Health

Nepal still has a long way to go to lower infant and maternal deaths

According to the Department of Health Services, 2,036 newborn babies and 208 mothers died in the fiscal year 2018-19. Nepal still has a long way to go to lower infant and maternal deaths
Hypothermia, infection, low birth weight, premature birth, abnormal birth asphyxia are among the leading causes of neonatal deaths. Post File Photo
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Arjun Poudel
Published at : January 2, 2020
Updated at : January 2, 2020 10:30
Kathmandu

Arjun Poudel

Arjun Poudel is a health reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before joining the Post, he worked for Sagarmatha Television, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times.


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