KOSHIPARI (KAVRE), June 28 -- Kattikedeurali Health Post in Chaurideurali-6, Kavre, which is run entirely by a set of skilled women, has not been able to extend its services to those in need of medical assistance. The reason being that although they have the skill to run the health post, they do not have the required equipment.

The health post with seven employees--all female--is headed by senior Auxiliary Health Worker (AHW) Ganga Laxmi Ranjitkar.

Since the health post is run by women, it attracts a lot of women patients, mostly for ease of interaction, communication and the comfort with which they can openly talk about their problems, said Sharada Giri, an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM).

Giri said that even though the health post has ...