launches in August of every yr in cooperation with 35 maternity and youngsters hospitals within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi .

Via this program, the middle goals to enhance the well being of girls and newborns within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi by adopting a preventive strategy based mostly on virtually confirmed proof by growing societal consciousness, particularly amongst ladies and well being specialists.

This system features a set of preventive initiatives and periodic examinations associated to maternal and little one well being, in cooperation with maternal and little one hospitals within the emirate.

Her Excellency Dr. Omniyat Al Hajri, Govt Director of the Neighborhood Well being Sector, stated: “Selling ladies’s well being and empowering them is a nationwide precedence for the UAE authorities, and our clever management has been eager to coordinate and align efforts with strategic companions to boost the extent of neighborhood well being, information well being and preventive habits, develop public well being insurance policies and promote higher practices to launch efficient initiatives and insurance policies based mostly on scientific proof, to enhance the extent of companies offered for maternal and little one well being.

She added that the annual “Maternal and Little one Well being” program focuses specifically on examinations associated to wholesome being pregnant and prenatal care via early detection assessments, well being training, and counseling throughout the pre-pregnancy and postpartum phases for all pregnant ladies. This system can be involved with elevating consciousness On the significance of preventive check-ups and the duty to attend common being pregnant follow-up visits to make sure the well being of the mom and little one.

Dr. Maryam Al Wahidi, Director of the Neighborhood Well being Division, stated: “All 35 well being services involved with maternity and childbirth within the emirate conduct new child examinations, and in line with reviews acquired from the genetic testing laboratory of the Ministry of Well being and Prevention, the speed of new child examinations within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi reached 98%. 35,951 newborns within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi underwent new child examinations within the yr 2021, and thru these examinations, 2810 pathological circumstances have been detected that will have an effect on the psychological and bodily improvement of the kid after delivery. Early detection contributed to overcoming them and lowering its problems that could be hereditary or Associated to metabolic, hormonal, or blood illnesses..This system for this yr features a collection of workshops for well being care suppliers relating to the new child screening program and all of the assessments included in this system and the significance of adhering to the usual issued relating to new child examinations and maternal examinations throughout being pregnant and pre-pregnancy being pregnant”.

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