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BPKIHS sees progress in reforms


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2022 Apr 07, 14:27, Kathmandu
This image shows the BP Koirala Institute of health Sciences in Dharan, Sunsai district in March 2021. Photo courtesy: Raju Sharan

The BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) has claimed that it has made leap strides in terms of health service delivery, academic enhancement, and administrative reforms in the last two years.

BPKIHS Vice-Chancellor Dr. Gyanendra Giri shared that the Institute was successful in developing physical infrastructure, up-gradation the hospital, diversification of health services, procurement and installation of ultra-modern equipment, and operating different educational activities despite COVID-19.

As informed, the BPKIHS had operated a 100-bed separate COVID hospital with a 20-bed ICU and ventilator during the pandemic time.

Likewise, the Institute had run 75-bed HDU and 80-bed isolation during the time of the COVID pandemic.

According to the Institute, an agreement was made for the construction of a 30-bed ICU with ventilators. Similarly, a liquid oxygen tank with the capacity of 20,000 liters was procured and operated and a separate well-equipped ward was managed for surgery of the coronavirus-infected patients.

Among other reforms undertaken at BPKIHS were the setup of the additional 30-bed emergency ward with an oxygen pipeline, up-gradation of the emergency ward with four ICU beds, and improvements in the laboratory, radiology, occupational therapy service, the Institute claimed.

VC Dr. Giri further informed that preparation was in the final stage to operate 20 dialysis machines for kidney patients.

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