Pregnant women in crisis as there is a lack of maternity center
The pregnant women at Kamal bazar Municipality-3 are facing difficulties due to the lack of maternity center. They are compelled to give birth to a baby in the house.
The government has announced to use secured maternity service at health centers however they are compelled to give birth at their home because of not having maternity centers. In some case they had to go to other district by paying huge amount of money.
Local Jamuna Bista, 30 said that she was compelled to go to Dailekh to give birth to her 5th baby.
Patients are compelled to walk for hours to reach health posts or in neighboring district to receive treatment.
Post natal mother and children both are at risk if they do not use health services says Health post in charge Prem Bista.
Acting ward chair Harka Bahadur Bhandari said that the initiation is being taken for maternity center. In Achham, out of 75 rural municipalities, only 65 has a maternity center.
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