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Bajhang Staff Quarter Inauguration and Handover

12 Feb, 2018

Bajhnag district hospital is one of the Nick Simons Institute (NSI) supported government district hospital among 18 its supported hospitals. NSI has been supporting Bajhang hospital from 2007 for improvement of clinical services of the hospital through Rural Staff Support Program (RSSP). RSSP is comprehensive and pioneer program aim to improve hospital utilizations with placing skilled human resources.  Apart from human resources, another area of RSSP are clinical equipment and instrument, quarters for clinical staffs and training to enhance skills. Recently 5 key human resources - MDGP, Medical Officer with ASBA trained, Staff Nurse, Anesthesia Assistant and Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) are provided by NSI in Bajhang hospital.

On 12 February 2018, a NSI team headed to Bajhang hospital with Dr. Sushil Nath Pyakurel, Chief Specialist doctor from MoH. Dr. Sushil Nath Pyakurel inaugurated and handed over the newly constructed two storeys staff quarter to the Hospital Development Committee of Bajhang hospital with presence of Mr. Mayor Birendra Bahadur Khadka, Jay Prithvi Municipality, Bajhnag. There was presence of Mr. Dharma Nanda Joshi, Chief District Officer, Dr. Bhattachan, Regional Director for Far western regional directorate office, Dr. Anil Shrestha, Executive Director, NSI along with Dr. Anup Regmi, District Health Officer (DHO) Bajhang and other key persons of the districts.

Bajhang SQ Inaguation2

The handed over building has three family apartments (2 bed rooms, kitchen and bathroom) and six one-bedroom apartment with separate kitchen and bathroom for each. The quarter was full furnished and constructed at a cost of NPR about 20 million. The quarter facility will provide for those clinical staffs who need to be engaged 24 hours in the hospital clinical services.

Bajhang Staff Quarters side view

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