EMBRACE team celebrated Midwifery Day “Midwife provides quality care”!

Press Release
Midwifery Day
By Project EMBRACE
Rovieng District, Preah Vihear Province
May 24, 2018
On May 24, 2018, members of ADRA Cambodia’s EMBRACE team conducted an awareness meeting on Midwife’s Day on the topic of “Midwife provides Quality Care”. The event was conducted to raise awareness and improve knowledge of women and villagers​​ on other problems pre and post birth deliveries and to encourage husbands to bring their wives to help on deliveries at health centers. The session was held in cooperation with the Provincial Health Department, Operational District and the local authorities in Chey Sen district, Preah Vihear province.

This was a live on air program event. We were able to broadcast live to local Phnom Tbeng Radio 97.3MHz, in which we open questions for participants to ask guest speakers to answer as much as possible.

Over 300 people including children, women, men, female and male youth participated.

Mr. Tith Sokham, deputy district governor of Chey Sen District who presented as a chairperson for the event, addressed to all participants to focusing on caring mothers and child health specifically
Antenatal care (ANC) and Postnatal Care (PNC).

Ms. Muy Chanmoly, representative of midwives from provincial department gave a provincial health reports and provided some advices to mothers, fathers, also students to take care health by encouraging and bringing their wives, mothers, and sisters to closer health centers and hospitals. 

Ms. Naung Sotheavy, representative of midvives from Tbeng Mean Chey Operational District, also provided similiar messages of health care and what danger signs that affected mother and child health. She also encouraged mothers to go to health centers and hospital even when there are no danger signs during pregnancy.

 

Project EMBRACE (Enhancing Mother/Newborn/Child Health in Remote Areas through Health Care and Community Engagement), is being implemented by ADRA Cambodia. It is primarily funded by Canada’s International Development – Global Affairs Canada department with support from ADRA Canada’s generous donors.
 

 

 

 

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