Health

Number of burn victims is rising at an alarming rate, but the country is ill-equipped to treat them

Many are dying because of lack of awareness, as burns are yet to be recognised as health priority, doctors say. Number of burn victims is rising at an alarming rate, but the country is ill-equipped to treat them
More than 40,000 people suffer from varying degrees of burns every year in Nepal, according to a study. Anish Regmi/TKP
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Arjun Poudel
Published at : January 12, 2020
Updated at : January 12, 2020 17:31
Kathmandu

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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