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Om Hospital holds 27th AGM, elects Dr Shrestha as new chairman

B360 May 28, 2024, 1:03 pm
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KATHMANDU: Om Hospital and Research Centre in Chabahhil, Kathmandu concluded its 27th annual general meeting (AGM) on Saturday.

The AGM, which took place at a hotel in Dhumbarahi, unanimously elected the newly appointed director and senior radiologist, Dr Anand Prasad Shrestha, as the hospital chairman.



Other individuals elected to the board of directors include Sarala Rijal, Dr Hari Kishor Shrestha, Dr Gisup Prasiko, Dr Rajesh Kishor Shrestha, Dr Rita Singh Hamal, Sharadkanta Adhikari, Hari Prasad Pathak, Bijay Malla, Babu Kaji Karki, and Prof Dr Jageshwor Gautam.

Dr Shrestha, who specialised in Radiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, and has more than five decades of experience in the medical field, is a leading doctor who established radiology in Nepal's medical sector.

Dr Shrestha, a former member of the Nepal government's Higher Education Technical Committee, former vice president of the Nepal Medical Council (NMC), and former president of the Nepal Medical Association (NMA), is a senator at Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS), founder director and shareholder of Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital (NMCTH), and consultant of Nepal Radiological Society (NRS).

The newly appointed chair expressed his gratitude to the election committee and the directors and shareholders of the hospital present at the AGM.

In his address to the AGM, he emphasised that everyone's cooperation is important to maintain institutional good governance in the hospital, bearing in mind the responsibility he has been given.

Meanwhile, the Chair of the Board of Directors pledged to operate the hospital in a timely and world-class manner, prioritising high-level treatment services. Dr Shrestha expressed commitment to advancing the hospital in a new direction and making it the first choice service provider of Nepal in the future, in collaboration with expert doctors, nursing staff, and all technical and administrative staff.

Om Hospital, a leading health service provider in Nepal, has been conducting various awareness-raising programmes such as free health check-ups with experts and medicine distribution camps for patients from remote areas from time to time as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Recently, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and Department of Health Services (DoHS), the hospital has been providing free dialysis service to kidney patients and others with kidney failure, as well as a special treatment service with Rs 100,000 concession provided by the Nepal government for cancer patients.

In recognition of senior citizens above 70 years, the hospital also offers a 10% discount on the treatment fee.

Om Hospital, a prominent hospital in Nepal's private sector, boasts a team of skilled and experienced doctors, standard nursing service, and offers more than 38 specialised services at reasonable prices. It has been delivering healthcare services consistently and without interruption for the past three decades.

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