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Women should be guaranteed reproductive health rights

KATHMANDU: Women should have a say in taking decision regarding matters on reproductive health. Women rights activists speaking in a

One among five living with mental health issue in Nepal

KATHMANDU: One among every five people in Nepal has mental health problems. This information was shared at an 'International Mental

Call to include other faculties of health in Medical Bill

KATHMANDU: Various stakeholders have raised complaints that the National Medical Act, which was introduced through Ordinance, has failed to include

17 fake doctors and proprietors arrested

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Police Central Investigation Bureau has arrested 17 doctors and proprietors from five different hospitals in the valley.

Yoga for physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing

KATHMANDU: Speakers at a programme have underscored the need of utilizing yoga for physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing and peace.

12,695 families associate with government health insurance scheme in Kaski

KASKI: Some 65 thousand citizens have registered their names for the Health Security Insurance (HSI) programme in a period of

No health workers and medicines reach disease-ridden Badkule even after…

Hemanta KC, JAJARKOT: Nine persons have died of cough and cold, and fever that have spread in the district for

SC denies permission to surrogacy in Nepal

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court (SC) has decided not to give permission to surrogacy in the country. In a response to

Council of Ministers decides to give terminally ill people Rs…

KATHMANDU: The government is to provide monthly Rs 5,000 as livelihood allowance to the terminally sick people. A meeting of

Health insurance becoming effective in urban areas

CHITWAN: The health insurance programme introduced by the government is gaining popularity in the urban areas rather than the rural

People suffer seasonal viral

GORKHA: Over 50 people have taken ill at Pokhari Gaun of Barpak, Gorkha. They have complaint of common cold, fever

Surkhet has 442 documented HIV positive people

SURKHET: A total of 274 HIV positive people are taking antiretroviral drugs, out of 442 documented HIV positive people including

Regional conference on general practice and emergency medicine from Nov…

KATHMANDU: The South Asian Regional conference on General Practice and Emergency Medicine is taking place in the capital from November

President issues ‘National Medical Education Ordinance-2017’

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today issued the 'Medical Education Ordinance - 2017'.  The Head-of-the-State, on the recommendation of the

Int’l Marathon begins from Jiri

DOLAKHA: This year's Everest Trail Race International Marathon began on Thursday from Jiri of Dolakha district.  Mayor of Jiri Tanka

No reason to stop certification of Medical Education Act: PM…

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the President has no reason to stop certification of the Medical

Call to certify medical education act

KATHMANDU: Prof Dr Govinda KC has called for immediate certification of the medical education act.  Speaking at a press conference

Dengue found in four India-returnees

KANCHANPUR: Four patients suffering from dengue have been found in Kanchanpur district.  The disease was found in four persons, who

Dengue fever on the rise in Mahottari

MAHOTTARI: The number of people suffering from Dengue fever is on the rise in Mahottari.  More than 400 people are

Some 60 percent fund in impoverished citizen treatment fund goes…

Kalpana Poudel, KATHMANDU: Of the total budget that the government allocates every year to provide monetary assistance for the treatment