China Maternal and Infant Health Promotion Campaign Achievement Report 90,000 Pe
Reported by China News on Aug 21, 2014, the China Maternal and Infant Health Promotion Campaign Achievement Report and Maternal and Infant Class inside Grassroots Inauguration Ceremony was held in Beijing. Gu Xiulian, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress and Director of China’s Working Committee for the Care of the Next Generation, Hong Tianhui, Chairman of China Research Society of Family Culture, Chang Yingming, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of China Health Promotion Fund and Han Xiangjing, President of the Women of China Media attended the ceremony.
It is said that the China Maternal and Infant Health Promotion Campaign is jointly launched by China Research Society of Family Culture, Women of China Media and Harmonicare Medical Management Consulting Co., Ltd. in Aug. 2012 to improve the health quality of China Research Society of Family Culture and the birth quality of the population in our country and promote the health and happiness of families and the harmonious development of society.
Gu Xiulian spoke highly of the achievements of the Campaign and the maternal and infant health class inside grassroots. She pointed out that the maternal and infant health service shall be treated at the height of realization of the great Chinese dream and provide access of the service to the grassroots and common women to enable more organizations and individuals to join the promotion of the maternal and infant health service and more women and infant to benefit more from the program.
Lin Yuming, Chairman of the Harmonicare Medical Management Consulting Co., Ltd. introduced the achievements of the Campaign. The Campaign has given over 1,800 maternal and infant health classes with the attendance of over 90,000 people. It has opened 19 maternal and infant health consulting hotlines, answering 28,780 calls. The Campaign has launched the Hundred Mothers Natural Delivery Program in Wuhan, Xi’an, Changsha, Weihai, Harbin and other cities across the country. More than 4,000 mothers-to-be attended the program and over 500 gave birth naturally and won the sustentation fund. The happy pregnant mother app has provided service for over 50,000 pregnant mothers and answers the consultation of over 200,000 consultants.
Han Xiangjing, President of the Women of China Media introduced the development plan of the China Maternal and Infant Promotion Campaign: to hold maternal and infant health class in grassroots activity so as to decrease the incidents of defects and disease of new-born babies in remote countryside and expand the implementation scope of the Hundred Pregnant Mothers Natural Delivery Plan, organize 3000 maternal and infant health classes, open maternal and infant health online video class, hold pregnant mothers badge public benefit activity.
Hong Tianhui, Chairman of China Research Society of Family Culture pointed out in her conclusion speech that the maternal and infant health class in grassroots is of far-reaching significance. It is not only the extension and deepening of the China maternal and infant health promotion Campaign but also the practice of the proposal of the meeting of the standing committee of the All-China Women's Federation and the Provincial, Municipal and District Women’s Federation Chairmen Meeting to build service grass-root women’s federation organization and take the link and service for women as the lifeline of work. The focus of work shall persistently shifted to grassroots level in rural areas and urban communities to the satisfy women’s demand. She required that the maternal and infant health knowledge and concepts shall be publicized in the way favored by grassroots women to ensure that the class is practiced and achieve better effect.