District hospital still runs its activities inside a tent

Published On: March 9, 2017 01:37 PM NPT By: Dhruba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 9: The only largest District hospital of Sindhupalchowk district is still being run inside  a tent though it is  22 months since the last earthquake took place.

The space inside the tent is not only safe from strong wind but also narrow. “We are reduced to treatin g all the patients, regardless of their age and sex by keeping them in the same place”, said  Dr. Surendra Kumar Chaurasiya, Medical Superitendent of the district hospital.  He added that they performe delivery surgery  inside the tent.

China has shown an interest in constructing a new building for the hospital. A Chinese technical team had carried out a technical survey a few weeks ago.

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