OKARA - EDO Health Dr Saeedullah Khan said that Health Department was working on a comprehensive programme to minimise the death rate during maternity by urging the pregnant women to make their deliveries through qualified doctors.

In this regard, he said a “Mother and Baby” week will be observed from Novenber19th to 24th.

He said that during this week both mother and babies will also be vaccinated against diseases.

Health workers, lady healh visitor’s, and midwives were being trained for this week and Health Department officials will supervise the campaign and all available resources would be utilized to make this campaign successful, he added.