21 days Rural Ultrasound Training to Nurses and midwives of rural health centers of Nepal has been started been started in Dhulikhel hospital. The training is a part of the MoU signed between the Health ministry of Bagmati Province and Dhulikhel hospital. Hon. Minister of health, Bagmati province Mr. Nima lama inaugurated the program and stressed the importance of ultrasound in rural settings to decrease the maternal mortality rate.
Bagmati province aims to train 120 rural nurses and midwives in this fiscal year. Minister lama hopes that the beginning of training at the start of the year will set a new trend in Nepal. The Ministry also handed over 3 ultrasound machines which will be used for the training.