Pregnant women airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment

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29 may, Solukhumbu- A five-month pregnant woman of a remote village of Mahakulung rural municipality in Solukhumbu district has been airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment after suffering from anemia. The district hospital referred Devi Kala Rai, 22, after she showed reaction to blood transfusion, said Dr Mingmar Tshering Sherpa, chief of the hospital. She was transfused three pound of blood to treat her disease, he added.

Rai was rescued as per the air rescue procedure, 2075 wherein the government rescues and provides free treatment for pregnant and postnatal women through flights, who are form remote area and are risking their lives due to pregnancy and birth-related conditions. The rescue took place on the initiatives of Chief District Officer Narendra Kumar Rana and at the request of the rural municipality and the hospital. Rai was rescued through a helicopter of Nepal Army. She is receiving treatment at Patan Hospital in Lalitpur. (RSS)

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