ANMF Supports Telemedicine at Bir Hospital

Bir Hospital is set to launch telemedicine services to provide healthcare services to people living in remote areas.

The services will first be launched in Dhading and Dolakha and gradually be extended to  Butwal, Chitwan and Biratnagar in collaboration with doctors of National Academy of Medical Sciences and Bir Hospital, as per Dr Bhupendra Basnet, director, Bir Hospital.

“Doctors living in remote areas can consult specialists in Bir Hospital through video conferencing. This will improve delivery of treatment,” said Dr Bhupendra Bahadur Basnet, Director of Bir Hospital. 

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ANMF VP speaks at International Science and Technology Conference

Dr. Santosh Sapkota, vice president of America Nepal Medical Foundation (ANMF) spoke at the ninth annual international conference on Saturday, April 1 2017, titled “Science and Technology-New Perspectives and Challenges.”


Conference coordinator Menuka Karki said the conference is one of the biggest events NeSA engages in to keep NMSU vibrant and visible across the United States. Topics of the presentations include science and technology; health, science, technology and engineering; and education, literacy, diplomacy and development. Durga Neupane, president of NeSA, said students from various disciplines and universities will present their research findings. 

Added Ram N. Acharya, associate professor and NeSA adviser, “The conference challenges students to get involved in applied research, provides opportunities to develop professional network, and showcases their research to a wider audience.”

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