The maternity service at Damauli hospital has been stopped from the last five months.
The service was interrupted after the one and only gynecologist Dr Pawan Jung Rayamajhi was transferred to Ilam Health Office according to Dr Srijana Sharma.
After the disruption of the service, the patients are compelled to go to Pokhara for even normal maternity services according to Chairperson Kala Pun of Human Rights Defenders Network.
She added that the hospital management was requested for the continuation of the services however it has not be heard yet. At least two maternity patients are coming to the hospital in a daily basis according to administration Chief Bijaya Subedi of the hospital.
According to the hospital administration, patients from Tanahun,Lamjung and Gorkha are coming for maternity service in the hospital.
Prakash Chandra Bhattarai