In association with
Logo Logo Logo

Provincial Public Health Laboratory in Dhulikhel, Nepal

Ideally, the public central laboratory is established in the provincial headquarters, which is Hetauda at the moment. But it has been established in Dhulikhel for better reach and accessibility.
picture- google map

KAVRE:- The Provincial Public Health Laboratory has come into operation at Dhulikhel from Saturday.

The laboratory was established considering the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the region. The laboratory is expected to cover Kavrepalanchowk as well as neighboring Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, Ramechhap, Sindhuli, and Bhaktapur districts. It has the capacity to test more than 500 samples daily, said acting public health director of the Provincial Public Health Office Narayan Karki. The lab is currently running with seven lab technicians. Swab samples will be collected from today to test for Corona Virus.

Ideally, the public central laboratory is established in the provincial headquarters, which is Hetauda at the moment. But it has been established in Dhulikhel for better reach and accessibility. On Saturday, Minister for Social Development of Bagmati Yubaraj Dulal visited the newly established laboratory and took note of the preparations made for it operation. The laboratory is expected to help diagnose various diseases including the current pandemic of Corona Virus, he said.

Comment here !
Related News

KATHMANDU;- Former finance minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel has urged the government not to delay the construction of Gautam Buddha international

KATHMANDU;- Nepali national flag has been hosted at Ontario Provincial Parliament Queens Park in Canada to mark the Nepal Constitution

KATHMANDU;-The government is going to count people with hemophilia in the national consensus-2078 BS. Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder

KATHMANDU;- Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged leaders and cadres of the NC to participate