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Despite increase in health budget, preparations for crisis were sorely lacking

Plans to set up enough oxygen plants, ICU beds and to procure equipment remained only on paper. Less than 4 percent of Covid-19 capital budget has been spent. Despite increase in health budget, preparations for crisis were sorely lacking
 Sanjog Manandhar/TKP
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Prithvi Man Shrestha
Published at : May 16, 2021
Updated at : May 16, 2021 07:26
Kathmandu

Prithvi Man Shrestha

Prithvi Man Shrestha is a political reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering the governance-related issues including corruption and irregularities in the government machinery. Before joining The Kathmandu Post in 2009, he worked at nepalnews.com and Rising Nepal primarily covering the issues of political and economic affairs for three years.


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