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KMC not to buy new medicines as last year's purchased drugs are gathering dust in warehouses

Kathmandu, Nov. 8 -- The Health Division of Kathmandu Metropolitan City has decided not to purchase essential medicines, as the previous year's supplies remain unused at various warehouses. The divis... Read More


Nutritionist's resignation from Baliyo Nepal raises questions about the project's commitment to combating malnutrition

Kathmandu, Nov. 7 -- A prominent advisor to the Baliyo Nepal project, a national campaign inaugurated by President Bidya Devi Bhandari and supported by the Chaudhary Foundation in association with the... Read More


Health Ministry to study minimum service standards of state-run health facilities

Kathmandu, Nov. 6 -- The Ministry of Health and Population has started studying minimum service standards of state-run health facilities throughout the country. The move aims to improve the quality o... Read More


Karnali Province to provide nursing care at the community level

Kathmandu, Nov. 5 -- In an effort to make health care services more accessible to all, the Social Development Ministry of Karnali Province has decided to provide nursing care at the community level. ... Read More


High-profile individuals, when arrested, tend to suddenly need hospitalisation

Kathmandu, Nov. 4 -- Four days after his arrest on October 6, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, the former Speaker of the House who is currently facing charges of attempted rape, was moved to Norvic Hospital af... Read More


Doctors advise prime minister to rest more and work less

Kathmandu, Nov. 3 -- Two days after he was discharged from the hospital, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday briefed ruling party leaders on his health condition. At Saturday's Secretariat meeti... Read More


Health Ministry directs health workers not to accept transfer if it affects services at their duty stations

Nepal, Oct. 31 -- The Ministry of Health and Population has directed health workers serving at state-run health facilities across the country to not accept transfer letters if the move stands to affec... Read More


Dietary supplements are banned in Nepal but they are still a fad among people

Kathmandu, Oct. 27 -- Last month, the Medical Oncology Department at BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in Chitwan prohibited doctors from prescribing food and dietary supplements to patients. Doctor... Read More


Health Ministry to establish 1,200 vaccine cold stores in the next four years

Nepal, Oct. 25 -- In a bid to ensure the effectiveness of childhood vaccines, the Ministry of Health and Population has decided to set up 1,200 cold stores throughout the country in the next four year... Read More


High levels of pesticide residue found in cauliflower and bitter gourd samples

Kathmandu, Oct. 23 -- High levels of pesticide residue have been detected in cauliflower and bitter gourd brought to Kathmandu Valley from neighbouring districts. According to the pesticide residue d... Read More