This is part of a series of profiles of the dedicated individuals behind the Safe Care, Saving Lives project. Safe Care, Saving Lives is a quality improvement project to improve neonatal care in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. See the previous post in the series. “I was born in a conventional family in Mahbubnagar. Fortunately, my parents were forward…
"I grew up here in Banswada, a tribal and remote area in Nizamabad district. Knowledge about career opportunities is limited."
Every 15 days, I visit each of the five hospitals I work with as part of the Safe Care, Saving Lives project. The mornings are early and the trips long. It was one such day. As I stood at my doorstep waiting for the taxi, I turned around to see my 18-month-old daughter. She was…
“I was born and raised in Kurnool, a city in Andhra Pradesh. I have had a deep and abiding interest in education since my childhood."
“I hail from Ravulapadu, a small village situated in the East Godavari district of the state of Andhra Pradesh."
“I was seventeen when my father, an engineer with the Indian Railways, was diagnosed with cancer."
The Safe Care, Saving Lives project held its first learning session on November 17 and 18 in Hyderabad, India.
The ACCESS Health team visited eleven hospitals in Andhra Pradesh and eighteen hospitals in Telangana to discover the reality of what it means to provide maternal and child care in urban, semi-urban, and rural settings in the two states.
Despite a marked increase in facility births, the number of neonatal complications and neonatal deaths has remained steady.
Hyderabad, INDIA – September 4, 2014 – ACCESS Health International and the Aarogyasri Health Care Trust last week launched the Safe Care, Saving Lives project in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Safe Care, Saving Lives is a quality improvement project designed to reduce neonatal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Senior administrators and neonatal…