Journal of Biology and Today's World

ISSN - 2322-3308

Papa Dasari

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India


  • Research Article   
    Implementation of RMC at Tertiary Care Centre in South India
    Author(s): Papa Dasari* and Mahalakshmy Thulasingam

    Background: Disrespect and abuse experienced during child birth has been reported by women to various sections of health care workers. The objective was to abolish Disrespect and Abuse and to bring about a policy change in labour room practices and to implement Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) in a high volume tertiary care teaching hospital in South India. Methods: A Workshop and Continuous Medical Education Programme involving RMC experts was conducted in Phase I with defined objectives. These targeted health care workers were nurses, resident doctors, consultants, medical nursing students involved in giving care during pregnancy and labour. In Phase II the Govt. of India Policy on Birth Companion was presented in meeting discussing on the National guidelines of “LaQshya”. Consent forms for birth companion were introduced and a .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2322-3308-11.1.004

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