Embassy requests GoN to assist for departure of US citizens from Nepal

  Health TV Online/Kathmandu: In response to the growing COVID-19 cases, the Embassy of the United States of America in…

Nepal reports second case of COVID-19, a woman returned from France tested with positive

Health TV Online/Kathmandu: Second case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Nepal. A 19 year-old-woman who returned from France via…

Dr Singh appointed WHO Regional Director for second term

Kathmandu:  Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has been appointed Regional Director for World Health Organization South-East Asia, for a second five-year…

WHO reveals harmful use of alcohol is killing more than 3 million people

Kathmandu: A report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday revealed that more than 3 million people died…

UN to open humanitarian medical air bridge

Kathmandu: The United Nations is preparing to open a humanitarian medical air bridge for Yemeni civilians who are suffering from…

Nepal to implement climate project to improve health surveillance systems

Kathmandu: An inception workshop to launch a DFID-funded programme ‘Delivering climate resilient water and sanitation in Africa and Asia’, a…

WHO calls to strengthen emergency medical teams for better response to disasters

Kathmandu – The World Health Organization today called upon countries to strengthen emergency medical teams, to be better prepared to…

Nepal to make essential medicines affordable to all

Kathmandu: Nepal has committed to make essential medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and medical devices affordable and accessible to all. Participating in…

Only 24 percent medical students pass licensing exam

Kathmandu: Only 24 percent of the MBBS graduates have managed to pass the medical licensing examination conducted by the Nepal…

Nepal among six nations controlling rubella; DPR Korea and Timor-Leste eliminate measles 

Kathmandu: The Regional Verification Commission, an independent body of experts that met in New Delhi from 31 July to 2…

Parliamentarians commit to health of women, children and adolescents

Kathmandu: Parliamentarians of the WHO South-East Asia Region have committed to health and wellbeing of women, children and adolescents adopting…

‘Urgent action is needed to counter viral hepatitis,’ says WHO Regional Director

Kathmandu: The World Health Organization’s Regional Director for South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has said “Urgent action is needed to…

Myanmar to scale up high impact policies to reduce tobacco use

Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar organized a conference aimed in reducing tobacco use and other risk factors associated to non-communicable diseases…

Minister resigns over indecent remarks on medical students

  Kathmandu: Law Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang, who was under extreme criticism for his indecent remarks on Nepalese female students…