Kathmandu University Inaugurates Yoga and Nature Cure Hospital on International Yoga Day
Honorable Health Minister inaugurates KU-YNCH, strengthening yoga and naturopathy in Nepal
In a momentous event marking the 9th International Yoga Day, the Honorable Health and Population Minister, Mr. Mohan Bahadur Basnet, inaugurated the Kathmandu University Yoga and Nature Cure Hospital (KU-YNCH). The ceremony, organized by Kathmandu University, took place at Panauti Chaukot in the Kavrepalanchok district and was attended by dignitaries, local representatives, journalists, and members of the university family.
The Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University, Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, delivered a warm welcome speech, emphasizing the significance of the newly established hospital. He highlighted the collaboration between the Kathmandu University Yoga and Nature Cure Hospital (KU-YNCH) and the School of Medical Sciences and the School of Arts. Prof. Ananta Gopal Risal shed light on the Bachelor of Yogic Science and Wellbeing program, which is being conducted in association with KU-YNCH.
During the event, Mr. Ram Sharan Bhandari, the head of Panauti Municipality, expressed his views on the initiative, appreciating the efforts to promote yoga and nature cure. Dean Ms. Ekku Maya Pun conveyed the vote of thanks, expressing gratitude to all participants and supporters of the program.
Additional Details: Kathmandu University has developed a comprehensive four-year course in Yogic Science and Well-Being, which has commenced its academic journey. Currently, 11 students are enrolled in the program, with admissions open for the upcoming academic year. The Kathmandu University Yoga and Nature Cure Hospital (KU-YNCH), approved by the Panauti Municipality, is equipped with 15 beds to cater to patient care.
- Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University: “The establishment of the Kathmandu University Yoga and Nature Cure Hospital (KU-YNCH) signifies our commitment to promoting holistic well-being through yoga and natural healing. We are dedicated to extending our efforts internationally and raising awareness about the benefits of yoga, Ayurveda, and naturopathy.”
- Mr. Ram Sharan Bhandari, Head of Panauti Municipality: “I commend Kathmandu University for this significant initiative, which will contribute to the health and wellness of our community. The Kathmandu University Yoga and Nature Cure Hospital (KU-YNCH) will undoubtedly make a positive impact.”
Conclusion: The inauguration of the Kathmandu University Yoga and Nature Cure Hospital (KU-YNCH) on the occasion of International Yoga Day is a significant milestone for the promotion of yoga and naturopathy in Nepal. With its four-year program and dedicated healthcare facilities, the university aims to foster a culture of well-being and expand its influence globally.
Last Updated Date: 2023-06-22, Thursday
Source: Kathmandu University