Response of Dhulikhel Hospital to Flood Victims in Terai Region, 2017

We, at Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University Hospital believe that quality healthcare should be accessible to everyone no matter the circumstances and will never step back from serving the needy in any way possible. Once again our country is facing 'a war without an enemy' in the form of the disastrous "flood" that is causing utter devastation and innumerable loss of lives with the possibilities of widespread infectious diseases epidemic. We dispatched our team immediately for the flooded region of Terai to provide free medical services for the flood victims.




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Response of Dhulikhel Hospital to EQ-2015

DH has started conducting outbreak prevention and management surveillance project. So far, DH is carrying out water sample testing in various communities of different outreach centers. Water sample testing has been completed in Baluwa, Bhaunepati and Dhading outreach centers . A total of 32 sample were tested, out of which 15 samples were from Baluwa , 8 from Bhaunepati and 9 from Dhading. In Baluwa, the water source that provides clean drinking water to 150 families of that area was found to be contaminated with faecal coli . In response to this result , DH team carried out water purification as an intervention and provided Piyush to 150 families. The water source was chlorinated and awareness program on Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) was carried out in the area.






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