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Haphazard transfer of specialist doctors is affecting patients-and health facilities

Kathmandu, Aug. 16 -- The government's employee adjustment process, which was started with a view to adjusting civil servants in the new federal set-up to ensure effective service delivery, does not s... Read More


Specialist doctors haphazard transfers are affecting patients-and health facilities

Kathmandu, Aug. 16 -- The government's employee adjustment process, which was started with a view to adjusting civil servants in the new federal set-up to ensure effective service delivery, does not s... Read More


Number of TB patients more than previously estimated: Study

Kathmandu, Aug. 15 -- About 70,000 people across the country get infected with tuberculosis every year, 25,000 more than the World Health Organization estimated, according to a study. According to a ... Read More


Government prepares diet plan for community school midday meal programme

Kathmandu, Aug. 14 -- The government has prepared a set of rules for community schools to adopt in their midday meal programme to ensure that children get healthy and nutritious diet. This guideline ... Read More


Health Ministry prepares 'basic health service package' to ensure health care to patients

Kathmandu, Aug. 13 -- The Ministry of Health and Population has prepared a 'basic health service package', which includes 200 services that must be provided by the state-run health facilities to the n... Read More


UN health agency warns of possible dengue outbreak in Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu, Aug. 12 -- The World Health Organization has warned of possible dengue outbreak in Kathmandu Valley. Two health experts from the UN health agency, who visited the Capital two weeks ago, sa... Read More


After missing the measles elimination deadline, the government is planning to extend it by five years

Kathmandu, Aug. 11 -- After missing the 2019 deadline to eliminate measles and rubella, the government says it is left with no option than to extend the timeframe by another four-five years, as effort... Read More


After missing the measles elimination deadline, the government is planning to extend it by four-five years

Kathmandu, Aug. 11 -- After missing the 2019 deadline to eliminate measles and rubella, the government says it is left with no option than to extend the timeframe by another four-five years, as effort... Read More


Health Ministry seeks Cabinet approval to hire over 5,000 health workers

Kathmandu, Aug. 10 -- The Ministry of Health and Population has sent a proposal to the Cabinet, seeking permission to hire over 5,000 health workers at once on a contract basis. According to official... Read More


Health Ministry to extend measles elimination deadline

Kathmandu, Aug. 9 -- The government had committed to eliminating measles and rubella by 2019 but with its efforts failing to contain the prevalence of these two diseases, the Ministry of Health and Po... Read More