Friday 3rd July 2020

“Accelerate health equity for older people and advance universal health coverage” – By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Populations across the WHO South-East Asia Region are ageing. Whereas in 2010 older people accounted for

Nepalis Now Threatened by Scrub Typhus, Province 5,3 Most Hit

Scrub Typhus illness has slowly started increasing across Nepal, causing terror among Nepalis. This is the

Major Health Milestone Reached: World’s First ‘Malaria Vaccine’ Released

In a major scientific breakthrough, the world’s first Malaria vaccine has been released in various parts

Dengue Cases and Deaths in Nepal Increasing at Alarming Rate

Nepal has become victim to the deadly dengue epidemic, which has affected more than 4,000 people

Accelerate efforts to eliminate cervical cancer: WHO

World Health Organization urged countries in its South-East Asia Region to accelerate efforts to eliminate cervical

This Week in Nepal – August 31, 2019 – September 06, 2019

Nepal has witnessed some major events this week. The country is currently concerned over the rising

WHO Honors Nepal for Reducing Hepatitis B Prevalence to Less than 1 Pc

Nepal marked another health milestone for itself at the global level for controlling Hepatitis B by

World Breastfeeding Week: 55 of 100 Nepali Newborns Breastfed in First Hour of Birth

Around 55 newborn babies in 100 are breastfed within the first hour of their birth in

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Thailand achieve Hepatitis B control: WHO

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Thailand have become the first countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to

Nepal Weekly Round-up: July 20-26, 2019

Nepal has been abuzz with news on rising number of flood and landslide casualties.Rising river levels

Nepal’s Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology Gets WHO Recognition

Nepal’s Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO) becomes the first eye care institute in the country to

Nepal Nutrition Survey 2019: Junk Foods Causing Malnutrition!

Junk foods are among the major contributors to the declining infant growth in Nepal, revealed a

Nepal Weekly Round-up: July 06-12, 2019

The month of July has started on high note for Nepal and has marked some important

Sri Lanka Eliminates Measles

The World Health Organization today announced Sri Lanka has eliminated measles, interrupting transmission of the indigenous

‘No Horn Policy: Kathmandu Police Book 41K Offenders in 2 Years’

Kathmandu Valley has witnessed a significant reduction in sound pollution after the introduction of the ‘no-horn’

Nepal Weekly Round-up: June 15-21, 2019

Nepali Sansar presents you with some important news updates for the week of June 15-21, 2019.

#SmartNepal: Drones to Provide Treatment in Remote Areas

Nepal has become home to many technological advancements. The latest addition to this list is drones

International Albinism Awareness Day 2019 – Still Standing Strong

The world celebrates International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) 2019 today, June 13, 2019, with the theme

Air Pollution Kills 7 Million Every Year!

“7 million people die prematurely annually due to air pollution”, reported David Boyd, United Nations Special

Accelerate actions to slash tobacco use and advance health across the WHO South-East Asia Region

Tobacco use in all forms is a major cause of illness, disability, and death across the

Nepal Federal Budget FY 2019-20: Highlights & Announcements

Amid high expectations from industry and public, Nepal Government has announced its much-awaited Federal Budget for

UN Directs Nepal to Review Rape and Sexual Violence Law

In its recent move against human rights violation, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) directed

Nepal SC Orders University to Allow Indian Students to Appear in Annual Exams

Nepal’s Supreme Court has ordered a prominent university here to allow 32 Indian students pursuing medical

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