Kathmandu, Nov. 5 -- In an effort to make health care services more accessible to all, the Social Development Ministry of Karnali Province has decided to provide nursing care at the community level.

To bring the decision into effect, the ministry has started the process to hire over 200 staff nurses and auxiliary nurse midwives in the ongoing fiscal year.

"We will hire 201 staff nurses and auxiliary nurse midwives this year," Rajan Prasad Acharya, information officer at the ministry told the Post. "Hiring nursing staff is part of this fiscal's planning, and we have also allocated a budget for the same."

Staff nurses and auxiliary nurse midwives, who will be mobilised in the wards of local levels, will be able to reach every community t...