KATHMANDU: The Paropakar Maternity and Gynecology Hospital, Thapathali, has increased eight beds internally after nine years with the heavy flow of patients in the hospital, according to the Hospital Development Committee.
The total number of beds in the hospital was 415 earlier. Director at the hospital Dr Shila Sharma said the hospital added eight beds as the number of service recipients increased rapidly.
Around 100 new patients visit the hospital every day, Dr Sharma added.
Speaking at a programme organized on the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the hospital here today, Dr Sharma claimed that the hospital was providing standard services to newborns.
The hospital has also constructed a building for the specialist outdoor services. Minister for Health and Population Rajendra Mahato inaugurated the newly-constructed building today.
Minister Mahato said that the government is planning to add 15,000 new quotas in health service to provide health services to the needy.
Acting Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population Dr Tirtharaj Burlakoti said the ministry was ready to provide all needed support to help provide the best services to the patients.
On the occasion, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Jayant Prasad said that India would continue its support for the physical progress of the hospital.
Similarly, Deputy Director at the hospital Dr Dhanraj Aryal said the hospital was playing a crucial role to end maternal mortality and infant mortality rates.