A new building at Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital and Bir Hospital have been inaugurated today. The new building of the maternity hospital consists of an emergency room with 24 beds, a delivery room, a birthing center, two surgery rooms, a post-operative ward, Intensive Care Unit for new mothers with 12 beds and ICU for neonates with 40 beds. The new three-story building of the Bir Hospital has a new Intensive Care Unit and a cardiology department.
The new buildings of both hospitals consist of back-up systems to continue surgical operations without any disturbances even during post-disaster emergencies.
While inaugurating the new building of the maternity hospital, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has assured that the government would help the hospital for the construction of parking space and will also solve its land scarcity problem.
During the occasion, Ambassador of Japan-Nepal, Masamichi Saigo expressed hope that the facilities in the new building of Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital would provide quality reproductive health services to women and essential care for both mother and newborn babies.
Director at Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Jageshwor Gautam, said, “We can now provide quality, effective and efficient services to more women and children.” The Government of Japan had assisted for the construction of new hospital buildings.