Health workers from KAHS leaving for Bheri Hospital to assist in treatment

Published On: May 2, 2021 09:37 AM NPT

KHALANGA, May 2: A team of health workers comprising doctors from Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences, Teaching Hospital, is leaving for Nepalgunj today to assist after COVID-19 ward of Bheri Hospital in Nepalgunj the is facing acute shortage of human resources.

“A team, under the leadership of Chief of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care of the Academy, Dr Prabin Giri, is leaving for Bheri Hospital,” said Registrar of the Academy, Bishwo Raj Kafle.  

The six-member team comprising doctors and health workers are going to be deputed after the request of the Ministry of Health and Population. 

Preparation has been made to leave for Nepalgunj on a flight. Dr Prabin Giri said, “We will assist in treatment of patients in Bheri Hospital staying there for around 10 to 14 days.”

The government has formed a team at the Karnali Academy of Health Science, Teaching Hospital, for the treatment and management of coronavirus. The team will be deployed wherever needed. Such teams will be mobilized for a certain period of time.

More than 73 health workers of Bheri Hospital have been infected with the virus so far. According to the Hospital, some of the coronavirus infected health workers are even involved in treating other infected people due to lack of human resources. 


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