Nepal has become the topmost country in the entire South Asia region in terms of the number of expectant mothers choosing delivery in health facilities.
Nepal, made a significant stride in the mother and child care campaign since the government has accorded high priority to these programmes that ensure that maximum pregnant women are benefited with modern delivery facilities and available maternity services.
Meanwhile, a four-day global meeting on Safe Motherhood organised by Safe Motherhood Network Federation of Nepal ( SMFN) has begun in Kathmandu from today.
Representatives of 16 countries including South Asia are participating in the meeting.
Inaugurating the meeting, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the constitution has guaranteed quality health services as the fundamental rights.
He expressed the belief that it would bring remarkable improvement in access of general people to healthcare services.