Free medical service starts inside New Bus Park

KATHMANDU: The Grande International Hospital has started free health counselling and preliminary health check-up service at the New Bus Park in the Capital targeting the passengers and bus drivers who arrive Kathmandu after a long journey.

The Hospital launched the health service centre providing these services from today on the occasion of its 5th anniversary. The centre is run in association with Lhotse Multi-purpose Pvt Ltd.

The patients can now avail of primary health services free of cost at the New Bus Park with the inauguration of the service centre.

Inaugurating the service centre, Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya lauded the joint initiative as 'good work' towards developing the New Bus Park as a model bus park.

Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Chakra Raj Pandey said that the primary health service is being provided with the objective of helping the patients coming to Kathmandu from outlying districts for medical treatment. "It will be of some relief to the patients," he said.

General Secretary of National Transport Entrepreneurs Federation of Nepal, Saroj Sitaula said that the organisers have done a good job by providing cost-free health services to the drivers and patients. He assured of the full cooperation of the Federation in this task.