After finding the scarcity of life saving medicines at various hospital due blockade, chair person of Save the Children Chanda Rana wrote a letter to various organizations, including Nepalese prime minister, diplomatic missions based in Kathmandu, including European Union.
Replying to Rana's letter European Union expressed its solidarity with the people of Nepal on the humanitarian crisis.
In an intense study conducted by Rana on the state of medical supply in major hospitals in Kathmandu, she found that there was a short supply of essential medicines with dire humanitarian consequences.
She published her findings on the national dailies showing the impact of the blockade by India and how it is creating severe Humanitarian Crisis in sensitive medical sector as well. She has also published an open letter addressed to the elected Prime Minister with suggestions.
“It has been almost three weeks since I published my findings in the national newspapers and submitted them along with prompt measures to be taken by Government by importing all essential life saving drugs and other drugs needed to hospitals and clinics even by airlifting. However, till now we have not heard of any attempt made by Government to bring life saving drugs from other open borders or from Air lifting as priority, “said Rana.
“I have already hinted that life saving drugs and emergency instant medicines needed for Cardiac treatment are almost finished in all hospitals and clinics. Yet I do not see any progress or efforts made by government to restock the needed drugs," said Rana.