Department of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation (DPCCR) offers services to patients with cardiovascular diseases and those who have a high risk of developing it. Individualized programs are designed to reduce risk factors and prevent disease from getting worse. DPCCR is one of the very important department at Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, performing a vital role in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Cardiac rehabilitation is a long-term maintenance program, and will generally need to change one's unhealthy behavior and maintain the skills learned in the program for the rest of life.
On preventive part, we produce and distribute health education materials; conduct free cardiac camps, community awareness programs, school health programs and radio programs for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
On the rehabilitation part, we provide physiotherapy services, counseling for the patients of inpatient and outpatient departments, interaction programs and structured education programs.
Dr. Murari Dhungana Consultant Cardiologist, HOD DPCCR
Ms Shaili Thapa, Senior Cardiac Physiotherapist
Ms Sunita Khadka, Sister
Ms Suraksha Dhungana, Staff Nurse
Ms Yashoda Luitel, Senior Physiotherapy Assistant
Mr Rajiv Kumar Yadav, Physiotherapy Assistant
P. Box No: 11360, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal.