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Preganancy and Tetanus - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Medium Mobisode
Language(s) Hindi
Description Synopses:
This mobile episode highlights the importance of tetanus vaccine for pregnant women and how it protects mother and baby from life threatening diseases. It also emphasises the importance of institutional delivery and its benefits.

Question: What all one should know about tetanus?
Voice Over Answer:
o It is difficult to treat
o If the mother is immunized against tetanus, fetus also gets the protection
o Delivery should only be in hospital or health centre

Question: Why tetanus injection is important for a pregnant woman?
Voice Over Answer:
o There is a risk of pregnant woman contracting infection through tetanus bacteria during delivery
o Tetanus vaccination protects both pregnant woman and her fetus

Suggested Audience: Pregnant women, husbands, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, ASHA, AWW and community members.
Keyword(s) Pregnancy, tetanus injection, hospital, delivery, diseases, ANM, Anganwadi, newborn, infection, fever, fetus
Programme Communication for Development (C4D)
Sub-category Facts for Life Communication Initiative
Office New Delhi
Details Mobisode, 11:05 minutes
Date Created 08-Oct-2016
File Size 14.58 MB
Ref No C4D/FFLCI/1317