Top Provinces with Highest Health Services

Last updated on 2022-09-25
Top Provinces with Highest Health Services

The Department of Health Services (DoHS)'s goal is to provide preventative, promotive, and curative health services across Nepal. The Department of Health and Population is one of three departments of the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) to provide an environment that encourages the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and international institutions to engage in health care, to maintain relationships and coordination, and to control the quality of health care via frequent monitoring and inspection.

*The ranking is done based on data collected from the Ministry of Health and Population.

7. Sudurpaschim

Sudurpaschim
Image Source: The Himalayan Times

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.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 37,545
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 18,67,209
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 97,560

6. Karnali

Karnali
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Karnali Province, also known as Province 6, covers a total area of 27,984 square kilometers, accounting for 18.97 percent of Nepal's total land area, making it the country's largest province. Karnali Province is divided into 10 districts. These 10 districts are divided into 25 municipalities and 54 rural municipalities. Birendranagar is the only metropolitan city in this Province. Karnali Province has 12 public hospitals, 14 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 335 Health posts, and 74 Non- public facilities. 3431059 individuals in Karnali province use health services, which include emergency treatments, routine checkups, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 26,545
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 13,20,453
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 34,158

5. Gandaki

Gandaki
Image Source: Ipas Nepal

Pokhara is the capital of the Gandaki province. spans a total area of 21,504 square kilometers of the entire area of the nation. The province of Gandaki is split into 11 districts which are further subdivided into 26 municipalities and 58 rural municipalities. Province 4 sends the fewest goats to the Kathmandu Valley. Gandaki Province contains 16 public hospitals, 23 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 491 Health posts, and 119 non-public institutions. In Gandaki province, 4840207 people utilize health services, which include emergency treatments, regular exams, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 64,976
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 16,26,056
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 1,19,853

4. Province 2

Province 2
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Nepal's Province 2 is split into eight terai districts. This province, long renowned as the grain basket, lags behind in terms of nutrition security and HDI.l It is Nepal's second most populated and smallest province in terms of land area. Province 2 contains 13 public hospitals, 32 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 745 Health posts, and 203 non-public institutions, according to the Department of Health Services (DoHS) Annual Report 2018/19. 7815726 individuals in province 2 use health services, which include emergency treatments, routine checkups, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 59,53
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 27,05,545
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 90,136

3. Province 1

Province 1
Image Source: Karuna-Shechen

Province 1 encompasses the country's easternmost region and was established following the adoption of the Nepali Constitution in 2015. At four important sites, the province shares a border with India. The 14 districts are further subdivided into 46 municipalities and 88 rural municipalities in total. Province 1 is home to 19 public hospitals, 40 Primary Health Care Centers (PHCCs), 647 Health Posts, and 150 non-public facilities. There are 8579225 persons who use health services, which include emergency services, routine checks, and serious inpatient care in province 1.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 1,26,357
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 27,26,821
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 1,64,923

2. Lumbini

Lumbini
Image Source: Karuna-Shechen

Lumbini Province is one of seven provinces split into 12 districts, each of which is further subdivided into four sub-metropolitan cities, 32 municipalities, and 73 rural municipalities. Lumbini Province contains 17 public hospitals, 30 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 570 health posts, and 156 non-public institutions, according to the Department of Health Services (DoHS) Annual Report 2018/19. In Lumbini province, 9490919 people utilize health services, which include emergency treatments, regular exams, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 1,25,677
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 32,13,874
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 1,91,184

1. Bagmati

Bagmati
Image Source: Volunteers Initiative Nepal

Province 3 (Bagmati) has a total area of 20,300 square kilometers making it the country’s fifth-biggest province. It includes 885 public health institutions, including 8 hub hospitals, 34 hospitals, 1 Central Medical Store, 43 Primary Health Care Centers, 640 Health Posts, 90 Urban Health Centers, 61 Community Health Units, and 18 others. There are 13297318 persons who use health services, which include emergency services, routine checks, and serious inpatient care in Bagmati province.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 2,20,537
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 38,12,723
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 4,82,013

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7.

Sudurpaschim

6.

Karnali

5.

Gandaki

4.

Province 2

3.

Province 1

2.

Lumbini

1.

Bagmati

7. Sudurpaschim

Sudurpaschim
Image Source: The Himalayan Times

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.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 37,545
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 18,67,209
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 97,560

6. Karnali

Karnali
Image Source: Global Giving

Karnali Province, also known as Province 6, covers a total area of 27,984 square kilometers, accounting for 18.97 percent of Nepal's total land area, making it the country's largest province. Karnali Province is divided into 10 districts. These 10 districts are divided into 25 municipalities and 54 rural municipalities. Birendranagar is the only metropolitan city in this Province. Karnali Province has 12 public hospitals, 14 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 335 Health posts, and 74 Non- public facilities. 3431059 individuals in Karnali province use health services, which include emergency treatments, routine checkups, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 26,545
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 13,20,453
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 34,158

5. Gandaki

Gandaki
Image Source: Ipas Nepal

Pokhara is the capital of the Gandaki province. spans a total area of 21,504 square kilometers of the entire area of the nation. The province of Gandaki is split into 11 districts which are further subdivided into 26 municipalities and 58 rural municipalities. Province 4 sends the fewest goats to the Kathmandu Valley. Gandaki Province contains 16 public hospitals, 23 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 491 Health posts, and 119 non-public institutions. In Gandaki province, 4840207 people utilize health services, which include emergency treatments, regular exams, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 64,976
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 16,26,056
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 1,19,853

4. Province 2

Province 2
Image Source: Karuna-Shechen

Nepal's Province 2 is split into eight terai districts. This province, long renowned as the grain basket, lags behind in terms of nutrition security and HDI.l It is Nepal's second most populated and smallest province in terms of land area. Province 2 contains 13 public hospitals, 32 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 745 Health posts, and 203 non-public institutions, according to the Department of Health Services (DoHS) Annual Report 2018/19. 7815726 individuals in province 2 use health services, which include emergency treatments, routine checkups, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 59,53
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 27,05,545
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 90,136

3. Province 1

Province 1
Image Source: Karuna-Shechen

Province 1 encompasses the country's easternmost region and was established following the adoption of the Nepali Constitution in 2015. At four important sites, the province shares a border with India. The 14 districts are further subdivided into 46 municipalities and 88 rural municipalities in total. Province 1 is home to 19 public hospitals, 40 Primary Health Care Centers (PHCCs), 647 Health Posts, and 150 non-public facilities. There are 8579225 persons who use health services, which include emergency services, routine checks, and serious inpatient care in province 1.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 1,26,357
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 27,26,821
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 1,64,923

2. Lumbini

Lumbini
Image Source: Karuna-Shechen

Lumbini Province is one of seven provinces split into 12 districts, each of which is further subdivided into four sub-metropolitan cities, 32 municipalities, and 73 rural municipalities. Lumbini Province contains 17 public hospitals, 30 Primary Health Care Centres (PHCCs), 570 health posts, and 156 non-public institutions, according to the Department of Health Services (DoHS) Annual Report 2018/19. In Lumbini province, 9490919 people utilize health services, which include emergency treatments, regular exams, and serious inpatient care.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 1,25,677
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 32,13,874
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 1,91,184

1. Bagmati

Bagmati
Image Source: Volunteers Initiative Nepal

Province 3 (Bagmati) has a total area of 20,300 square kilometers making it the country’s fifth-biggest province. It includes 885 public health institutions, including 8 hub hospitals, 34 hospitals, 1 Central Medical Store, 43 Primary Health Care Centers, 640 Health Posts, 90 Urban Health Centers, 61 Community Health Units, and 18 others. There are 13297318 persons who use health services, which include emergency services, routine checks, and serious inpatient care in Bagmati province.

  • Total Patients Admitted : 2,20,537
  • Total People who received Routine Checkups : 38,12,723
  • Total People receiving Emergency Treatments : 4,82,013

7.

Sudurpaschim

6.

Karnali

5.

Gandaki

4.

Province 2

3.

Province 1

2.

Lumbini

1.

Bagmati