CASE STORIES

Saving the life of mother and baby

Saving the life of mother and baby

Story from Tansen under Health

In my work, especially in obstetrics, I deal with the life and death of both mothers and children. Recently an 18-year-old pregnant lady at 36 weeks of gestation...

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My first COVID-19 delivery

My first COVID-19 delivery

Story from Tansen under Health

In my 20 years of experience working as a nurse, I had never before gone through such a fearful moment as Covid-19. Working in a maternity ward as a nurse...

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Feeling more comfortable at school

Feeling more comfortable at school

Story from Mugu under Health

The IWP (Improved Washable Sanitary Pad) is handy and comfortable to use. While having menstruation, it was always uneasy to go to school and stay active. At times, I had to miss the classes too.

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Spreading his knowledge about menstrual hygiene

Spreading his knowledge about menstrual hygiene

Story from Nawalparasi under Health

Roshan*, a Grade 9 student at Janata Secondary School in Palhinandan, Nawalparasi, shared that he had confusions and numerous questions related to menstruation...

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Receiving postnatal services at home

Receiving postnatal services at home

Story from Nawalparasi under Health

Postnatal check-ups were rare in two rural municipalities (RMs) of UMN's working areas – Pratappur and Palahinandan of Nawalparasi District, especially in the remote settlements which are far from health facilities. A mother of two daughters, Sabnam Dewan, 24, is one of the women who received postnatal care (PNC) at...

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Emergency Fund for Safe Deliveries

Emergency Fund for Safe Deliveries

Story from Bajhang under Health

“Last time, there weren’t any complications on the delivery day; our daughter arrived safe and sound. I was expecting the same this time too,” shares Sabita BK. Born in Bastoli, a remote village in Bajhang District, she married at 15 and had her first child after a year.

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Hopeful after recovery

Hopeful after recovery

Story from Rupandehi under Health

Until two years ago, Puja from Rupandehi District was doing fine. Her husband was with her, she did not have to worry at all about her family and life was going well for her. Life took a toll on her when she lost her husband. She had to take responsibility for her household and on the other hand, the pain of losing her loved one was too much for her to bear.

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Ambulance support in a critical time

Ambulance support in a critical time

Story from Nawalparasi under Health

23-year-old Sangita Harijan is from Palhinandan Rural Municipality in Nawalparasi District. She is from a Terai Dalit* community. She and her husband earn daily wages for their livelihood. When Sangita was pregnant with her second child, she started labour pains during her seventh month of pregnancy.

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Back to her normal self

Back to her normal self

Story from Nepal under Health

Forty-eight-year old Lali has been living with HIV for 11 years and through the stress of living with her diagnosis, she also developed mental health issues. These issues were apparent for a couple of years before she heard about the local mental health services through her neighbour and then went to her...

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From discrimination to leadership

From discrimination to leadership

Story from Dhading under Health

Hardship and hopelessness – that was a big part of Kabita Ale’s life story. Diagnosed with HIV 17 years ago, her journey has been challenging. But God wasn’t done with her and she didn’t give up. Today her story has been rewritten into one of hope and determination.

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