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Lack of health facilities deprives Nepalis of medical care

Nepal, Dec. 11 -- Due to a lack of health facilities and unequal distribution of the existing ones, a lot of people throughout the country have been deprived of health care services. The United Natio... Read More


As mercury dips, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease cases up, say doctors

Kathmandu, Dec. 10 -- A 45-year-old man from Kalanki visited chest physician Dr Dirgha Singh Bom's private clinic, on Monday, complaining of coughing and shortness of breath. The man was diagnosed wit... Read More


Dengue threat is not over yet even though it's already winter, doctors say

Kathmandu, Dec. 9 -- Six Sri Lankan players, who are in Nepal to participate in the ongoing South Asian Games, have been hospitalised after contracting dengue, once again raising concerns that the dis... Read More


Adolescents to be included in mothers' health groups

Kathmandu, Dec. 8 -- The Ministry of Health and Population has decided to include adolescent boys and girls in mothers' health groups to sort out issues related to youths. "We believe that most issue... Read More


Female community health volunteers: unsung heroes shouldering huge responsibilities with minimal return

Kathmandu, Dec. 6 -- When Sita Pandit started working as a community health volunteer a little over three decades ago, her duty was to make door-to-door visits in her neighbourhood, which today is par... Read More


Government says no renewal of licenses of private hospitals that don't follow rules reserving 10 percent beds for poor patients

Kathmandu, Dec. 4 -- The Curative Service Division under the Department of Health Services has warned private hospitals and nursing homes that their licences won't be renewed if they continued ignorin... Read More


Oli likely to be discharged from the hospital on Friday

Nepal, Dec. 4 -- Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has been recuperating following an appendectomy at the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre, is likely to be discharged on Friday, ... Read More


Staff adjustment affects health services across the country

Kathmandu, Dec. 3 -- Cesarean delivery service at Gorkha District Hospital has been halted ever since Dr Jyoti Agrawal, a gynaecologist, left in October. Dr Agrawal, whose posting is at Patan Hospita... Read More


As assault reports rise, Nepal Medical Council urges doctors to practice as per protocol

Kathmandu, Dec. 3 -- A medical intern serving at the teaching hospital of Chitwan Medical College was severely thrashed some six weeks ago by a mob gathered at the hospital following the death of a pa... Read More


As assaults reports rise, Nepal Medical Council urges doctors to practice as per protocol

Kathmandu, Dec. 3 -- A medical intern serving at the teaching hospital of Chitwan Medical College was severely thrashed some six weeks ago by a mob gathered at the hospital following the death of a pa... Read More