Alexa Government Hospitals to Provide 24-hours delivery facility: Health Minister

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Government Hospitals to Provide 24-hours delivery facility: Health Minister

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:11 PM, 17 November 2019   Updated: 11:13 PM, 17 November 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

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Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that 24-hour delivery facilities will be initiated for pregnant women in all government hospitals of the country.

The Health Minister said this while attending a conference as the chief guest marking The World Prematurity Day-2019 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Sunday.

Regarding the reduction of infant mortality at the conference, the Health Minister said, "According to the SDG target, we are set to reduce at 12 in the immature children death within 2030.”

“If everyone in the healthcare sector works properly, the target of this immature child mortality can be achieved within the next 2 years”, he added.

In this case, a 24-hour delivery facility will be set up for all mothers in all government hospitals in the country, the minister remarked.
 

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