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

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…

The battle against COVID-19 in Nepal

The battle against COVID-19 in Nepal

Health TV Online/Kathmandu: Amidst the global pandemic of COVID-19, with very few nations spared and with new cases detected in…

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

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…

Sheltering street dogs to combat rabies

Sheltering street dogs to combat rabies

Kathmandu: I came to Kathmandu from China and living here to get story ideas as part of my journalism internship.…

Bogor declaration calls on countries to end tobacco use, Nepal to host Fifth APCAT

Bogor declaration calls on countries to end tobacco use, Nepal to host Fifth APCAT

Bogor, Indonesia : Mayors of various cities across South-East Asia have adopted a 12-point ‘Bogor declaration’ at the closing of the…

Dr Singh appointed WHO Regional Director for second term

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…

Right to health and clean environment : A Constitutional Mandate in Nepal

Right to health and clean environment : A Constitutional Mandate in Nepal

Its unanimously believed that the fundamental rights are those sacrosanct natural rights which are available to subjects living under the…

MenstruAction Consultative Workshop Kicks-Off

MenstruAction Consultative Workshop Kicks-Off

Kathmandu:  A consultative workshop with a message “MenstruAction. No time to rest:  Ensuring every girl in Nepal can thrive on…

Healthy diet for a world without diabetes

Healthy diet for a world without diabetes

Diabetes has become a public health problem. This disease is no more restricted to a particular boundary. It has become…

Families are the first line of defense in the battle to prevent and manage diabetes

Families are the first line of defense in the battle to prevent and manage diabetes

Families that know the signs, symptoms, risks and complications of diabetes are best positioned to prevent the disease and seek…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Having problem in kidney does not mean ‘we die’

Having problem in kidney does not mean ‘we die’

  Kathmandu:  Exactly before a decade or on 8 August 2008, Nepal started its first kidney transplantation. Today marks a…

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

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…

Only 66 percent of mothers in Nepal involve in ‘exclusive breast feeding’

Only 66 percent of mothers in Nepal involve in ‘exclusive breast feeding’

Kathmandu:  Though breastfeeding provides the strongest foundation for lifelong health, a study has shown that only 66% of mothers in…

Parliamentarians commit to health of women, children and adolescents

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…