MCTS in JK to go online for recording Real Time data
Jammu, Dec 20: To keep a proper track of the pregnant women of the state so as to ensure safety of both mother and the child under Mother Child Tracking System (MCTS) of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and to have a ‘Real Time Data’, the government is contemplating to make MCTS high-tech by making the system online.
Now, to have a Real Time Data, the FMPW across the state will be provided with mobile phones loaded with specially designed software by way of which they will be able to feed all the information of expecting mothers on the spot thereby conveying it to the control room within no time. This information which is being constantly monitored and authenticated round the clock in the control room, will now be conveyed to the health workers round the clock on their handsets so that they would be able communicate with the women timely.
Even more importantly, the health workers will also be able to communicate with the expecting mothers regularly through their phones by making a call or through SMS regarding what they (women) require at their particular stage of pregnancy.
While confirming that the MCTS will be made online, NRHM Mission Director, Yashpal Sharma, informed Greater Kashmir that the process in this regard has already been initiated and will be completed by March next year. “We have initiated the process to equip the health workers to have a Real Time Data on the directions of Chief Secretary and it will be completed by March next year”, he said.
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