ln the interest of expanding international opportunities and strengthening cultural ties and broadening their students and faculty experience, Mahidol University, Thailand and Norvic institute of Nursing Education(NINE) have agreed to pursue an academic collaboration and strategic partnership between the two institutions.
The cases of dengue fever are on the rise in Bhaktapur, indicating that it is gradually taking an epidemic turn. In the past two weeks, 197 people have been diagnosed with dengue in the district. District Public Health Office, Bhaktapur's officer Parthamani Neupane confirmed that till Wednesday, 197 were found with dengue.
Dengue that was seen in Jhapa district three months back has not yet come under control. The disease could not be contained as the District Public Health Office, Jhapa, as well as the local level governments in the district, have not been able to carry out effective works to check the disease. se if the number of infected people increases at the present rate, Poudel said.
The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own futures. But despite the gains made over the past 50 years, the world still has a long way to go before rights and choices are claimed by all, according to the new State of World Population 2019 report released by UNFPA.
The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the today’s National Assembly session, expressing its concern over the government apathy to operate the hospitals established in commemoration of party prominent leaders the late Girija Prasad Koirala and Sushil Koirala. The recent meeting of the Council of Ministers decided to keep the operations of nine several hospitals across the country under the management of the federal government. But the hospitals established in the honour of the two leaders are not in the list of nine hospitals and the government has not yet decided on the matter.
Protesting Dr. Gobinda KC has been airlifted to Kathmandu in the wee hours today following his deteriorating health. Dr KC had been on a fast-unto-death since 10 days in Ilam demanding the passage of the National Medical Education Bill in line with the agreement the government had reached with him
Japanese Embassy in Kathmandu has extended monetary assistance to build a new building for the Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Udayapur.
The Non-Resident Nepalese have provided financial aid to a revolving fund, established to support the treatment of disadvantaged community people. Myagdi Rescue Committee Bahrain aided Rs 1.7 million to the revolving fund of Rs 150 million that was set up by Omkumari Peace Trust.
Minister for Internal Affairs and Law of Karnali Province Naresh Bhandari has termed the narcotic drug to be cancer to human society. Addressing the closing ceremony of an awareness drive on narcotic drugs organized by the Province Police Wives Association at the provincial capital of Karnali province in Surkhet today, Minister Bhandari expressed his concerns over the growing cases of narcotic drug use among the people, especially youth.
The subcommittee of the education and health committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has prioritized the national medical education bill in the agenda of the forthcoming HoR meeting.
The oldest hospital of the country, Bir Hospital, is in the process of getting a separate well-equipped building for surgery within the next two years. The proposed nine-storey building will have 15 operation theaters.
Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara today paid a visit to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Teaching Hospital at Maharajgunj and wished him quick recovery of his health. The Prime Minister is receiving medical treatment at the Teaching Hospital after suffering from cold, cough and slight fever. Speaker Mahara had reached the hospital at 8 am to see the Prime Minister.
The Fattebal Eye Hospital run by Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh has so far provided its service to 2.46 million people in its 32 years of establishment. A total of 228,664 people underwent surgery for their eyes during the period at the hospital, says its manager Kaushal Kumar Verma. More than 12,000 others also underwent surgery in the health camps organized by the hospital in different locations at different times during the same period.
It is not that unusual the leaders of different parties take contradictory stands on many issues. But, the former two health ministers belonging to different parties were univocal in terms of revising the bill relating to public health service during the House of Representative meeting on August 21.
The Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine, Teaching Hospital (TUTH) has successfully carried out kidney transplantation operation on 506 persons in a decade since starting the service.