Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

RURAL FAMILY MEDICINE
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 218--221

Primary care in a rural set up in Nepal: Perspectives of a generalist


Amogh Basnyat 
 Clinical and Medical Education Coordinator, Nick Simons Institute, District Hospital of Kalikot, Nepal

Correspondence Address:
Amogh Basnyat
158 Padma Marg, Bhatbhateni, Kathmandu
Nepal

This article deals with the author«SQ»s personal perspectives while having to serve as a generalist in a rural hospital in one of the most underdeveloped and far away regions of Nepal. Having been deputed in Kalikot District Hospital (KDH) through Nick Simons Institute«SQ»s (NSI) Rural Staff Support Program (RSSP), the author mentions the technical hardships and resource constraints of the government hospital. Highlighting the improvement in the hospital profile after the arrival of the RSSP, the article cursorily mentions the modalities of primary care spanning the common clinical presentations. Particularly, the difficulties related to the provision of Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric Care (CEOC) services are highlighted. Also, a brief introduction as to the NSI, Kathmandu is provided.


How to cite this article:
Basnyat A. Primary care in a rural set up in Nepal: Perspectives of a generalist.J Family Med Prim Care 2013;2:218-221


How to cite this URL:
Basnyat A. Primary care in a rural set up in Nepal: Perspectives of a generalist. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2013 [cited 2019 Aug 17 ];2:218-221
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