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Health Minister, parliamentary committee to discuss Medical Education Bill

KATHMANDU: The government talks team and the team on behalf of the agitating Dr Govinda KC engaged on dialogue have

120 primary health centres to have Rs 150 million worth…

KATHMANDU: The government has purchased medical equipments worth Rs 150 million meant for the total 120 primary health centres across

 Insurance Programme getting more members gradually

Kalpana Poudel, KATHMANDU: Health insurance programme launched by the government one and half years ago has started getting more and

Swine flu death in Waling, alert issued

WALING: The Waling Primary Health Centre in Syangja has issued an alert for the people of Waling and its adjoining

Prof Dr Govinda KC begins hunger strike

KATHMANDU: Professor Govinda KC, an orthopaedist in the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), has begun his fast-unto-death from Monday.  This

Dr KC to begin hunger strike again

KATHMANDU: Dr Govinda KC has again announced his hunger strike saying that his demands put for the reforms in the

Saving the dignity of medical sector amidst a mountain of…

Deep Raj Sanyal, KATHMANDU: A few incidents that happened in the medical sector in the last few months speak volumes

Cholera death toll in Yemen rises to 1500

SANAA, Yemen (AP): The World Health Organization says a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed 1500 lives since

Memo submitted to Chinese Embassy for more assistance in health…

KATHMANDU: The campaigners against HIV/AIDS have submitted a memorandum to the Embassy of China, Kathmandu, demanding it to offer more

Science Says: Pregnant or trying? Don’t let Zika guard down

WASHINGTON, (AP): The Zika virus may not seem as big a threat as last summer but don't let your guard

Traditional Chinese medicine on rise in Australia: Aussie practitioner

By Jessica Washington, SYDNEY, (Xinhua): Traditional Chinese medicine is in the midst of a renaissance in Australia and patients and

Health Research Council called upon to broaden research sphere

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Health Research Council has been called upon to broaden its research sphere.  The Council has been supporting

Nepal drug administration reject six Patanjali products after tests, contain…

KATHMANDU: Nepal's drugs watchdog has asked Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda to recall six Ayurvedic medicines after they were found to

Bill on reproductive health likely to be presented at parliament…

KATHMANDU: The government is likely to present a bill relating to the reproductive health before the Legislature-Parliament within the next

Six members of a single family taken ill after consuming…

ILLAM: An elderly among six members of a single family from Sangrumba of Deumai – 10, Ilam have fallen ill

Parental smoking linked to genetic changes in kids with cancer

LONDON, (REUTERS): Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in their kids that are associated with the most common

Unmanaged animal slaughterhouses deemed hazardous to public health

KATHMANDU: The animal slaughterhouses in Kathmandu Valley are not operating with standard health measures and have been deemed harmful to

One swine flu case detected in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU: A person was confirmed to have contracted H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, at the Sukraraj Tropical and

Bird flu detected in Pokhara

POKHARA: Bird flu has been detected at Khalte in Pokhara, said the Kaski District Livestock Services Office (DLSO). The avian-flu

‘Alarming’ superbugs a risk to people, animals and food, EU…

LONDON, (REUTERS): Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union pose an "alarming" threat to public