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3 Nepali mothers still die daily at childbirth

Photo: MARTY LOGAN It should not be surprising that Nepal’s first COVID-19 death was a new mother. What was surprising was to…

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Newborn deaths and a vision for a post-pandemic Nepal

Photos: MARTY LOGAN According to a recent journal article, it will be 2067 before newborn deaths among the poorest Nepalis…

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No conceivable reason for unwanted pregnancies

Kewara Koli, 34, is already mother to seven daughters and one son. Her eldest daughter, Laxmi, is in Grade 10…

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When panic goes viral

epali students on their way to the quarantine centre in Bhaktapur after landing in Kathmandu Airport on Sunday morning. Photo:…

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Who will save Nepal’s poor new mothers?

25-year-old Batu Chadara, from Dandabasa village, Pandusen was nine months pregnant and was going to return rooster she had borrowed….