Medication crunch hits Damauli Hospital

Medicine crunch hits Damauli Hospital


Medication crunch has hit Damauli Hospital onerous for the final many days in Tanahun.

The hospital couldn’t present even fundamental medicines.

The sufferers couldn’t get the service they’d anticipated from the one and solely authorities hospital in district headquarters. The sufferers are compelled to go to Pokhara, Kathmandu and Chitwan-based well being amenities attributable to lack of facility in Damauli Hospital.

Sufferers complained that they may not even get paracetamol and oral rehydrating answer within the hospital.

Sufferers from poor households have been going through issues and are compelled to go personal clinics.

Folks with medical health insurance turned aggressive when even simply obtainable medicines weren’t supplied within the hospital. The sufferers couldn’t get medicines attributable to sheer negligence on the a part of the hospital administration. Madhu Maya Ranabhat, a Byas Municipality native, who had insured her well being, complained that she didn’t get the medicines.

“Earlier, we received medicines simply, however couldn’t get medicines for blood strain and diabetes, amongst others, these days,” she mentioned.

Assistant Well being Employee Anita Thapa, on the pharmacy within the hospital, mentioned medicines weren’t obtainable for the final six months. She mentioned the well being facility lacked even paracetamol and oral rehydration answer. “The sufferers have change into extra aggressive as medicines weren’t obtainable,” she added.

Thapa mentioned sufferers had been going through issues attributable to unavailability of medicines that must be taken frequently.

A model of this text seems in print on November 26, 2020 of The Himalayan Occasions.

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