United Mission Hospital Tansen
United Mission Hospital Tansen (UMHT) is an acute care hospital with 169 beds which functions at the level of a referral hospital, serving patients from a catchment area of almost one million people.
Services - Hospital and Community-based
Services include emergency, ICU, HDU, general surgery, orthopaedics, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, internal medicine, urology, burns, dermatology, psychiatry, dental, TB/ Leprosy / HIV clinics and rehabilitation. Also many diagnostic services. In the community, there is a mental health programme, satellite maternal and child health clinics, a child nutrition rehab centre and a maternal waiting home.
Over 200 students a year train in medical professions. The hospital is a practical training site for MDGP resident doctors and has a long history of training medical-related personnel through the Tansen School of Health Science, currently staff nurses and lab technicians. Other training courses such as skilled birth attendant, anaesthesia and counselling take place here regularly. Medical elective students can also take placements at the hospital. See below for more details.
Facts and Figures from 2022-23*
Bed occupancy (169)
Outpatients seen
Emergency cases
Town Clinic: Maternal and Child Health
Health Insurance Board (HIB) visits
Total free care
USD 120,000**

*mid-July 2022 to mid-July 2023
**Does not include unrefunded insurance from the year, which amounted to NPR 113,311,343.

Vacancies, Volunteers and Electives
See work with us for key vacancies for Nepali staff (the others are advertised locally) and also for expatriate volunteer opportunities. For enquiries about Nepali vacancies please contact umht.mops@umn.org.np

There are also opportunities available medical elective placements. Please select the options below!

News & Videos
Hospital Publications and Case Stories
Development Projects and Resource Needs
An expansion to the maternity ward and a wastewater treatment scheme are underway, while a major project is planned for a new clinical block which requires substantial funding. There is an ongoing need to subsidise patient treatment for those who cannot afford to pay (Medical Assistance Fund), as well as various equipment needs. Click the links for more details!
Donations to United Mission Hospital Tansen are always welcome! If you would like to give, please choose one of the options below and mention ‘Tansen or ‘Medical Assistance Fund Tansen’ or further details with your gift so we ensure it reaches the right place.

Thank you for helping us to serve patients in rural Nepal!