Dhulikhel hospital gets approval for post-mortem service
Dhulikhel community hospital has obtained approval for operating post-mortem service. Ministry of Health and Population has granted permission to the hospital for running the service on 15 January 2020. Shir memorial hospital has been rendering this service in Kavre.
The Dhulikhel hospital on last Sunday held consultation with chiefs of district-based administration, police and court as part of its preparation for post-mortem service. According to Dr Rajkumar Karki, the hospital had been in consultations with multipole stakeholders for the operation of post-mortem service since 2071 BS. The ministry has granted approval for the service after the construction of necessary infrastructure and human resource management. “We are delivering the service in line with the Medico Legal Service Operation Guideline-2075 BS”.
The hospital has arranged three specialist doctors to run the service for 24 hours. On the occasion, Kathmandu University’s vice-chancellor Dr Ramkantha Makaju Shrestha highlighted the need to operate the hospital like Dhulikhel in other parts of the country.