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HIV infected moms give birth healthy babies in Butwal

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RUPANDEHI — Seven HIV infected women have given birth to health babies at Lumbini Zonal Hospital, Butwal.

Medical Department Chief at the Hospital, Bikas Devkota, said that the seven HIV Infected women, taking regular medicine, have given birth to healthy babies in two years.

A HIV infected woman can give delivery to a healthy baby as there was only four percent of chance of transmitting the disease to the baby after consumption of antiretroviral medicine.

An organisation has been providing the service at the Lumbini Zonal Hospital with the coordination of the government of Nepal.

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4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs

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SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.

Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.

The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.

The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.

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