Jan 25, 2022
During the second wave of COVID-19 in Nepal, to tackle spread of the virus, ISAP in partnership with Peace Winds Japan and Japan Platform were able to establish and capacitate the local government of Sunkoshi, Balefi, Tripura Sundari and Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality with fully equipped isolation centres at the respective ward levels.
The Omicron variant is now spreading like wildfire across the country. The isolation center at the Tipeni Primary Hospital, Ward no.7, Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality has 7 patients with mild symptoms as of today. The hospital hasn’t witnessed any deaths yet. However, they do claim to have people coming in to buy medicines for fever and cough, indicating that the new variant may have already spread across the community. This time around, with a fully equipped isolation center for the people of Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality, it can help towards breaking the chain of the virus.
Distribution of Medical and Health Supplies to Isolation Centers in Sindhupalchok District, Nepal is a project focusing on preparedness against COVID-19 upsurge and has covered elements such as availing resources to tackle future spread of COVID-19 virus and disseminated knowledge on prevention against the pandemic to ensure the community members avoid situations that could lead to infection.
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