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NSC inks agreement with Trauma Center for sportspersons’ medical treatment

10 July 2021  

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KATHMANDU: The National Sports Council (NSC) and National Trauma Center have entered an agreement, according to which, the Centre will provide medical treatment to the sportspersons at discounted rates.

The deal coordinated by Nepal Confederation of Sports (NECOS) was signed between NSC Member-Secretary Ramesh Kumar Silwal and Trauma Center’s officiating chief medical superintendent Dr Santosh Poudel on Friday.

From now, sportspersons — both national and international — will receive 24-hours emergency services, blood transfusion service, pharmacy, radiology/imaging services (x-ray, CT scan, USG among others), pathology lab, surgery services and trauma and orthopedic surgery among others in concession.

Sportspersons will be provided with other medical services such as neurosurgery, orthoscopy surgery, burn plastic, general surgery, vascular surgery, ICU services and physiotherapy among others.

According to the agreement, the sportsperson party shall bear the expenses for the services and medicines that were not available in the Centre and other surgery tools. Focal persons will be designated by both parties to facilitate the injured or sick sportspersons for effective medical services in the Centre.

On the occasion, NSC Member-Secretary Silwal expressed his gratitude to those enabling environment for the agreement. He also thanked the Centre for considering their proposal to render medical care to the sportspersons on discounted fees.

Likewise, National Trauma Centre’s Dr Poudel shared that they agreed to enter the agreement after their viewpoint that those sportspersons contributing to the country should be accorded special consideration.

Publish Date : 10 July 2021 06:26 AM

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