Hetauda Sub-metropolis sets up urban health centres in all wardsThe local unit has also decided to establish a health desk in all SEE centres.
Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City has set up urban health centres in all 19 wards to provide basic health services to its people.
“In the past, only 10 wards had health institutions. We established health centres in the remaining nine wards in the last two years,” said Bhola Chaulagain, deputy chief at the health unit of Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City. The sub-metropolis completed its ‘one ward, one health centre’ project on Wednesday as it started providing health services through its recently established centres at wards 10 and 19.
The sub-metropolis has been running 16 of its urban health centres from its own buildings, while it has been providing health services through rented buildings in wards 2, 5 and 10.
“A health institution has been established in each ward so that the local people can have easy access to basic health services in their locality. The sub-metropolitan city is committed to keeping its people healthy,” said Hetauda Mayor Hari Bahadur Mahat.
Sub-metropolis to set up health desks in SEE centres
Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City has also decided to set up health desks in every exam centres of the upcoming Secondary Education Examination (SEE) that is scheduled from March 19. According to Mahat, the health desk will provide basic treatment and medicines when required and will also distribute masks and sanitary pads to the examinees.
“The health desk will also aware the students on the global outbreak of novel coronavirus and its preventive measures,” said Mahat. The authorities have designated 14 SEE centres in the sub-metropolis which will be attended by around 4,000 students.