Prime Minister Prachanda To Increase The Number Of Nurses And Medical Service Facilities

May 12, Kathmandu- Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the government is committed to increasing the number of nurses. Addressing a program organized by the Nepal Nursing Association today (Sunday) on the occasion of the 14th International Nursing Day, he said that the government is aware that there are no nurses in proportion to the number of patients in the hospital. He also said that discussions were held at various stages about increasing the number of nurses.

The government is aware of the fact that the workload of nurses is increasing because the ratio of nurses to patients in Nepal's hospitals is not maintained. The government is taking a serious approach to solve this problem. "On behalf of the Government of Nepal, I have conducted talks at various stages about increasing the number of posts by conducting an organization and management survey. I also want to give you the confidence that we will move forward towards solving it soon", he said.

Informing that there is a positive change in the internal and external indicators of the economy, he said that there will be success in increasing the number of nurses shortly. He said that he felt the problems of working as an intern for a long time, low salary and other problems. He said that they are trying to address the minimum wages set by the government in all hospitals. He expressed his commitment to take initiatives in the policy program and budget to solve the problems of the nursing sector.