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Jajarkot health post reeling sans doctors

- RSS, JAJARKOT

Mar 9, 2018-The body of one Narendra Gharti of Barekot Rural Municipality-2 in the district has been lying at a health post at Limsa for two days for postmortem due to unavailability of a doctor.

“We have no idea what to do with Gharti’s body as it is yet to be examined,” said a local resident Bishnu Jyoti.

Health workers said that preparations were underway to bring a doctor from nearby Dalli health post in Nalgadh Municipality to examine the body, he added.

Gharti fell off a cliff while returning from a function on March 5. Besides, the health facility is finding it difficult to cater to visiting patients for want of a doctor and health staff. The health post has vacancies for two MBBS doctors. A doctor posted to the health post is also absent from work for the past one month, further aggravating the matter, said a health worker.

Published: 09-03-2018 08:54

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