KATHMANDU, May 15: The Bir Hospital is unable to use its new hospital block due to the shortage of medical oxygen.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Federal Council of Janata Samajwadi Party Baburam Bhattarai is undergoing a neuro-endocrine tumor surgery.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Staffers at Nepal’s premier health institution, Bir Hospital, have continued their protest for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday demanding the fulfilment of promises made earlier to provide them with incentives and proper safety equipment during the work.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Agitating doctors, health officials, and staffers at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu have obstructed senior officials at the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) from entering the hospital.

Doctors at Bir Hospital resign en masse

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KATHMANDU, Nov 5: A total of 16 doctors at the emergency department of Bir Hospital resigned en masse as the hospital management failed to fulfill their demands.

Sept 24: Republica Morning Brief

September 24, 2020 07:30 am

Refuting media reports about the alleged encroachment of Nepali territory by China in Humla district, the government said that there is no disputes over territory between Nepal and China. Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali, who is also the government's spokesperson, said a similar news about land encroachment from Chinese side in Limi village in Humla district had surfaced four years ago as well. He said that an inter-ministerial team after the field inspection had concluded that the said buildings were located approximately one kilometer inside the Chinese territory from the Nepal-China border. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), in a separate statement, further said the boundary between Nepal and China was delineated and demarcated based on the Boundary Treaty and Boundary Protocols signed between the two countries.

Hospital authority urges people not to believe in rumors, illegal organ procurement

Hospital authority urges people not to believe in rumors, illegal organ procurement

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The government has decided to develop Bir Hospital as the dedicated hospital for treatment of Covid-19 patients.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Ex-Gandaki Boarding Students’ Association (EGBOSA), Kathmandu, has provided medical supplies to Bir Hospital and National Trauma Center for the prevention of COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Ministry of Health and Population has informed that the Kathmandu-based Bir Hospital has started testing of swab samples of COVID-19 suspects from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The coronavirus test reports of the two patients who passed away amidst the isolation care at Bir hospital have turned out negative, the hospital sources said today.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Two suspected coronavirus patients died in course of treatment in Bir Hospital, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Although the construction of a new 100-bed building of the country's old hospital, Bir Hospital, was completed two weeks ago, it has not come into operation in a lack of staffers to run the building and render the services.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The newly-constructed buildings of Paropakar Maternity and Women's Hospital and Bir Hospital were handed over to the government on Friday. The buildings have been built with the financial assistance of the Japanese government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Two people have been killed whereas one injured as the cable of construction lift breaks at Bir Hospital.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Even as the country marked World Cancer Day on Monday, hundreds of cancer patients visiting Bir Hospital remain hard hit as the country's biggest hospital has failed to install its new radiotherapy machine, which was brought to Nepal back in May.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The oldest hospital in the country, Bir Hospital, is in the process of getting a separate well-equipped building for surgery within the next two years. The proposed nine-storey building will have 15 operation theatres.