From today, the Ministry of Health and Population will provide oxygen cylinders to all public and private hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley.
A decision was made in this regard at a secretary-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi.
The decision is being enforced as of today, according to Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, the Health Ministry’s Spokesperson.
The Ministry of Health is putting plans in place in accordance with the Use of Medical Oxygen and its Requirements, 2078 BS. Previously, the COVID-19 Crisis Management Center was in charge of this.