Kathmandu,June 1 -There has been a serious delinquent in maintaining health care for pregnant women in Nepal. More than 60, 000 pregnant women are facing a lack of care and medical. And lack of the medication 56 new mothers was dead. Some lawmakers have given concerns over the dearth of effective maternity and infant childcare services in the country during the lockdown.
“56 new mothers had died during these two months whereas 60,000 women were deprived of needful checkup and other services” stressed Communist Party lawmaker Bidya Bhattarai in the House of Representatives meeting on Sunday. She further mentioned that “the constitution recognized reproductive health rights as fundamental rights but the women were deprived of those rights due to the lockdown.”
Furthermore, NCP lawmaker, Binda Pandey, proclaimed, “the ratio of women giving birth to the kids at health facilities were less than 10 percent of the total childbirths.” She appealed the government to end the pressure of pregnant women to give birth at quarantine facilities.