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Nick Simons Foundation provides universal anaesthesia to government


KATHMANDU:- The Nick Simons Foundation has provided 14 units of universal anaesthesia including ventilators to the Government of Nepal.
Foundation’s senior programme manager Dr Kashim Shah handed over the medical support to Minister for Health and Population Bhanubhakta Dhakal at the premises of the Department of Health Services, Teku, here on Tuesday.
On the occasion, Minister Dhakal expressed gratitude to the Foundation for providing the important medical support in the present adverse situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The machines which facilitate conducting surgery without use of oxygen would be send to Sankhuwasabha hospital, Gaighat hospital in Udayapur, Damak hospital in Jhapa, Lahan hospital Siraha, Kalaiya hospital Bara, Trishuli hospital, Dolakha district hospital, Bir hospital, Bharatpur hospital, Damauli hospital, Syangja district hospital, Gulmi hospital, Prithvi Chandra hospital and Kalikot hospital.
It is said one such machine costs Rs 30.6 million. The Foundation had provided 10 ventilators to the government before this.

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