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BENI: Regular dialysis service is to be rendered to kidney patients at Beni Hospital at the headquarters of Myagdi district.
The hospital will begin free of cost dialysis service from 14 March after the Gandaki state minister for social development provided necessary equipments along with budget for the service delivery.
Bel Bahadur Katwal, chair, Beni hospital management committee, said a hemodialysis unit has been set up at the hospital with six machines.
In order to regularize the service, the state government has provided four machines while Diaspora (Prabasi) Myagdi has aided two machines, he shared. He further informed that the human resource including doctors, staff nurse and assistant health workers has been already managed at the unit.
Three beds will be brought into operation in the first phase, he said. Arrangement has been made in a way to provide daily dialysis services to 12 patients in two shifts, he further shared.
The hospital however has a plan to deliver service three times a day after six months as per the need. Minister for Social Development Naradevi Pun is scheduled to inaugurate the service.