Thursday, 14 July 2011

Shahid Gangalal Heart Centre, Kathmandu Nepal

 Dr. KC, Director of Centre (3rd from left) plus Cardiology Staff, CA, Jason and Bibiana on our visit to Heart Centre

Very modern Catheterization Lab  (Angiography,  Stenting, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, among other procedures).  This government-run centre takes off the street patients (no referral necessary) and only charges them ~15 rupees for a consult with a cardiologist. Private patients pay a fee to be seen and that offsets the cost for poor patients (this is a relatively common practice in some Hospitals.

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