Kidney Transplant Services Now at Seti Hospital

Sept. 20, 2022

Kidney Transplant Services Now at Seti Hospital

An agreement has been signed between The Seti Hospital and Shahid Dharmabhakta National Transplant Center, Bhaktapur regarding the kidney transplant services at Seti Regional Hospital in Dhangadhi, which is a referral hospital in the far west. Head of seti Hospital Dr.Hem Raj Pandey and the Executive Director Of Shahid Dharmabhakta National Transplant Center Dr. Pukar Chandra Shrestha had signed the agreement on 4th September 2022.

Dr. Hem Raj Pandey expressed his belief that  if this agreement is implemented ,healthcare services in  the far west will take a leap forward. He emphasized that the  state government should show the vigilance to build the necessary infrastructure to run the kidney transplant services in the government hospital. According to the agreement, after preparing the infrastructure of the Seti Hospital, the center's doctors will provide all the technical services for the transplant.

At present 3000  kidney patients are in need of transplant in this center every year. If the services has expanded at the provincial level, the center will reduce the costs as well as get better services for the patients, Chief Shrestha said.

The government  provides upto 5 lakh rupees for kidney transplant patients. Now the range of relatives who can donate organs is now it will be easier for the kidney recipients to get the donors..