Minister Basnet alerts all for emergency preparedness
Minister for Health and Population, Mohan Bahadur Basnet. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: Minister for Health and Population, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has said all sides should always remain alert for emergency preparedness.
Addressing a program of Emergency Medical Team (EMT) here today, Minister Basnet mentioned, “We all should always remain alert for emergency preparedness. I want to urge all sectors of the country to involve in disaster preparedness.”
He asked the health workers to pay attention to ensure the rights to health guaranteed by the Constitution.
Similarly, World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Nepal, Dr. Rajesh Sambhajirao Pandav, shared that EMT was a group formed to provide effective service immediately to the country and people during the disaster.
He added the Team should be active to save the life of the people making coordination on time during the emergency period.
Director General of the Department of Health Services, Dr. Dipendra Raman Singh, said 25 hospitals across the country are in a position to provide ‘Hub Satellite’ emergency service.
Stating that the workshop was organized to bring ‘EMT’ into implementation, Chief of Quality Assurance and Monitoring Division Dr Madan Upadhyay stated the discussion would be held for two days on emergency preparedness for disaster.