safemotherhood

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Safe Motherhood program

 
 
Respectful maternity care with the theme of “Every woman’s Right to quality of care for maternal health services. Respectful maternity care (RMC) is a universal human right that is due to every childbearing woman in every health system. RMC Charter is being used globally to talk about the problem of disrespect and abuse during maternity care. It is also being used as a tool to educate health workers about maternity care and human rights, and to raise awareness of the problem in a way that avoids blaming and shaming. 

Objectives  

Identification of priority issues for improving maternal health 
Formation, launch and capacity building of RMC  
Creation of an enabling safe motherhood is a national priority  
Integration of family planning and safe motherhood and resource mobilisation  

Activities  

Identification  of priority action  
Stakeholder meeting 
Advocacy and strategy paper 
Refinement of advocacy strategy 
Implementation of advocacy activities 

Achievement  

Advocacy and awareness raising through media and events 
Increased public awareness