Monday 1st June 2020

World Health Day 2019 – Universal Health Coverage: Health for All

World Health Day 2019 (April 7, Sunday) falls midway between the 2018 Global Conference on Primary

Nepal Weekly News Round-up: March 30-April 05, 2019

March 30-April 05, 2019 has been an important week for Nepal because of the important updates

WHO South-East Asia Region Marks Five Years ‘Polio-free’ Certification

New Delhi, 27 March 2019 – On March 27, WHO South-East Asia Region was certified polio-free, proving wrong

Nepal World Water Day 2019: The Journey to More Sustainability

“Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right.” The world celebrates ‘World Water

Nepal Records Over Five Lakh Unplanned Pregnancies Annually!

Every year, Nepal records around 539, 000 unintended pregnancies! Most of the pregnancies occur in the

Promote Gender Equality, WHO SE Asia urges Health Authorities

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate the courage, strength and capacity of ‘ordinary’ women

Campaign Heal Nepal to Resume Nepal’s Fight Against Leprosy!

The Nepal Government had successfully reached the elimination target for leprosy in 2009 with less than

Nepal Health Alert: Rabies on Rise, Despite Government Commitment to End Epidemic by 2030

Hundreds of people are contracting rabies in the capital city, adding to Kathmandu’s growing concerns. This

“Health Systems Must Provide Cancer Screening, Detection and Diagnosis at all Levels of Care”

Cancer is far from an equal-opportunity killer. In 2018 – 18.1 million new cases developed worldwide,

Nepal Upper House Passes ‘Medical Education Bill’ Despite Strong Protest

The controversial Nepal Medical Education Bill was endorsed by the Upper House of the Parliament amid

NMA Protests Against Government Over Dr KC Govind’s Demands

The heat and disagreement over the bill continue to disrupt the provision of services in Nepal’s

Heat Intensifies over Nepal Medical Education Bill, KC Writes Open Letter!

Nepal’s renowned surgeon and social activist KC Govind has written an open letter to lawmakers! While

#LifeAfterCancer : Survivors Perform Ramp Walk in Nepal!

Cancer is a horrifying experience for anyone. But, it’s not at all an obstacle for those

Nepal House of Representatives Endorses Much-Awaited Medical Education Bill

The much-debated Nepal medical education bill is finally endorsed! On January 09, 2019, the Education and

Manisha Koirala’s Healed: The Story of a Fallen Soldier yet an Unconquered Warrior

Etched in our memories forever will remain the glorious face of a Nepali teen who stole

Nepal 2018 Highlights: Path of Progress Began!

Learning from the past, improving in the present and excelling in the future is the cycle

Nepal Made Remarkable Progress in Child, Maternal Health’

Nepal has made remarkable achievements in improving healthcare access to its citizens. Nepali Minister of Health

Tuberculosis on Rise in Sudurpaschim of Nepal

Tuberculosis (TB) is spreading its way in the Sudurpaschim Province of Nepal. As the latest reports

Change Your Life with ‘Mindfulness’ Meditation

“The thing about meditation is: You become more and more you.” – David Lynch Despite its

How to Lose Weight With a Nepali Diet?

As one of the most diverse nations in the world, Nepal has produced some truly amazing

World Diabetes Day 2018: 4% of Nepal Population Diabetic!

The whole world is observing the World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2018-19 on November 14, 2018 under

WHO Calls for Policy-Shift, Investment on Sanitation Measures

“The world will not reach the goal of universal sanitation coverage – where every person in

Nepal Suffers Short Supply of Tetanus Vaccines

In an alarming situation pointing at insufficient supply of medicinal drugs in Nepal, the country is


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