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.
Finance Committee meeting deferred until 1 pm today
KATHMANDU— The meeting of the Finance Committee under the House of Representatives that was scheduled at 9 am today has been postponed until 1 pm.
The meeting was put off for lack of a quorum, said Chairperson of committee Krishna Prasad Dahal. Until 9:30 am, only nine members of the 25-member committee were present in the meeting.
Issues relating to capital expenditures and non-budgetary release of fund were scheduled for discussion in the meeting.Follow @gorkhapost