Baliwag News Service

Department of Health Aiming for ZERO Maternal Mortality

llBaliwag Municipal Health Office together with the Department of Health Aiming for ZERO Maternal Mortality

Dra. Ma. Rosario “Charrie” H. Esguerra, one of Rural Health Physician attended to meeting entitled: PROVINCIAL IMPLEMENTATION AND COORDINATION TEAM REVIEW on March 13 – 14, 2018 at Widus Hotel, Clark Free Port Zone, Pampanga.

The meeting was conducted by the Provincial Health Office of Bulacan, as they discussed the statistics of maternal death in Bulacan. For the year 2017, Bulacan reported 29 maternal death, in which 2 of them came from Baliwag.

What do women die of?

((Maternal Mortality, obstetric causes)

  • H –     Hemorrhage
  • O –     Obstructed labor
  • U –     Unsafe abortion
  • S-      Sepsis
  • E –     Eclampsia

 

Department of Health, together with the Provincial Health Office of Bulacan, Municipality of Baliwag and other 23 municipalities of Bulacan are hoping to reach the GOAL: To eliminate preventable maternal mortality in the Province of Bulacan.

(Article by: RHU2 Baliwag)

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