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National Trauma Centre to provide treatment to sportspersons at discount


Nepalnews
2021 Jul 09, 23:26, Kathmandu
National Trauma Centre, Mahankal, Kathmandu. Photo: National Trauma Centre

The National Trauma Centre will provide medical treatment to the sportspersons at a discount as the centre has entered an agreement with the National Sports Council.

The deal coordinated by Nepal Confederation of Sports (NECOS) was signed between Member-Secretary of Council Ramesh Kumar Silwal and Centre’s officiating chief medical superintendent Dr Santosh Poudel on Friday.

From now, the sportspersons -both national and international, will receive 24-hours emergency services, blood transfusion centre service, pharmacy, radiology/imaging services (x-ray, CT scan, USG among others), pathology lab, surgery services and trauma and orthopaedic surgery among others in concession.

The sportspersons will be provided with other medical services such as neurosurgery, orthoscopy surgery, burn plastic, general surgery, vascular surgery, ICU services and physiotherapy among others.

According to the agreement, the sportsperson party shall bear the expenses for the services and medicines that were not available in the Centre and other surgery tools.

Focal persons will be designated by both parties to facilitate the injured or sick sportspersons for effective medical services in the Centre.

On the occasion, Council's Member-Secretary Silwal expressed his gratitude to those enabling environment for the agreement. He also thanked the Centre for considering their proposal to render medical care to the sportspersons on discounted fees.

Likewise, Centre’s Dr Poudel shared that they agreed to enter the agreement after their viewpoint that those sportspersons contributing to the country should be accorded special consideration.

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