Tuesday, June 10, 2003, Chandigarh, India


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Meeting on safe motherhood
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 9
Services to promote safe motherhood and child survival, prevention and treatment of reproductive track infection, prevention and management of unwanted pregnancies and provision of health services for adolescents were among the issues discussed at a meeting of chief functionaries of NGOs working in health, social security women and child development areas organised here today. Representatives of as many as 36 NGOs took part in the meeting.

The Director, Health and Family Welfare, Punjab, Mr D P S Sandhu, who presided over the function, stressed upon the need to initiate projects based on the need of the community. He also stressed the need to promote institutional deliveries, education of pregnant women and awareness about abortions.

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