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Over 11,000 patients with cataract received treatment in past one year in Dang

Dang, Jan 3: More than 11,000 patients with cataract have undergone surgery at Rapti Eye Hospital in the past one year, the hospital administration said.  Out of the total 220,059 people suffering from different eye ailments having received tre...

Health Minister not well-informed about actual staff quota under Ministry

Kathmandu, Jan 3: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa said he is yet to know the number of employee posts under the Ministry.  Speaking at a programme organised by the Green Tara, a non-government organisation, to unveil its report on the health ...

Tips for good skin... cosmeceutical facts!

Cosmeceuticals is one of the most rapidly expanding $280 billion global industry, growing steadily at the rate of 10% per year. Cosmeceuticals include all cosmetics, foods and chemicals that enhance beauty. Signs of ageing - dull, tight, rough skin,...

POST EFFECT MANAGEMENT AFTER EARTHQUAKE

The majority of death immediately after a natural disaster like earthquake are directly associated with blunt trauma, crush-related injuries and burn injuries. The 25th April 2015 Nepal earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people and injured approximately 22...

UK first country to legally offer 'three-parent' gene therapy

LONDON: Britain’s fertility regulator on Thursday gave the green light for the country to become the first in the world to legally offer “three-parent baby” fertility treatments. The technique would allow women who carry disease-ca...

Health service national strategy unveiled

Kathmandu, Dec 15: The Health Ministry has come up with a 15-year strategy aiming to increase the access of people including the disadvantaged, landless squatters, migrant workers and marginalized sections to health services. The 'National Str...

Hospital director: 160 dead in collapsed Nigerian church

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Metal girders and the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 160 people with the toll likely to rise, a hospital director said Sunday. Mortuaries in the city of Uyo are o...

81 percent of Vietnamese population covered by health insurance

HANOI, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Health insurance has covered some 80.8 percent of Vietnamese population, according to Pham Luong Son, deputy director of Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI) on Monday. It is now for sure that Vietnam will realize the target o...

Cigarettes company always kills their best customer early !

“Winners never quit, and quitters never win”; the saying doesn’t   apply to cigarettes. Real winners are the ones who do quit smoking. Although smoking rates in developed countries have been slowly declining but use is on...

Dr KC: A one-man army against medical mafia in Nepal

KATHMANDU: The entire country felt a sigh of relief when government representatives finally gave in to the just demands of Dr Govinda KC and forged an agreement with him (for the tenth time, of course) to break his latest round of fast-unto-death. B...

Hospital without obstetricians turns away women in labor

Udayapur-  The expectant mothers arriving at the District Hospital Udayapur are dumbfounded when they are told that the hospital is facing a dearth of maternity service related doctors for the past two months. The women in labor are forced to s...

Stress and Health: Overcoming an Age-old Battle

It’s funny how stress tends to sneak up on even the best of us, and usually when we least expect it. In fact, everyone goes through stressful moments be it at home or in the workplace. Picture yourself being stuck in traffic, in a job you can&rsq...

Dr Agrawal appointed as new IOM dean

Kathmandu, Dec 3: Tribhuvan University Executive Council today appointed Prof Dr Jagadish Agrawal as the dean of Institute of Medicine (IOM). The Council appointed Dr Agrawal to the post to be effective from today after dean KP Singh resigned from the...

IoM Dean resigns, Hunger strike continues

Kathmandu, Dec 2: Dean of the Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine (IoM), Prof Dr Keshav Prasad Singh, resigned from the post on Friday. Organising a press conference at Teaching Hospital, Prof Dr Singh said he submitted his resignation lette...

Sit-in in support of Dr KC

Biratnagar, Dec 1: A one-hour sit-in was organised at the Koshi Zonal Hospital here on Thursday in support of the agitating Dr Govinda KC. Dr KC has been staging a hunger strike in Kathmandu demanding reforms in the medical education and health sector....

Manipal college padlocked

  Pokhara - Students of the Pokhara-based Manipal Medical College have padlocked its main gate on Wednesday, saying that their academic activities have been disrupted due to conflict between the faculty teachers and college administration. Stu...

NHRC urges govt. to be serious to save life of agitating Dr KC

  Kathmandu, Nov 28: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called upon the government to find out a solution through dialogue to save life of agitating Dr Govinda KC. Dr KC has been staging a hunger strike at the premises of Tribhu...

Committee formed to nominate KU Vice-Chancellor

  Banepa, Nov 28: A three-member committee has been formed under the chair of Education Minister and Pro-Chancellor of Kathmandu University Dhanrirma Poudel on Monday to nominate KU Vice-Chancellor. The 75th meeting of the Kathmandu University...

Dialogue with Dr KC ends inconclusively

  Kathmandu, Nov 28: Talks between the government representatives and team of Dr Govinda KC, who is on a hunger strike, ended inconclusively on Monday. Though the talks began with a positive note nothing concrete was yielded at the end, said S...

Issues with Critically ill child

                If we attend workshops or conferences, we always learn and may help our patients by serving them in a better way. Thanks to Nepal Pediatric Critical Care Society...

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