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PIA Press Release
2010/10/07

Ifugao town conducts Buntis Convention

by Vency D. Bulayungan

Asipulo, Ifugao (7 October) -- About 80 pregnant women participated in a' Buntis Convention', conducted recently by the municipal government here geared towards the eradication of child mortality and morbidity in this town.

With the theme,'No woman should die giving life', this activity organized by Municipal Health Officer and nurse Mar Shallaine Afalla, seeks to educate pregnant women of their health and that of the babies inside their womb.

Mayor Eladio Bang-ud, who was elated by the turn out of participants, encouraged these expecting mothers to take care of their health for their own safety as well as their unborn babies.

Bang-ud also emphasized the utilization of facility based delivery. "We are trying our best to save the lives of mothers and their babies by encouraging them to give birth in a health facility such as the Rural Health Center and not to follow the traditional way of giving birth," he said. Or seek the assistance of skilled birth attendants, he reminded.

On the other hand, Councilor Clarence Dupingay, the Chairman on the Committee on Health, stressed the importance of pre-natal check-ups that will help identify high-risk mothers who need close monitoring and referral.

During the convention, lectures on the importance of facility based delivery, three pillars of safe motherhood, maternal and child health, importance of exclusive breast feeding and immunization and use of family planning methods were conducted, said Ashlei Bulayungan, the community organizer of the United Population Fund (UNFPA) said.

Bulayungan added that the participants also enjoyed contested activities such as jingles per barangay, individual quizbee and search for the complete ante-natal check-ups. (PIA-Ifugao) [top]

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