Patients hit hard due to OPD service shut down in Chitwan-based all hospitals

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Chitwan, April 1: Patients in Chitwan district have been affected after the Nepal Medical Association (NMA) shutdown the OPD service in all hospitals in the district, citing the government was indifferent to address demands put forth by Prof Dr Govinda KC.

The OPD service has been shutdown in government as well as private hospitals in the district.

Chairman of the NMA, Chitwan, Dr Krishna Prasad Poudel, said some 2,500 patients visit the OPD service at all hospitals in the district every day.

People visiting the hospitals in the district from neighbouring districts have been stranded due to shut down of OPD service.

Meanwhile, a protest rally was organised under the NMA, Chitwan, from Bharatpur Hospital this morning where doctors, health workers and students participated. RSS