CHITWAN, July 29: The Chitwan Medical College (CMC) in Chitwan district has begun providing liver transplant services from July 28 this year.
According to the CMC Manager Paras Adhikari, the service was launched marking World Hepatitis Day.
Adhikari shared a total of 400,044 patients were recorded to have availed of OPD services in the last fiscal year 2018/19. Director of CMC, Dr. Dayaram Lamsal, informed that 32,576 patients were admitted in the emergency ward in the CMC during that period.
Likewise, 42,706 patients were admitted while 2,993 got free delivery service, 7,830 patients received free surgery and 2,528 got major surgery performed during the period.
Furthermore, Lamsal shared that a total of 74,463 patients had availed of healthcare services through the health insurance policy of the government.
Mobile health camps were held in various 12 districts last fiscal year benefiting 6,551 patients.