Area: Head Office of Medical and Health Department, APIIC Towers, Mangalagiri
Let’s give B12 for anemia
We must always be at the forefront of the Sustainable Development Goals
Work with a plan
Let us work with sincerity to prevent anemia
Start distribution of B12 medicines on a pilot basis
We are leading in the prevention of maternal and child deaths
See that all deliveries take place in hospitals
Children, women and pregnant women should be fed
Thallibidda Express for medical services for pregnant women and infants
State Health Minister Vidadala Rajini
Minister’s review with department heads on Sustainable Development Goals
State Health Minister Vidal Rajini said that as per the directives of the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, distribution of B12 tablets to the victims should be considered and this should be started as a pilot project first. Minister Vidal Rajini held a review meeting on SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) with the senior officials of the department on Tuesday at the head office of the state medical and health department in APIIC Towers, Mangalagiri. Speaking on this occasion, the Minister said that our state should be at the forefront of India in terms of sustainable development goals. He said that it is the responsibility of the officials to ensure that AP is at the first place in all aspects. He said that we need to take special measures to prevent anemia. He said that there is a need to work together to prevent anemia among adolescent girls, pregnant women and infants. Actions should be taken to distribute B-12 tablets to girls, pregnant women and infants. He said that if these medicines can be provided as a course of three months, anemia can be prevented in girls, pregnant women and infants. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has already issued orders to take up a pilot project in this regard, and he said that action should be taken immediately.
We are leading in the prevention of maternal and child mortality
It is stated that our state is at the forefront in this country in the prevention of maternal and child deaths. He said that it is very important in sustainable development indicators. The officials said that they should take more initiative and ensure that there are no maternal and child deaths. He said that already 99.66 percent of deliveries are taking place in hospitals in our state, which is a good result. It is suggested that one hundred percent deliveries should be done in hospitals. He said that the government is already spending crores of rupees through many schemes even though there is no nutritional deficiency among children, pregnant women and infants, and it is the responsibility of the officials to take steps to ensure that these fruits are properly delivered to the beneficiaries. He said that a meeting should be arranged with the officials of the education department soon regarding the distribution of napkins to the girl students in the schools. Distribution of sanitary napkins to inter students should also be looked into, he said.
Let’s provide more services to pregnant women
The minister said that if medical services are provided better to infants and pregnant women, the babies will be born in full health. They were ordered to look into the matter of using Tallibidda Express vehicles if necessary to take them to the hospital and provide medical services. He said that TB patients should get better treatment. Steps should be taken to ensure that everyone who comes for TB tests is tested immediately. He said that the services of Anganwadis, Ayalas, Asha workers and ANMs, who are field level staff, should be fully utilized as part of the achievement of sustainable development goals. Chief Secretary Medical Health Department MT Krishna Babu, Commissioner Family Welfare J. Niwas, Director for Health Ramireddy and others participated in the program.