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With no easy access to health centres, women in remote districts of Province 5 are opting for home births

Despite the government’s initiative to encourage women to visit health care centres for pre and post natal check-ups under the ‘Safe Motherhood Programme’, around 41 percent pregnant women in Province 5 still give birth at home. With no easy access to health centres, women in remote districts of Province 5 are opting for home births
Out of the 983 wards in Province 5, 322 wards still do not have access to health centres.  Post Photo
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Amrita Anmol
Published at : May 29, 2019
Updated at : June 4, 2019 12:11
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Amrita Anmol

Amrita Anmol is the Rupandehi correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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