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Sudurpaschim province, also known as Province 7, is the westernmost of the seven provinces, with 19,515.52 square kilometers, or 13.22% of the country's total land area, with Godawari as its capital. Sudurpaschim province is split into nine districts, each of which has one sub-metropolitan city, 33 municipalities, and 54 rural municipalities. Sudurpaschim Province contains 13 public hospitals, 16 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 377 health posts, and 49 non-public institutions, according to the Department of Health Services (DoHS) Annual Report 2018/19. There are 463542 persons who use health services, which include emergency services, routine checks, and serious inpatient care in Bagmati province.