Medical bill not disputable: Speaker Mahara

Medical bill not disputable: Speaker Mahara
Dang / Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the National Medical Education Bill endorsed by the House in a due process should not be made the agenda of protest. Talking to media persons briefly at Tarigaun Airport in Dang today, the Speaker was of the view that none was expected to make the document passed by the parliament as an issue of agitat...

Free eye camp benefits Lamki folks

Free eye camp benefits Lamki folks
Lamki: A total of 1,575 people underwent eye check-up at a free eye camp organised at Bhuruwa of Lamki, Kailali, on Saturday. This was the first health camp of such a kind held in the village, said locals.The camp jointly organised by the Kisan Multipurpose Limited, Lamki and Charity of Health Society was technically supported by Dhangadhi Netralay...

Remote village gets health post building

Remote village gets health post building
Baglung / A health post building has been constructed at Pala village in Kathekhola Rural Municipality-1, Baglung. According to ward chairman Khadka Thapa, the building was constructed at the cost of Rs 16.6 million from the Urban Development and Building Construction Division Office, Baglung.Jayandra Shrestha, Proprietor of Galwa Jayalaxmi JV, sha...

15 cataract patients receive surgery service from camp

15 cataract patients receive surgery service from camp
Damauli/ Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) Tanahun district chapter organised a health camp for the treatment of different patients with special focus on eye patients at Thuldhunga in Bhanu Municipality-13.In the two-day camp concluded on Wednesday, surgery of 15 cataract patients was carried out for free while 750 plus others received different healt...

Nepal playing second practice game today

Nepal playing second practice game today
Kathmandu / The youth national football team which is undergoing training in Thailand in preparation for the Asian Games is playing a practice match with the Thai Under-23 team today. The match is being played at Thammasat University ground, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) stated. Earlier, the Nepali youth team lost to the Police...

Health facilities in Udayapur facing shortage of snake antivenom

Health facilities in Udayapur facing shortage of snake antivenom
Gaighat, Udayapur / Katari hospital and Nepal Army-run health centre are reeling under shortage of snake venom antiserum for the past two months creating difficulties for the health facilities to deal with increasing number of snakebite patients. So much so that approximately half a dozen snakebite patients of Katari area died for want of timely...

Tribhuvan-Chandra Military Hospital starts services from new building

Tribhuvan-Chandra Military Hospital starts services from new building
Kathmandu /Chief of the Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri inaugurated the newly-constructed building of the Tribhuvan-Chandra Military Hospital here today. Health services to the soldiers and their dependants have also been started from this building rebuilt with the investment through the Army Welfare Fund. The hospital was constructed in comme...

16 people catch bird flu at Vietnam’s hospital

16 people catch bird flu at Vietnam’s hospital
Vietnam's Health Ministry has recommended the public some measures to prevent A/H1N1 influenza after 16 people caught the virus from a patient at Ho Chi Minh City's Tu Du Hospital.Doctors on Friday found a local woman running a high fever accompanied by bodily pain while she was visiting Tu Du Hospital, a major maternity institution in Vietnam, for...

Chair Dahal takes stock of Yadav’s health condition

Chair Dahal takes stock of Yadav’s health condition
Newly formed Nepal Communist Party chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has reached the Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu on Friday to take stock of the health condition of Minister for Industry and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav.Minister Yadav, who is suffering from skin infection and headache, is currently undergoing treatment in the Hosp...

Over 17,000 receive medical treatment under PCMTP

Over 17,000 receive medical treatment under PCMTP
Kathmandu: More than 17,000 people received medical treatment in the past one year under the government's poor citizens' medical treatment programme (PCMTP), officials said. Altogether 17,218 new and old patients suffering from various diseases like cancer, kidney, heart and spinal cord complications among others received treatment from various ...