Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission

Community Maternity Care Program

The Community Maternity Care Program, supported by Azim Premji Foundation envisions to bring down the infant mortality rates in Attappady. The project involves regular monitoring of pregnant mothers, educating them and their family members on maternity care and danger symptoms, following-up and monitoring the compliance with medical advise by a team of community-level nurses and social workers. In the first year, the project is being imiplemented in 100 villages and has so far covered more than 250 pregnant mothers. The project was formally inaugurated in November 2023.