Training begins for maiden batch of medical staff at Karnataka’s first National Midwifery school

January 25 2023

During an exclusive interaction with the Indian Express, the Aastrika team discussed the various important initiatives the Foundation is backing in order to promote midwifery in the state. The article discusses in depth the National Midwifery Training Institute (NMTI) program at Vanivilas Hospital, where Aastrika Foundation works in collaboration with the Karnataka government. Furthermore, the article includes information on Aastrika Midwifery Centre and reports a 27.4 percent C-section rate as opposed to 52.5 percent in Karnataka’s private hospitals. Including several quotes from Founder and Chairperson, Janhavi Nilekani, the article has 100% message conversion on the latest activities of both the Aastrika Foundation and Aastrika Midwifery Centre.

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