Grande International Hospital (GIH) has been initiated in Nepal with a groundbreaking ceremony on 8th April 2010 with the determination to cultivate the culture of contemporary modern medicine in Nepal. Our shareholders, 125 in total, are convinced that the foundation of good healthcare is a symbol of modern civilization. GIH is an institution that is equipped with 35 capable specialties and subspecialties. This makes it possible for GIH to treat any patient by a team of highly dedicated and professional physicians and allied healthcare providers. The foundation of medicine lies not only in infrastructure but also in values of medicine. GIH has embraced best practice values. These include academics, evidence-based medicine, research and appropriate technology. A good working environment with a patient-centric approach has been recognized as the most desired practice, which I am honored to say is the Modus Operandi for GIH.
Healthcare is considered the most noble service that provides the highest satisfaction. GIH with its helipad on the rooftop has made it possible to carry out rescue operations. In 2014 and 2015 more than 300 patients were flown into GIH with emergency cases such as patients with stabbed wound in the heart to major acute myocardial infection and major polytrauma. This has given hope and immediate access for the people of Nepal that life can be saved. GIH is only a philosophy of modern medical care and a stepping-stone for achieving excellent healthcare services in our country.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Cardiac Care Unit, Neonatal ICU and Pediatric ICU have enabled people in need to get a new breath of life. Such treatments are supported by a 160-slice CT Scan, 1.5 Tesla MRI, excellent Pathology & Biochemistry services and Operation Theatres with hepa filters. State-of-the-art Central Sterilization Facilities, an Antibiotic Stewardship Program, a Hand Hygiene Program and other facilities have made this institution the center of excellence.
Treatment is done with open mindedness. Care to patient is provided not only by in-house consultation, but if needed by inter-institutional and international consultations. GIH has adopted the policy of providing best possible patient-centric care as its ultimate goal.
GIH has also created job opportunities to more than 800 staff. By equipping itself with the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities the institution has been able to attract and retain some of the most qualified staff in the field of medicine to stay back in the country and serve the nation. As the institution grows we intend to employ even more to retain the specialist in the country. In this context, this national institution can be seen as the property of the country.
GIH also played a major role during the time of recent earthquake in the country by continuing its services available throughout the period of crisis. It also continues to be engaged in many other national and social events as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
We at GIH strongly believe that our journey has just begun to provide reasonable and affordable health care to our people. Success to us is a journey not an end in itself. Our responsibility to the present and future generations for better health will never be compromised. We commit to work harder and make quality health care and healthy living a possibility in our country. She truly deserves it.
At the end, we would like to reiterate that we very much value your suggestions, belief and faith in us and take our patients as our teachers and God. We will always keep ourselves in their place before making medical and surgical decisions. “Dharma” is only possible if we are able to bring happiness with honest services to all our patients.
GIH and its family wish you all a very healthy life and inner happiness to all.
Dr. Chakra Raj Pandey, MD
Grande International Hospital.