Kathmandu: H.E. Mr. Masamichi Saigo, Ambassador of Japan entrusted an oxygen generation and distribution system to the Dhankuta District Hospital.
According to the press release the system was built with grant assistance of 9.66 million rupees under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) of the Government of Japan.
Ambassador Saigo said that the assistance would enable patients to access oxygen promptly and more easily. The system would raise the standard of services provided by the hospital.
The district hospital in Dhankuta receives over 200 people in the Outpatient Department (OPD) every day and regularly has about 15 to 20 hospitalized patients. The oxygen supply will benefits patients requiring operations and those with respiratory issues.
The Embassy looks forward to that project will improve the medical services provided by the hospital and contribute towards enhancing health services in the area and the assistance will further strengthen the mutual relations between Japan and Nepal.
Source: The Republica