Royal Philips an international leader in health technology, recently unveiled its latest campaign tackling the growing rates of maternal mortality cases in the Philippines after a research from the United Nations Children’s Fund has revealed that the Philippines is among the 68 countries which contribute to 97% of maternal, neonatal and child health death worldwide.
Aiming to encourage every Filipino to play a role in preventing maternal death, Philips, a diversified health and well-being company focused on improving lives through meaningful innovation, launched “Philips MOM for Moms” campaign.
“Philips MOM for Moms” also seeks to empower expectant mothers by bringing its telepath solution to rural areas, where there is little access to medication and affordable hospitalization.
Mobile Obstetrics Monitoring is a software solution of Philips that allows community healthcare workers to perform antenatal risk stratification, receive diagnostic assistance, and assess a patient’s progress via mobile device to enhance maternal care in community settings for expectant mothers.
Philips Philippines Inc. Country Manager Urasinee Patasongkram said:
As a leading global healthcare technology company, Philips strives to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Our global mission is to improve the lives of three billion people a year by 2025, and today we are acting on that commitment in the Philippines.”
Philips Philippines Inc. is committed in making sure that we continue to improve the lives of Filipinos, especially the country’s expectant moms, by creating and improving the existing maternal health care program in the country.”