Prime Minister Dahal advocates enhanced services and affordability at Bir Hospital

File Photo of Bir Hospital. Photo Courtesy: National Academy of Medical Sciences

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the stakeholders to ensure that patients coming to the Bir Hospital, the oldest hospital of the country, seeking treatment will have no complaints about its services. He described the Bir Hospital as the pillar of the country’s health sector.

During the meeting with the office-bearers of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) today, PM Dahal mentioned that the services provided by Bir Hospital should also be affordable and of quality as the medical services provided by the Hospital reflect on the health image of the country.

Sharing that the government was effortful to provide the means and resources demanded by the hospital, he laid emphasis that the hospital should provide its services in a manner so that the people feel them.

The Prime Minister added that he has initiated discussions on the process of appointment of the NAMS chancellor, assuring of making arrangements that the specialist of the respective sector should be appointed as the chancellor.

Similarly, vice- chancellor of NAMS, Dr Bhupendra Kumar Basnet, said there is excessive pressure of patients at the Bir Hospital and urged the Prime Minister to provide means and resources required for the hospital, according to PM Dahal’s Private Secretariat.

News Source: Rashtriya Samachar Samiti