Dr KC in Bara canceling Africa relief trip

Published On: April 3, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BARA, April 3: ​Dr Govinda KC, who is known for his unrelenting struggle for reform in medical education, has arrived in Bara district—one of the two tarai districts battered by Sunday's storm – to provide treatment to the injured and distribute relief material to other victims.

Dr KC arrived in Bara on Tuesday after cancelling a trip to Mozambique, where thousands are facing a cholera epidemic .

Dr KC treated those affected by the storm and also distributed some relief materials in Purainiya and Bharbaliya. He treated around 150 victims and distributed clothes.

Those receiving treatment included Ward Number 6 Chairman of Pheta Rural Municipality Jakir Hussain. Dr KC said most people in the affected villages had lost their homes and have no proper medical treatment.

A total of 27 people lost their lives in Bara alone. Over 600 others were injured, according to police.

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