Health

How Nepal’s oldest hospital, and the government that runs it, continue to fail the country’s poor

Beset by a lack of staff, mismanagement and political interference, Bir Hospital has become a shell of its former self.
With only paramedics and medical officers attending to the emergency ward, patients often have to wait days for a doctor to see them. Kabin Adhikari/TKP
Arjun Poudel
Published at : August 24, 2019
Updated at : August 26, 2019 09:27


Arjun Poudel

Arjun Poudel is a health reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before joining the Post, he worked for Sagarmatha Television, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times.



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