December 14, 2017

Pregnant women, children receive medicine in Zabuthiri

A nurse vaccinates a baby in Zabuthiri Township. Photo: U Chit Ko Ko
A nurse vaccinates a baby in Zabuthiri Township. Photo: U Chit Ko Ko

Pregnant women and infants under 18 months of age in Zabuthiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw Council Area, were given preventive medicines and injections yesterday.
The services were provided by maternity nurses from the rural clinic in Shataw village. Their monthly tours provide BCG medicines and injections against chicken pox, polio, penta and tuberculosis.  Residents of Latpankhahla, Tauthtein, Shataw, and Gonmininn villages came to receive the services. The Shataw rural clinic also provides 3-day nursery care for children below the age of five, free examinations for pregnant women and various healthcare services to resident on the rural community.

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