A number of 5,842 mothers gave birth to their children through normal delivery between July 2017 and June 2018 at different health and family planning welfare centres in Habiganj.
In last four months only, 1,587 mothers in the district gave birth through normal delivery, securing the highest number of normal delivery during the time in the country.
This information was revealed at a press briefing and advocacy session at Habiganj Deputy Commissioner’s conference room on Thursday afternoon, organised to brief the media on the upcoming ‘Family Planning Service and Promotion Week’ scheduled to be held from November 24 to November 29.
At the briefing, deputy director of the Family Planning Directorate Dr Nasima Khan Eva said that between 2017 and 2018, 2,500 women and 4,150 men have availed family planning services.
Observing that this achievement would encourage the authorities to fix higher future targets during the family planning service and promotion week, she said, “Longtime health camps providing maternity and other services would be organised in Habiganj during the week.”