Nepal’s Maternal, Neonatal Health Progress Threatened After Many Prenatal Clinics Damaged In Earthquake
Agence France-Presse: Fears grow for Nepal’s pregnant women after quake
“…Some 70 percent of prenatal clinics that had been providing crucial services to pregnant women were severely damaged in the Nepalese districts hardest hit by the quake. … Now with monsoon rains slowing rebuilding and relief efforts, fears are mounting of a reverse in the country’s recent progress in reducing maternal and neonatal deaths…” (Kannampilly, 8/28).
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