Providing medical services to more than 24,000 women within the Maternal and Fetal Health Support Initiative in Sharkia

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Dr. Hisham Shawqi Masoud, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in the Eastern Province, said that the medical teams working within the presidential initiative to support the health of the mother and the fetus in the governorate have provided medical services and conducted the necessary examinations for more than 24,000 pregnant women in the province so far, since the trial run last Tuesday.

The Undersecretary of the Ministry stated that the medical teams have provided medical services to 24,739 pregnant women in the governorate so far, indicating that the initiative aims to reach a generation of children enjoying good health and free from diseases transmitted from mother to fetus, and reducing deaths resulting from these diseases, as it targets pregnant women from The first day of pregnancy until birth, for early detection of various infectious diseases transmitted from mother to fetus and all diseases that may affect the health of the fetus, to prevent its transmission to it, in addition to the detection of sugar and pressure for pregnant women.

He added that follow-up and treatment services are provided through the medical centers and health units in the governorate, and the discoverer of their infection is directed and referred to receive the necessary evaluation and treatment in the referral hospitals specified in the governorate, according to the type of disease the mother has, in addition to activating and improving the quality of routine services provided by the protocol of caring for pregnant women from During the maternity and child care services, pointing out that it has been confirmed that medical clinics and examination places are equipped, and the availability of medical supplies in them, stressing that the medical teams have the privacy of examination places, confidentiality of results, good treatment and good reception of the frequencies of the presidential initiative.

He added that the initiative targets the medical examination of 102,700 pregnant Egyptian and non-Egyptian women in the cities and villages of the Sharkia Governorate, in the age group above 18 years, between education, awareness and medical examination, through a medical team trained in the examination work of “doctors, nurses, data entry personnel, and rural pioneers. », Where the number of teams is 358 medical teams, on the number of 358 points.

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