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Pediatric Department

Children's Out- Patient Department

The out-patient department offers consultations and general checkups for children of the Bhaktapur community and its surrounding areas. Medical doctors provide prescriptions, diagnostics, and give healthcare advice. The most common illnesses seen in the OPD include pneumonia, diarrhea, reactive airway diseases, malnutrition, skin infections and other respiratory problems. An average of 50 children come for a consultation at the clinic every day.

Service Hours: Sunday to Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm

Pediatric In-Patient Department

The pediatric in-patient department provides 24-hour medical services for sick children who need special attentive care. This includes children with respiratory diseases such as pneumonia and bronchitis, enteric fever, sepsis, burns, dehydration, malnutrition… This inpatient department consists 50 beds in two shared wards and private rooms (cabins), but the hospital is aiming to expand its capacity to an additional 50 beds. The private rooms are used for isolation of patients who are at high risk of contracting an infection or of infecting others, and for families who wish to pay extra money for a private room.

Service Hours: 7 days a week, 24-hour service

Emergency Room

The emergency room sees over 30 patients every day, where rapid assessment and stabilization of an incoming person’s condition is done by nursing and health assistant staff. They attend to minor traumas, such as convulsions, fevers, or accidents, which may need sutures or regular dressings. There is also a doctor available at all times to assess and admit patients in the ward if necessary. Service Hours: 7 days a week, 24-hour service

Neonate and Pediatric Intensive Care Units

The hospital accommodates six beds in the neonatal and six beds in the pediatric intensive care unit. Both units provide 24 hour emergency care for children and neonates with life-threatening conditions in need of immediate intensive care. Supported by the Australian and German embassies and the Noble House Foundation, these intensive care units are fully equipped with the most up-to-date technology to offer incoming patients the best possible treatment and care.

Service Hours: 7 days a week, 24-hour service

Immunization Clinic

The immunization clinic does routine free vaccination according to national schedule for children and women against Polio, TB, MMR, Hib, Tetanus, Diphtheria and Hepatitis B. Community health education sessions are held for mothers while they wait for consultation with the senior vaccinator.

Service Hours: Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm