Govt appoints 5 office bearers at National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)



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The government on Sunday appointed five office bearers at the National Academy of Medical Sciences (Nams) Bir Hospital . The post had been lying vacant for several months.

The office bearers were appointed two day days after the appointment of vice-chancellor at the NAMS. Prime Minister Sushil Koirala had appointed Gurung as the vice-chancellor of the NAMS on Friday. Dr. Gurung is an orthopaedics surgeon at the Bir Hospital .    Also read:  

Dr Ganesh Gurung appointed NAMS vice-chancellor

Minister for Health and Population Khagaraj Adhikari made the appointments today under the recommendation of newly elected vice chancellor Dr. Ganesh Gurung. These appointments are: 

  1. Registrar of NAMS: Dr. Kiran Manandhar
  2. Rector of NAMSRang Bahadur Basnet
  3. Dean of NAMSouwan Chandra Shivakoti
  4. Director of NAMSSwyam Prakash Pandit
  5. Executive member of NAMSBhupendra Basnet 

Around 300 resident doctors affiliated to the NAMS are on strike since July 27 demanding that the government fill these positions and provide basic medical equipments such as MRI, CT-scan and X-ray at the hospital.