One Village. Three Women. A state-run health facility that never opens

Do pregnant women in remote villages of India receive healthcare services they are entitled to under the Indian government’s schemes to bring down maternal deaths and infant mortality? In this village, a state-run health facility is always shut.

This video follows three women – one who lost her baby within 6 days of birth due to lack of medical assistance; another, had a still-born baby due to unassisted home-birth and a third who is 9 months pregnant has no access to healthcare. Community Correspondent Reena Ramteke reports from Khatti village, Gariaband district, Chhattisgarh.

This series on community monitoring of maternal health in India is supported by Oxfam India.

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