AMDA Hospital


Overview

AMDA hopsital was established as AMDA referral center of 15-bed capacity with the help of AMDA International, and Damak Municipality in November 1992. In 1995, it was upgraded to 30 bed and started working as an implementing partner of UNHCR and serving as a primary referral hospital to more than 2/3 Bhutanese Refugees in addition to the local patients. By this time, AMDA-Hospital is a popular hospital in eastern Nepal and provides services not only to the refugees and the local municipality, but also to the people from remote districts who need to walk even days to reach this Hospital. It has been recognized as a 75-beded charity hospital from Ministry of Health and more than 100 beds are being used to serve the people in need. Hospital provides specialty services of aneasthesiology, general medicine, surgery, gynecology, radiology, paediatrics. orthopedics, ENT, dental, eye etc. This hospital also has understaining with different medical institutes for the field study of medical graduates and post graduates. It has total 2 bighas land donated by the local donor family.

Progress report/Features

  • Municipality mayor chairs the Local Management Support Committees
  • Provides scholarship and overseas training oppertunities to dedicated staff.
  • Conducted approx 20 deliveries a day in FY 2072/73
  • More than 20000 OPD patients a year
  • 24 hour emergency service.
  • Organizes mobile clinics in the periphery on the basis of its need.
  • Conducts Skill Birth Attendance (SBA) and Aneasthetic Assistant (AA) training

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