24 hours maternity services in Jalpa

Khotang : Maternity service has been made available at a health post in Jalpa in the northern belt of the district during 24 hours a day.

The service has been initiated at the health post in Rupakot Majhuwagadhi municipality-12, Jalpa with the assistance of Health Service Department. The initiative was taken to reduce the mortality of newborn child and mother.

According to District Hospital Khotang Chief Dr Ram Bahadur KC, the service has been launched in the health post following the arrangement of necessary equipments and physical infrastructure for the same.