Scholarship-Medics to be mobilised in country's COVID-19 prevention drive

KATHMANDU: Nepal government has asked doctors studying on a government scholarship to fight COVID-19 from the frontlines to help tackle the outbreak.

The health ministry is making preparations to this effect to help battle the crisis.

The Ministry of Health and Population wrote a letter to state government asking doctors, who have studied MBBS/MD/MS in government scholarships, to coordinate under different levels of governments in fighting coronavirus pandemic, a global threat.

Likewise, all enrolled MBBS students awarded with scholarships in medical colleges have also been requested to assist amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease.