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    Damauli Hospital is experiencing a labor shortage.

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    The treatment services of Damauli Hospital in Tanahun have been hampered by a shortage of personnel. The hospital is administered with the assistance of contract-based who studied under the governmentR7;s quota system and are now employed here on a contract basis.

    According to Medical Superintendent Dr Sunil Poudel, “Of the 30 health workers we have currently, two are permanent the government; the remainder were either managed on contract or selected locally by the hospital management committee.”

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    “It appears that we are making do despite the manpower shortfall, but it is difficult,” said Dr Poudel, who also shared the difficulty the hospital is having in paying salary to the employees nominated by the hospital management committee. “It is challenging,” he added.

    The hospital, which originally had 5 beds, is presently operating with 42 beds. Using a two--rupee budget the Gandaki Province administration, Poudel explained that more beds had been managed on the roof of the hospital facility.

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    “In fact, we intend to expand the hospital by requesting a funding from the provincial government in order to include paediatric, surgical, and orthopaedic units. LetR7;s wait and see what occurs “he explained.

    Eleven office assistants work at the hospital, out of a total of 30 employees. When it comes to treating skin and dental patients, the hospital solely employs who are employed on a contract basis by the government.

    According to Dr Poudel, “we are in for more troubles because the contract of the 2 staff members who were hired during the COVID crisis has not been extended,” he stated.


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