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.
An estimated 55 babies out of 100, in Nepal, are breastfed within the first hour of their life. However, the remaining number of babies are not being breastfed within the first hour, putting them at a higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding, says UNICEF and WHO in a new report. The estimation of babies worldwide, not being breastfed within the first hour, is 78 million– or three in five – and most of these babies are born in low and middle-income countries.
It has been voiced that the students who have gained medical education in Nepal and developed expertise should be recognized by India's Medical Council.
Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal Ambulance Service (NAS), World Health Organization Nepal (WHO-N), Danish Red Cross and European Union Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection has organized First National Conference on Pre-Hospital Care for Emergencies in Nepal for EMTs, health workers, doctors, medical representatives and practitioners.
Today's meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been postponed for a week after both the ruling party and the major opposition party failed to forge consensus on the disputed Medical Education Bill.
Chitwan district has been declared fully immunized district amid a programme here today. Addressing a programme organized by Bharatpur Metropolitan City to declare Chitwan fully immunized district, State Minister, Padma Aryal, reaffirmed government's commitment to render medical services to one and all in the country.
Unicef has handed over a health post building in Malu of the Dolakha district. Deputy Executive Director of Unicef Fatoumata Ndiaye handed the building today after the three-year anniversary of the earthquake that struck Nepal.
A total of 36,005 have been insured from Ilam district under the government introduced Health Insurance Scheme, said the District Health Insurance Board.
The Indian government decided to confer Padma Shri – the fourth highest civilian award in India – on senior ophthalmologist of Nepal Dr Sanduk Ruit for his contribution to the people.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said attention should be given not only to the curative but also to the preventive measures in cancer treatment. Addressing the international conference on challenges on controlling cancer in developing countries that commenced here from today, he said the number of cancer patients was on the increase due to the unhealthy lifestyle and food.
Shinya Machida signed a grant contract to provide technical machinery to Manmohan Memorial Polytechnic in Kathmandu. The contract was signed between the Embassy of Japan and the Chairman of the Manmohan Memorial Polytechnic, Mr. Bharat Mohan Adhikari.
The Madhyapurthimi municipality has come across mounting pressures from different quarters to lift seal on the under construction of 300-bed TB hospital at Madhyapur Thimi in Bhaktapur.