Patients in crisis due to the lack of doctors

  January 26, 2019 By: INSEC

The patients at primary health post in Dudh Pokhari Rural municipality-6 are facing difficulties after doctors are irregular in the health post. There are positions for two doctors in the health post and they are irregular in the health post.

Two doctors Deepak Lohala and Hom Bahadur Gurung are providing service to the health post. Both doctors are absent from the last two months according to health assistant Arjun Rimal.

 He said that even for a minor ailment, patients are being referred to district headquarter.

The health post is also having medicine crisis. Out of 58 types of free medicines, only 20-21 are available. The management committee chairperson of primary health center, Sita Ram Gurung said that doctors do not want to come to work as the place they work are not in a good condition. Dudh Pokhari Rural municipality chairperson Chipimaya Gurung committed that she will initiate for attendance of doctors and will take action if found to be absent.

Dal Bahadur Majakoti