Dr. Ahmed Mahrous, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in the New Valley Governorate, announced that the basic care units and centers in the governorate have received 2,447 pregnant women for early detection of diseases transmitted from mother to fetus. It is transmitted from mother to fetus with free treatment and healthcare.
Mahrous said that these campaigns come within the framework of the presidential initiative to take care of the health of the mother and the fetus, which began its work in the governorate in July 2020, in order to follow up on the “health of pregnant women” for early detection of diseases transmitted from mother to fetus and to provide treatment and health care free of charge.
Mahrous confirmed that the National Initiative for Maternal and Fetal Health Care in all cities of the governorate, indicating that medical teams have been trained to participate in the work of this initiative that provides services related to maternal and child health and spread awareness of health problems facing pregnant mothers during the period and after pregnancy, through thirteen A unit and a medical center in all cities of the province.
Mahrous explained that the initiative aims to detect HIV, B virus and syphilis, early detection of diseases that are transmitted from mother to fetus, and provide all integrated analyzes and examinations in addition to measuring pressure, sugar, weight and height, and providing care and full follow-up for pregnant women before, during and after childbirth.
Mahrous added, that the initiative provides comprehensive health care for the pregnant mother, fetus and newborn during pregnancy and beyond, to discover risk factors for the mother and newborn and to provide the necessary medical care through basic care units and centers at the governorate level.