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MSF sets up a 20-bed inflatable hospital in Arughat, Nepal

07 May 2015

The 20-bed inflatable hospital being set up by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Arughat, northwest of Kathmandu, will admit it’s first patients within the next couple of days

The hospital consists of various tents, the first tent is the operating room. Then there’s the obstetrics unit and a maternity unit. All categories of patients will be treated, including: children, adults, men and women, obstetric cases – so maternity care. Follow-up surgery on earthquake wounds that have become infected will be performed, and emergency surgery such as cesareans.