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Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd operates Ambulances to serve over 8.8 million pregnant women

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Published Dec 8, 2020, 8:30 pm IST
Updated Dec 8, 2020, 9:22 pm IST
Janani Express is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NHM)
JananiExpress is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NHM).
 JananiExpress is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NHM).

Ziqitza Health Care Ltd (ZHL), one of India’s leading emergency medical service provider, operates over 1100 Janani Ambulance services across India to provide emergency health care services to pregnant women and new born babies. Janani Express are serviced under a common three-digit number “108” or “102” depending on the states. JananiExpress is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NHM). It is being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among pregnant women.

The doctor’s team at Ziqitza have analaysed many studies that have shown that many newborn lives can be saved by the use of interventions that require simple technology. The majority of these interventions can be effectively provided by a single skilled birth attendant caring for the mother and the newborn. Care of all newborns includes immediate and thorough drying, skin to skin contact of the newborn with the mother, cord clamping and cutting after the first minutes after birth, early initiation of breastfeeding, and exclusive breastfeeding. Newborns who do not start breathing on their own by one minute after birth should receive positive pressure ventilation with room air by a self-inflating bag and mask.

 

“JSSK” is Janani ShishuSurkshKaryakram under which Janani Express (JE) vehicles are running and managed in India by Ziqitza Health care limited with the collaboration with National Health Mission Madhya Pradesh. The Janani vehicles take pregnant women and newborn/infant child to nearest government health facility for deliveries/treatment and also drop them back to their homes.

Ziqitza operated Janani Express (JE) vehicles are equipped with Oxygen cylinder along with supply Kit, First aid Kit, Delivery Kit and basic ambulance equipment like – Stretcher, Fire extinguisher, water camper, GPS system etc. These ambulances are customized for the safety of pregnant women and in case of last-minute delivery on board. To ensure medical safety the ambulance driver is trained extensively by team at Ziqitza Healthcare Limited in first aid to the patient, if required. Preferably, an attendant (Family Relative) and ASHA shall accompany the patient.

 

With help of JSSK –Janani expressZiqitza has served 80,15,840 pregnant women in a decade. Also, just to give an idea the service has also benefitted new borns and infant, sharing below in last month data from the state of Madhya Pradesh:

NEONATES DATA FROM AUG TO OCT by JSSK – Janani Express

Type

Age

Aug'20

Sep'20

Oct'20

Grand Total

JSSK-Neonates

0-24 Hrs (1 Day)

 

1476

1550

1528

4554

JSSK-Neonates

Above 1 Day to 1 Year

9977

9647

9031

28655

Available on demand under the common three-digit number “108” or “102”, Janani Express is a life-saving intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NHM). It is being executed with the aim of reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional delivery among pregnant women. Ziqitza Rajasthan too had operated Janani Express and has served lakhs of pregnant women with pick and drop facility and improving IMR and MMR percentage in the state.

 

Moreover, to serve the any emergency case including Pregnancy, Neonatal / Infant emergencies Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd. in Public Private Partnership also operate108 - Emergency Medical Ambulance Services (EMAS) is running across India. These ambulances are fully equipped with Lifesaving equipment’s& medicines with the capacity of well-trained Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Pilot along with the facility of online Medical Direction by expert Doctors.108 Control and Dispatch Centre (CDC) is set-up in Bhopal to handle all the Janani calls. 108 is a Toll-Free number which is accessible from any landline or mobile. All the Janani ambulances are equipped with GPS technology which enables the CDC to locate the ambulances in shortest possible time. And the most important fact is that this world class service is ABSOLUTELY FREE for the people.

 

Commenting on the launch Mr. Naresh Jain, CEO, Ziqitza Health Care Ltd., said “For over a decade now, Janani Express has been instrumental in providing quality pre-hospital care for pregnant women and infants and we truly appreciate the efforts and support from the Govt. of India and state governments especially National Health Mission for taking this service to every women across India and increase institutional deliveries. Janani Express has been instrumental in providing quality pre-hospital care for pregnant women and infants and we hope to work closely with the state government to ensure timely assistance through our EMS service. We would like to assure, that at we at Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd, we are truly committed to saving lives across the state and every life matter to us”.

 

About Ziqitza Healthcare Limited

Ziqitza had been set up with a vision to assist in saving human lives by providing a leading network of fully equipped Advanced and Basic Life Support Ambulances across the developing world. Ziqitza has currently more than 10,000 people working tirelessly, day and night, to serve people in India. Ziqitza is currently operating more than 3300 ambulances across 16 states and have served more than 30 million people till date.

 

Disclaimer: No Deccan Chronicle journalist was involved in creating this content. The group also takes no responsibility for this content.

 

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