Zonal Ayurveda Hospital to be upgraded
Butwal, June 21: The Lumbini Zonal Ayurveda Hospital is to be upgraded with more services, equipments, means and resources, physical infrastructures and skilled human resources.
The service delivery of the hospital is not upto the mark due to lack of the skilled human resources, physical infrastructures and proper management.
The hospital said that 15-bed indoor services would be started in the near future by expanding its services. The hospital established in 2029 BS in Rampur, Palpa, was shifted to Butwal in 2043 BS.
At an interaction programme organised on Saturday for the upgradation of the hospital, Dr Basudev Prasad Upadhyay of the Department of Ayurveda said that the government was planning to upgrade the hospital and make its modern and state-of-the-art.
Under Secretaries of the Department Baburam Khanal and Krishna Prasad Gautam said yoga, acupuncture, homeopathy, surgery, lab, ultrasound and other modern services would be provided after the hospital's service expansion.
Acting chief of the hospital Chetnath Acharya said that only 15 to 20 patients visit the hospital for the services every day.