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Menstrual hygiene day: Education is a powerful tool in raising awareness, smashing taboos and debunking myths surrounding menstruation, by Pragya Lamsal (kp 28/05/2017)

Things so complicated: Before making laws against obstetric violence we should make women aware of their birthing rights, by Shreyashi Aryal (rep 27/05/2017)

UN stresses on ending shame for women with fistula: It is considered a disease of poverty or injury because of its tendency to occur in women in poor countries who do not have access to adequate obstetrics care (kp 24/05/2017)

Friendly health services: For adolescents, by Anusha Ban and Kabita Devkota (ht 15/05/2017)

Children surviving with thalassemia (ht 09/05/2017)

Bajura women take to contraceptives (kp 04/05/2017)

Many Nepali women deprived of reproductive rights (ht 02/05/2017)

Muslim women feel comfortable getting abortion service (ht 25/04/2017)

Drop in neonatal deaths major gain: Experts, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/04/2017), Saving newborns: We should accelerate gains in reducing the number of neonatal deaths (kp 26/04/2017)

Saving Asia’s mothers: Nepal is one of the 12 Asian countries with the highest MMR, exceeding 100 deaths per 10,000 live births, by Anderson Stanciole and Federica Maurizio (kp 17/04/2017)

Emergency fund to be set up for pregnant women (ht 09/04/2017)

Even with health posts, Mugu women give birth in cowsheds (ht 07/04/2017)

Trump policy to affect family planning programs in Nepal, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 05/04/2017)

Unsafe abortions menacingly high, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/04/2017)

Pregnant woman dies for want of treatment (kp 01/04/2017)

Rural women still shy of seeking treatment for uterus prolapse, by Arun Bam (rep 16/03/2017)

Pregnant women more at risk of hepatitis A, E (ht 11/03/2017)

WHO calls for healthier future for newborns and mothers (ht 04/03/2017)

Cost-effective strategies: Several birth defects can be prevented by interventions before and during pregnancy, by Archana Amatya (ht 03/03/2017)

Maternal mortality remains bane of Banke, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 03/03/2017)

42 women benefit from free surgery for uterine prolapse, by Ram Bahadur Kunwar (rep 03/03/2017)

Illegal and unsafe abortions put women’s lives at risk (ht 28/02/2017)

Health centre ‘violating’ free abortion rule (kp 23/02/2017)

Newborns battle to survive in sheds, by Prakash Singh (ht 23/02/2017)

Women suffering from uterine prolapse benefit from free health camp (rep 20/02/2017), Shame keeps women from seeking treatment for uterine prolapse (ht 22/02/2017)

Stigma around ovarian cancer keep women from seeking early treatment (ht 20/02/2017)

Kin’s stir after new mum dies at hospital (kp 12/02/2017)

Child marriage, teen pregnancies affecting female health, by Jagat Khadka (rep 11/02/2017)

Unsafe abortion continues unabated (ht 11/02/2017)

How the Trump gag rule threatens women’s lives in Nepal: The cut-off of American financing to providers of family planning services is a terrible blow to a country with few doctors and clinics, by Subina Shrestha (kp 11/02/2017), Back to the drawing board: Global Gag Rule can have huge repercussions on reproductive health services in Nepal (kp 17/02/2017)

More women are visiting abortion clinics in Myagdi: Safe abortion clinics are helping women avoid unwanted pregnancies, by Ghanashyam Khadka (kp 09/02/2017)

Newborn baby goes missing from hospital ward in Birgunj: Relatives accuse doctors, nurse, administration of negligence (kp 04/02/2017), Whereabouts of missing infant still unknown (kp 05/02/2017), Missing from hospital, infant found after 48 hrs: Police say a childless woman had taken away the newborn three hours after delivery, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 06/02/2017)

Pregnant women deprived of iodized salt in Bajhang, by Jagat Khadka (rep 04/02/2017)

Doctor airlifts pregnant woman to Solukhumbu District Hospital to save her life (ht 03/02/2017)

Nutrition allowance scheme boosts birth registration, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 02/02/2017)

Women deprived of maternity allowance, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 31/01/2017)

At 32 years of age, this mother has 10 children!, by Pratap Bista (kp 30/01/2017)

Birthing centers not effective in saving lives, by DB Budha (rep 28/01/2017)

Parturition service at home in Bajura (ht 26/01/2017)

Pregnant mother dies for want of treatment (kp 24/01/2017)

‘Start of Bachelor in Midwifery programme a milestone’ (kp 17/01/2017), Degree in midwifery: It’s a key step, but it should be accompanied by proper incentive mechanisms (kp 18/01/2017)

10 women died giving birth at Lumbini Zonal Hosp in 16 mths, by Amrita Anamol (kp 17/01/2017)

Doctors save expecting mother in critical condition (ht 10/01/2017)

Broadcasting birth control, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 06/01/2017)

District hospital in sore need of Obstetricians (kp 30/12/2016)

122 birth centres operating in Baitadi to ensure safe delivery, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 28/12/2016)

58 pc Doti women have STDs, by Arun Bam (rep 24/12/2016)

Saving one mother at a time: Safe delivery in a district hospital in remote western Nepal highlights the importance of having trained family doctors, by Bikash Gauchan (nt 23/12/2016)

Bajura women compelled to give birth in cowsheds (ht 18/12/2016)

SMS bringing more women to birthing centers, by Sangam Gharti Magar (rep 16/12/2016)

Malnutrition rife due to early marriage, pregnancy (ht 15/12/2016)

Where mothers give birth in cowsheds, by Prakash Singh (ht 05/12/2016), The gods will be angry: In the remote mountains of western Nepal, women still deliver babies in dirty, cold and stuffy cowsheds, by Mina Sharma and Prakash Singh (nt 09/12/2016)

Huge cuts in infant, child mortality: Under 5 fatality falls 76pc from 162 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1990; Infant deaths down from 99 per 1,000 live births to 33, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/11/2016)

Rs 5,000 to family of woman who died during abortion (ht 18/11/2016)

Women issues, interview with Achala Vaidya, gynecologist at Norvic International Hospital (rep 11/11/2016)

Women’s health declining from hard toil (ht 10/11/2016)

Smuggling of birth control pills, shots rampant, by Parbat Portel (kp 30/10/2016)

14 per cent pregnant women malnourished (ht 24/10/2016)

Child deliveries, complex surgeries now possible in Bajura DPHO (ht 20/10/2016)

Rights activists call for making abortion free of cost, safe (kp 16/10/2016)

Pregnant woman dies for want of treatment: Bad weather delayed rescue by helicopter, by Ananda Gautam (kp 15/10/2016)

Unsafe abortion rife in Bajura (ht 14/10/2016)

Primary health centre sans building since earthquake, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 01/10/2016)

MoH close to finalising free abortion guideline: More than a year after free of cost abortion plan was announced, the government has set aside Rs 32 million in the fiscal year 2016-17 to start the service (kp 28/09/2016), ‘Legalisation not enough to make abortion safe’ (kp 29/09/2016)

Most Bajura locals lack family planning awareness (ht 28/09/2016)

Saath-Saath completes five-year programme: The project met its goal of reducing transmission and impact of HIV/Aids and improving reproductive health in 33 districts (kp 27/09/2016)

Woman rescued two weeks after complicated delivery (ht 25/09/2016)

Pap knows best: Health education plays a major role in cervical cancer prevention and early diagnosis, by Bandana Neupane (kp 11/09/2016)

Barriers to better birth: Scenario in Far West, by Sheela Maru and Agya Poudyal (ht 09/09/2016)

Call for efforts to end maternal, child mortality (ht 07/09/2017)

3 women died of delivery complications in one week (kp 06/09/2016)

Abortion rate high among U-20 women in Gorkha (kp 02/09/2016)

Living in shame (rep 02/09/2016)

Female feticide: Unpardonable crime, by Ajay Shankar Jha and Roshan Kumar Jha (ht 11/08/2016)

Budget crunch deprives Rukum women of pregnancy allowance (ht 04/08/2016)

Breastfeeding benefits: All mothers should begin with the belief that their milk is adequate for their child; A child requires nothing other than breast milk till first six months, by Pratik Pokharel (rep 04/08/2016)

Unkindest cut: The increasing frequency of artificial birth in urban Nepal disempowers women, by Laxmi Tamang (kp 31/07/2016)

Pregnant woman dies due to health workers’ incompetence (ht 03/07/2016)

Dead foetus removed after three weeks (ht 01/07/2016)

Parturition service halted in Bhojpur District Hospital (ht 01/07/2016) [in demand of higher pay!?]

Pregnant women, new mothers and children bear the brunt of food crisis, by Prakash Singh (ht 04/06/2016)

Progress in curbing neonatal deaths could be reversed: Experts, by Arjun Poudel (rep 02/06/2016)

Growing cases of early motherhood a challenge in Madhes, by Santosh Singh (rep 24/05/2016)

UNFPA calls for improved access to fistula treatment for all women, girls (ht 23/05/2016)

Rural women deliver in vehicles on way to hospital, by Giriraj Baskota (rep 20/05/2016)

Illegal abortions rife in far-west region (ht 17/05/2016)

A passionate profession with uncertain opportunities, by Arjun Oli (rep 14/05/2016)

Shortage of blood in Bajura hits women in labour (ht 11/05/2016)

‘Midwives should be given due recognition’ (ht 04/05/2016), Government yet to introduce midwifery formal education (ht 05/05/2016)

Incentives fail to attract women for antenatal check-up (rep 30/04/12016)

Women’s reproductive health (ht 26/04/2016)

Hospital accused of doing premature c-section in surrogacy: Australian couple forced to pay over 30,000 US dollars for premature delivery, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 21/04/2016)

Rural women shun prenatal tests (18/04/2016)

Pregnancy and safety Respect the Nepali calendar, by Isha Nirola, Sheela Maru and Pushpa Chaudhary (ht 11/04/2016)

100 million condoms out of USAID shelf in 23 yrs (kp 02/04/2016)

Mothers and their struggle to care, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 01/04/2016)

Mugu new mom dies, child abandoned at hospital, by Suman Malla (rep 19/03/2016)

Western regions ahead of central in safe delivery, by Arjun Poudel (rep 16/03/2016)

Invisible births: Stillbirth is a measure of the quality of maternity care and general health conditions of women, by Geha Nath Khanal (kp 06/03/2016)

Superstition makes villagers wary of using contraceptives, by Pratap Bista (kp 22/02/2016)

Bhojpur hospital resumes caesarean section service (ht 06/02/2016)

Call for providing sexual health education to young people (ht 02/02/2016)

Humla women giving birth in cowsheds, by Prakash Singh (ht 27/01/2016)

Benefits of traditional Newari massage come to fore, by Madhusudan Guragain (rep 26/01/2016)

New mothers in Humla deprived of allowance, warm clothes (ht 18/01/2016)

New mothers deprived of free maternity services, by Santosh Singh (rep 01/01/2015)

A journey to safe birthing station: To help uplift reproductive health of mothers in Mugu, by Meena B. Panday (ht 19/12/2015)

Thousands of Nepali women in India's rent-a-womb business, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 02/11/2015)

Abortion still a taboo (ht 20/10/2015)

Early marriage taking toll on youths' health, future, by Janak KC (rep 20/10/2015)

Mother, infant death rate ‘nil’ in Baglung: No case of maternal and infant mortality was recorded in the past one year after birthing centres were established in remote areas, by Prakash Baral (kp 14/10/2015)

Gendercide: Nepal needs serious advocacy against sex-selective abortion to put an end to it, by Geha Nath Khanal (kp 13/10/2015)

Baby blues: Rather than see surrogacy as only a means to exploit women, one must also consider the desperation of childless couples, by Gaurav Lamichhane (rep 05/10/2015)

Tough question: Nepal needs serious discourse on controversy surrounding surrogacy (kp 23/09/2015)

Womb on rent: The government should formulate a law related to surrogacy to prevent the exploitation of women’s bodies, by Minani Gurung (kp 08/09/2015), Govt rolls back move to allow surrogacy (ht 19/09/2015)

Temporary contraceptives luring couples in Kavre (ht 30/08/2015)

Fears grow for Nepal’s pregnant women after quake (ht 29/08/2015)

Supreme Court issues interim order against paid surrogacy (ht 27/08/2015), NWC ‘concerned’ over surrogacy (kp 28/08/2015), Womb on hire: Govt should do adequate homework before introducing surrogacy laws (kp 28/08/2015)

Family planning drive for youth (ht 22/08/2015)

Surrogacy in Nepal: Threat to reproductive right, by Ramesh Parajuli (ht 18/08/2015)

MISP for reproductive health in time of crisis a priority issue (ht 13/08/2015)

Mothers and babies: Relief agencies move out, but the need for maternal and child care is greater than ever in quake-hit areas, by Om Astha Rai (kp 07/08/2015)

Health post distributes cell phones to pregnant women: Provides them telephone advise on daily routine and diet, by Bira Gadal (rep 04/08/2015)

Blood crunch hits emergency parturition service (ht 30/07/2015)

New mothers, babies face brunt, by Sudip Kaini (kp 30/07/2015)

Country needs more birth centres, say experts (ht 24/07/2015

Women still reluctant to report uterine prolapse, by Raju Adhikari (rep 23/07/2015)

‘Reproductive health right’ stressed (ht 16/07/2015)

Women compelled to get treatment on hospital floor, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 12/07/2015)

‘Earthquake affects 1.5 million women of reproductive age’ (kp 11/07/2015)

Men still reluctant to undergo vasectomy, by Rekha Bhusal (rep 11/07/2015)

Bleak health scenario in Kaski (ht 09/07/2015)

New mothers, babies face health hazards, by Thomas Bogaty (ht 28/06/2015)

Quake-wary pregnant women, new moms stay in open risking infections, by Shreejana Shrestha (rep 21/05/2015)

Number of miscarriages, premature births ‘on the rise’, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 16/05/2015)

UNFPA, IPPF join hands to provide SRH services (ht 08/05/2015

High number of malnourished mothers in Parsa, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 25/04/2015)

Pregnant women deprived of health care in Gorkha (kp 20/04/2015)

Lumbini area to have maternity health facility, by Amrita Anmol (kp 17/04/2015)

Bajura women using contraceptive THT pills to prevent menstruation (ht 30/03/2015)

Parturition service shut at sub-regional hospital (ht 19/03/2015)

Mobile app for saving lives of pregnant women, by Dilip Poudel (rep 19/03/2015)

WaterAid launches ‘Healthy Start’: Campaign focuses on improving health of newborns (ht 18/03/2015)

Maternal, infant death rates up (ht 06/03/2015)

Panel formed to review MMR status, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 01/03/2015)

Iron pills a taboo among pregnant Pyuthan women, by Devendra Barma (ht 15/02/2015)

Govt to launch campaign to save newborn lives (rep 11/02/2015)

Hospital delivery still rare for Chepang babies, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 10/02/2015)

Government bid to minimise uterine prolapse ‘ineffective’ (kp 08/02/2015)

Talking About Safe Sex With Teens, by Rakhi Ghosh (rn 07/02/2015)

Govt run birth centers in remote areas unsafe, by DB Budha (rep 07/02/2015)

Report says disadvantaged children being left behind: Save the Children describes situation as ‘lottery of birth’ (ht 06/02/2015)

Local residents set up maternity centre (ht 05/02/2015)

Uneven and unequal: The gains that Nepal has made in maternal mortality are not distributed evenly across all geographic regions, by Lhamo Yangchen Sherpa (kp 03/02/2015)

Manpower,infrastructure crunch affects birthing centres in Pyuthan (ht 02/02/2015)

Wombs for rent: Commercial surrogate motherhood is moving to Nepal because of restrictions in India, by Binita Dahal (nt 30/01/2015)

Mothers’ groups saving lives of children, women (ht 29/01/2015)

Uterine-prolapsed women shun hospital until pain is unbearable, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 28/01/2015)

Reduced children, maternal mortality (kp 27/01/2015)

Contraceptive devices getting popular among Kotila Muslims, by Krishna Oli (rep 26/01/2015)

Uterine prolapse plagues rural women: Scores of Bajura women suffering from the disease mostly in their 40s (ht 16/01/2015)

Under five mortality rate: Nepal meets new MDG target (kp 15/01/2015)

Half of women of reproductive age marry before 18 (ht 15/01/2015)

Delivery at home taking toll on new mothers (ht 15/01/2015)

UNFPA provides women with reproductive health and dignity kits (ht 13/01/2015)

Muslim women opt for family planning, by Shiva Puri (kp 09/01/2015)

Govt, NPC to review maternal mortality ratio, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 05/01/2015)

Contraceptive use up among Chepangs, by Pratap Bista (kp 02/01/2015)

Maternal mortality ratio still high: At this rate, Nepal unlikely to meet MDG target, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 24/12/2014)

Free air tickets for uterine prolapse surgery, by Arjun Poudel (rep 24/12/2014)

FCHVs complain about grim working conditions (rep 17/12/2014), Too little pay, too much to handle, by Benup Raj Bhattarai (kp 17/12/2014)

Her choice: Abortion is never first choice, by Sneha Pandey (rep 09/12/2014)

Right to abortion: Despite constitutional recognition of reproductive rights poor women lack access to abortion facility, by Chadani Pandey (rep 02/12/2014)

Door opens to foreigners for surrogacy, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/12/2014)

First few days: The world looks to Nepal for best practice evidence and lessons on strategically tackling nutritional challenges, by Diplav Sapkota (kp 02/12/2014)

Unsafe abortion rampant in Sindhuli (ht 19/11/2014)

Women hesitant to discuss uterine prolapse, by Govinda KC (rep 18/11/2014), Fear being shunned by relatives, including husband, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 18/11/2014)

Women marrying early prone to health risks, by Durga Lal KC (kp 14/11/2014)

Call to end gender-biased sex selection (kp 09/11/2014)

Childbirth still full of risks for Bajhang women, by Jagat Khadka (rep 05/11/2014)

Mistreatment driving patient's away from govt's safe motherhood program, by Arjun Oli (rep 05/11/2014)

World champion country: Nepal’s astounding progress in saving lives of babies is not matched by looking after them when they grow into adults, by Ashutosh Tiwari (nt 31/10/2014)

Maternity service saving lives in Bajura (ht 28/10/2014)

16 per cent women give birth to child unsafely at home (rep 24/10/2014) [related to Palpa district]

Safe parturition still a far cry in Mugu: Many women giving birth at home without assistance from health workers, by Prakash Singh (ht 23/10/2014)

In Doti, infant, mother care programme effective, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 23/10/2014)

Call to raise awareness on balanced diet, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 19/10/2014)

Maternal mortality rate on the rise in Banke (kp 10/10/2014)

Abortion cases up in Ramechhap of late (ht 09/10/2014)

Piggy banks move to reduce maternal deaths (kp 06/10/2014)

A family affair: Ensuring universal access to family planning is a worthwhile long-term investment with many beneficial effects, by Giulia Vallese (kp 28/09/2014)

Misery of Chhaupadi for new mothers (ht 24/09/2014)

New mothers in Hetauda yet to get govt-announced incentive (ht 21/09/2014)

Family planning: Family planning helps improve maternal health by lessening pregnancy-related complications, by Dirgha Raj Shrestha (rep 18/09/2014)

New moms sleep on hospital corridor at zonal hospital, by Suresh Yadav (rep 08/09/2014)

High child mortality at zonal hospital worries service seekers: 109 newborns ddied at hospital in last one year, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 05/09/2014)

Study: Breastfeeding rate encouraging in central hills (kp 31/08/2014)

Muslim women take to family planning (ht 29/08/2014)

More to do: Fragmented newborn health interventions from maternal health pose a major challenge in reducing newborn mortality, by Resham Bahadur Khatri (rep 26/08/2014)

Delivering babies without medical attention, by Krishna Oli (rep 22/08/2014), A Different Nepal: The women of remote Bajura District are compelled to give birth while walking up and down the road with heavy loads on their back, by Prakash Singh (rep 22/08/2014)

Stunted development: The failure to prevent early marriages threatens the 1000-day mothers campaign, by Sunir Pandey (nt 08/08/2014)

Working mums have ‘no time’ for breastfeeding, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 03/08/2014)

Triplets born in Dogadi health post (ht 30/07/2014)

Problem with powder: Distributing micronutrient powder to improve nutrition among children poses many potential risks, by Aruna Uprety and Durga Pahadi (kp 29/07/2014)

Govt likely to revoke contract with Chlorhexidine supplier, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/07/2014)

Simple ways can save many neonates: Health experts lay emphasis on behaviour change communication (ht 27/07/2014)

Villagers shun family planning services, by Pratap Bista (kp 27/07/2014)

Varsities yet to start midwifery course despite govt directives (ht 25/07/2014)

Expectant mothers monitored through a mobile application, by Pawan Yadav (kp 21/07/2014), Mobile App For Saving Pregnant Women's Lives, by Chandni Hamal (rep 01/08/2014)

Rural health post begins ultrasound (kp 20/07/2014)

Early marriage, abortion rampant in Kaski (ht 11/07/2014)

Women finding institutional births safer: FHD says maternal and infant mortality rates have come down (ht 10/07/2014)

Maternity centres sans electricity, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 07/07/2014)

Precarious living: Early marriage and lack of nutritious food are the reasons behind premature deliveries in Nepal's rural areas; ill equipped hospitals and poverty add to their plights, by Bijay Gajmer (rep 04/07/2014)

Rethinking Nepal's uterine prolapse treatment (ht 04/07/2014), An un-concealable disease: There is a compulsin for Nepali women to carry akong with a prolapsed uterus, hising it for the fear of being looked down upon by their family and society, by Sujata Dhungana (rep 04/07/2014)

Woman dies in lack of treatment (kp 04/07/2014)

Birthing centres encourage institutional child deliveries, by Weena Pun (kp 03/07/2014)

Charity gone awry: Govt bans uterine prolapse surgery at outreach clinis following cases of irregularities, by Arjun Poudel (rep 30/06/2014)

Unsafe abortions rampant in Rautahat: Private clinics turning safe haven for many women (ht 27/06/2014)

Birthing centers in Sarlahi sans experts for years, by Santosh Singh (rep 24/06/2014)

Villagers chip in money to start maternity service, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 24/06/2014)

Selective abortions on rise in far-west districts: Education and awareness in these areas a must to check slaughter of unborn daughters, by Prakash Singh (ht 20/06/2014)

Kaski women preferurban centres whenit comes to delivery, by Bharat Koirala (kp 20/06/2014)

Woman dies for want of treatment (ht 18/06/2014)

Exercise in fertility, by Banita Khanal (kp 15/06/2014)

Pregnant woman dies for want of treatment in Bhojpur (ht 14/06/2014)

Not good enough: Tackling child marriage and promoting healthy deliveries can cut obstetric fistulas (kp 28/05/2014)

A hole in the womb, a scar on her life, by Weena Pun (kp 23/05/2014)

Unsafe abortion risks lives of many women in Far-West, by Arjun Shah (kp 20/05/2014)

Absence of x-ray service hits pregnant women (ht 20/05/2014)

Sexual, reproductive health rights ‘must be priority’ (ht 14/05/2014)

Saving lives: Though Nepal is on its way to meeting the Millennium Development Goals, maternal mortality remains a challenge, by Sudan Prasad Neupane (kp 13/05/2014)

Ramechhap’s Thami women don’t visit health facilities (ht 13/05/2014)

Campaign encouraging couples to plan pregnancy well (ht 08/05/2014)

Nepal now safer, better place for mothers, says report (ht 07/05/2014)

Call to reduce death of kids under five (ht 06/05/2014)

Child, mother mortality high for want of birthing centre (ht 05/05/2014)

Govt to mobilise ANM in all VDCs to ensure better health services, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/05/2014)

A screen in time: In many remote districts, portable ultrasound machines are helping nurses detect problems early in pregnant women, saving many lives in the process, by Heem S. Shakya (kp 03/05/2014)

Ease pregnancies, save newborns: UN bodies (ht 30/04/2014)

Campaign for safe motherhood begins (kp 29/04/2014), Monthlong drive aims to  cut maternal, child deaths (ht 29/04/2014)

Govt plans to observe safe motherhood month (kp 27/04/2014)

Uterine prolapse victims stuck knee deep in debt, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 26/04/2014)

Risk of delivery while migrating (ht 02/04/2014)

Cases of uterine prolapse rising in Dadeldhura (ht 31/03/2014)

Ignorance is not bliss, it’s taking a toll on would-be mothers: Deaths reported as they skip pregnancy tests (ht 30/03/2014)

Drop to save thousands of lives, by Weena Pun (kp 19/03/2014)

Belly-gazing: An ointment applied on newborns’ navels could prevent one out of four neonatal deaths, by Sunir Pandey (nt 14/03/2014)

Pregnant woman dies for want of treatment in Bajura: Many VDCs in the district sans health post (ht 07/03/2014)

Death and the maiden: A skewed sex ratio at birth is due to the rising prevalence of sex-selective abortions in Nepal, by Sambriddhi Kharel (kp 06/03/2014)

Effort to curb infant deaths: Made in Nepal panacea to umbilical cord sepsis, by Weena Pun (kp 03/03/2014)

Nyano Jhola effective in reducing infant deaths (ht 02/03/2014)

First parturition centre in Bajura (ht 28/02/2014)

Nepal awarded for saving newborns (ht 27/02/2014)

Post-natal women unaware of government incentive, by Amrita Anamol (kp 16/02/2014)

Women shy of seeking treatment for uterine prolapse, by Bishal Bhattarai (rep 15/02/2014), Govt urged to combat uterine prolapse more seriously (rep 20/02/2014), Discrimination major cause of uterus prolapse, says AI report, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/02/2014), Gender bias taking toll on young women: AI; Many needlessly suffering from uterine prolapse (ht 21/02/2014), Widespread gender discrimination cause of uterine prolapse in Nepalese women: AI report (nn 21/02/2014),  Careless cuts: The government’s ongoing nation-wide Uterine Prolapse programme has been revealed to be ridden with problems, including a dismal lack of post-operative and follow-up care and surgeries that are rushed and unsafe, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/03/2014)

Child health concern: Lack of diversified diet to blame for stunted growth, by Weena Pun (kp 12/02/2014)

Tradition, poor health care access abetting maternal, child mortality: Due to deep rooted traditional practices regarding health care access, abetting maternal, child mortality, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 11/02/2014)

75 per cent pregnant women face deadly risks in Pyuthan (ht 10/02/2014)

Unequal at birth: Pregnant women still lack access to basic health care in remote Bajura (kp 29/01/2014)

Parturition service halted, women suffer (ht 27/01/2014)

With no midwives, male health workers delivering babies (ht 27/01/2014)

Woman gives birth to eleven children fulfill wish for a son, 6 sons in hope for a daughter (nn 23/01/2014)

Spare the bottle: Breastfeeding has physical and mental benefits not just for the baby but also for the mother, by Aruna Uprety (kp 15/01/2014)

Simple solution or big problem wins prize: Low-cost lotion has brought infant mortality rate down (ht 10/01/2014)

NGO fighting female feticide to focuses on fathers, by Anjali Subedi (rep 04/01/2014)

Plan to ensure safe childbirth in districts (ht 02/01/2014)

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