•      Wed Dec 6 2023

Govt to provide free treatment to quake injured people

Minister of Health and Population Mohan Bahadur Basnet (file)

Kathmandu, Nov 4: Minister for Health and Population, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has said government would provide free treatment to those injured in the earthquake that took toll on Jajarkot and Rukum Paschim districts.

The teams of health and medical workers along with medicine were mobilized to the quake affected places, Minister Basnet said, adding that additional team is also ready for further treatment.

“Government provides free treatment to the quake injured ones. If the treatment is not possible at local levels and in district hospitals, the injured people would be airlifted to modern hospitals,” Minister Basnet vowed.

He further informed that the ministry was discussing with experts how the treatment could be ensured effectively during the crisis.