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Nepal government has allocated Rs. 5.51 Billion this week to mobilize on healthcare

Government finance

From the beginning of this week, the federal government says it has granted more than Rs 5.51 billion for the installation of critical equipment and machinery at various hospitals across the country.

According to the Ministry of Finance, the allocation was decided based on a recommendation from the Ministry of Health and Population.

Only on Friday did the Finance Ministry approve funds totaling Rs 178.7 billion. The funds will be used to create high dependency units and install oxygen plants in the following hospitals.

  1. Bhaktapur Hospital: Rs 20 million
  2. Karnali Health Science Academy: Rs 51.2 million
  3. Charikot Hospital: Rs 15.5 million
  4. Jiri Hospital: Rs 8 million
  5. Bajura Hospital: Rs 7.5 million
  6. Bajhang Hospital: Rs 15.5 million
  7. Doti Hospital: Rs 8 million
  8. Achham Hospital: Rs 7.5 million
  9. Solukhumbu Hospital: Rs 7.5 million
  10. Khotang Hospital: Rs 7.5 million
  11. Taplejung Hospital: Rs 7.5 million
  12. Surya Binayak Hospital: 7.5 million
  13. Madan Bhandari Hospital: Rs 7.5 million
  14. National Trauma Centre: Rs 15.5 million

According to the ministry, the allocations were made in accordance with the government’s goal of maximizing efforts for the prevention, control, and treatment of Covid-19.