Dhulikhel Hospital is a community conceived and community supported health services provider. In April, 1996, Dhulikhel Hospital started to provide medical services to OUTPATIENTS, including giving free medications to the residents of Dhulikhel.

Now, Dhulikhel Hospital provides health services for the people in the catchment area of KAVRE district and surrounding districts, through its Outpatient , Emergency, In-Patient, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Diagnostic, Operating Theatres and Ambulance services.

The hospital's primary health care initiatives include, but not limited to, the training of health workers in the health posts where OUTREACH services are provided , and in the training of traditional birth attendants living in the surrounding villages. Dhulikhel Hospital also provides comprehensive Family Planning services and Antenatal care. There is an Immunization programme against six Communicable diseases and the giving of Tetanus Toxoid for pregnant women.

In addition, Dhulikhel Hospital provides clinical experiences for auxiliary nurse midwives (ANM's), laboratory technicians, community medical assistants (CMA's) and medical students from in and out of Nepal. The biological waste water treatment plant which treats and transforms the hospital effluent to biologically harmless water is operational.

Dhulikhel Hospital was opened on November 2, 1996 by members of NepaliMed Austria, and inaugurated by their Majesties the King and Queen of Nepal on December 9, 1996.

Dhulikhel Hospital is located in Dhulikhel municipality, the district headquarters of Kavre district. Dhulikhel has a population of about ten thousand. Kavre district has a catchment area of approximately over a million people.

Dhulikhel lies along the Arniko Highway, the highway which connects Nepal's capital city of Kathmandu with Tibet's border town of Kodari. Dhulikhel is 1650 meters above sea level, is 30 KM northeast of Kathmandu and 74 KM southwest of Kodari.

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Updated on September, 1999
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