KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Umesh Shrestha, Minister of State, the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, has said that the government is preparing to increase the perks and benefits of the doctors working at government hospitals so that they do not have to work at private hospitals and clinics.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The government hospitals have run out of space to treat COVID-19 patients. They are now forced to treat COVID-19 patients by placing them in corridors and chairs in the hospitals.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The government has decided to convert all the government hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley into COVID-19 hospitals.

Patients hit hard at Bir

April 11, 2019 07:54 am

KATHMANDU, April 11: Patients coming to the government hospitals in the capital after being referred by hospitals in their districts faced difficulties as doctors have boycotted their duty except for emergency services for the last six days.

SIRAHA, Jan 23: In recent years, giving delivery to a child in a private health institution has become so costly that it can leave a middle-class family debt-ridden. That is the reason why people opt for government hospitals and birthing centers for delivering babies. As guaranteed in the Safe Motherhood Program of the government, public hospitals must provide free maternity service. However, free maternity service is limited only to papers, according to pregnant women seeking such service.