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Child Medical COVID Hospital to be established in Mahakali


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 09, 10:33, Kanchanpur
This image shows the OPD block of Mahakali Hospital in Bhimdatta Municipality, kanchapur district in July 2020. Photo courtesy: Nilashu Thapa

A process has been advanced to construct a Child Medical COVID Hospital at the Mahendranagar-based Mahakali Provincial Hospital.

In order to prevent and control the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the provincial hospital is constructing a 50-bed children-focused hospital in the fiscal year 2021/22 at the cost of Rs 900 million.

Hospital management committee chairperson Krishna Dutta Joshi shared that a contract was already signed for the construction of the hospital. He shared that the target was to complete the hospital construction works by coming mid-October.

The hospital would provide treatment to the coronavirus-infected children. Arrangement of doctors, health workers, medicines, necessary appliances and equipment as well as oxygen would be well-placed for the treatment.

The Ministry of Social Development under the Sudurpaschim Province has put the construction of a well-equipped children medical hospital on top priority.

Social Development Minister Lal Bahadur Khadka inaugurated the hospital amidst a programme on Sunday. 

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