Medicines supplied by the District Public Health Office (DPHO), MUGU to health facilities based in the rural areas never reach to the target groups, forcing them to visit the private pharmacies instead.The DPHO Mugu annually purchases the medicines worth up to Rs 2.5 million and provides them to the district-based health facilities.But it is a dream for the people residing in rural parts of Mugu to easily get medicines from the government health facilities in need.
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National Kidney Centre situated at Banasthali, Kathmandu has been raking money from patients. Salikram Rana a 50 year old kidney patient came to the Centre to get the treatment all the way from Palpa. He has been getting treatment from National Kidney Centre since December. He only knew about his organ failure after getting treated by the Centre. Though the government has provided with free dialysis service he has been paying money for it. He has already done 8 dialysis and paid Rs. 3000 for each treatment. Though he has followed up every procedure to get the treatment free the Centre has not provided him with the service.
Source:- Swasthiya Khabarpatrika.
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Kathmandu:- A lot of women suffer from cervical cancer. So, to diagnose this disease early on and to prevent this disease from taking it's toll every public hospital in the country has issued a free diagnosis service.
Nepal's health ministry has directed every public hospitals to conduct free cervical cancer test(Pyap Smear Test) on Friday. Most female cancer patients in Nepal suffer from cervical cancer.
Source: news 24
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