Kanti Children’s Hospital is now planning to open a mental health center for children and adolescents. A mental health center has been inaugurated on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of Kanti Children’s Hospital.
Minister for Health and Population Hridayas Tripathi inaugurated the newly constructed building of the Mental Health Center for Children and Adolescents at the inauguration ceremony held on Wednesday.
The new building has been constructed at the premises of Kanti Children’s Hospital in Maharajgunj. Kanti is about to open a mental health center for children and adolescents for the first time in Nepal.
Dr. Krishna Prasad Poudel, director of the hospital, said that there would be no problem for the mental treatment of children and adolescents earlier.
Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Shri Vidya Sundar Shakya, Vice Chancellor of National Academy of Medical Sciences, Dr. D.N. Shah, Chief Expert of the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr. Roshan Pokhel was present.