Patan Hospital assigned to hold int'l technical consultation
Kathmandu, March 31 (RSS): The Ministry of Health and Population has designated the Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, to work as the centre to provide technical consultation on the coronavirus. The PAHS was tasked to hold technological consultation with the Chinese experts to solve the problems relating to the control of COVID-19. Information to this was shared by Ministry Spokesperson Dr Bikas Devkota. For this, China will also assign its one health institute for it.
According to ministry spokesperson Dr Devkota, it was decided to use modern information technology to solve the health problems with the consultation and cooperation of China. A discussion was held with Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Secretary, and Foreign Ministry officials chief experts at Health Ministry in this regard. Teleconference would be held with the Chinese health and medical experts to consult on the treatment of COVID-19 patients. He further informed that sample tests of 1,060 was conducted for COVID-19 so far in Nepal. Similarly, a total of 77 persons were kept in isolation including those at Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku, Kathmandu.