Posts tagged ‘Mortality



Maternal mortality remains bane of Banke

Posted on: Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Doctors said most of the deaths were caused by anaemia and postpartum infections. Sarita Chand, a nurse at the DPHO, said a majority of the deceased women were from Madhesi and Muslim communities from Holiya, Betahani and Jayaspur. “In rural areas …

Maternal Mortality Rate of Nepal

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 15, 2017

Nepal also sees higher maternal mortality rates within certain cultures and ethnicities. Dalits, Terai/Madhesi, and Muslim mothers see higher mortality rates when compared to the general population. Delivery-related causes and the pregnancy itself are …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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