Free health care services to quake-affected people

Free health care services to quake-affected people
Kathmandu, Jan 15: The Ministry of Health in coordination with the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to conduct special health care programmes for free to the earthquake survivors in the affected areas. A meeting between Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NRA Prof Dr Govindaraj Pokharel and Health Secretary Senendraraj Upreti held today dec...

Health Minister directs employees to ensure regular supply of medicines

Health Minister directs employees to ensure regular supply of medicines
Banepa, Jan 9: Minister for Health, Gagan Kumar Thapa, has directed the employees to ensure regular supply of medicines in Kavrepalanchowk. At a programme organised by the District Health Office, Kavrepalanchowk, at Dhulikhel on Monday, Minister Thapa said that the health office should make arrangement of medicine as the Ministry has received compl...

Hospital without obstetricians turns away women in labor

Hospital without obstetricians turns away women in labor
Gaighat (Udayapur), Dec 7: 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 spend thousands of rupees to go to Biratnagar and Dharan for delivery of babies and necessa...

Over 33,000 citizens receive government assistance in medical treatment

Over 33,000 citizens receive government assistance in medical treatment
Kathmandu, Nov 28: More than 33, 488 citizen with serious illness have received monetary assistance from the government for medical treatment in a year. The Health Service Department informed that it provided the assistance to 33, 488 citizens with serious illness under the poor citizens' medical treatment programme in the fiscal year 2015/016. The...

District hospital sees waste galore

District hospital sees waste galore
Solukhumbu, Nov 26: The District Hospital Faplu has seen stinking environment of late. The malodorous surrounding of the hospital has become quite offensive to the patients and caregivers. "My father is ill and being treated at the hospital. I have also become prone to sickness due to pungent smells emanating from the pile-up of garbage in the hosp...

Cancer-patient Tulki lacking treatment due to financial constraint

Cancer-patient Tulki lacking treatment due to financial constraint
Jumla, Nov 25: Tulki Nepali, a cancer-patient at Darma-1 in Jumla, has not been able to get proper medical attention due to her deplorable economic condition. Tulki was diagnosed with cervical cancer and referred to Bharatpur Cancer Hospital by Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla on November 14. Although a week and half has passed by sinc...

Girl child dies of dengue virus

Girl child dies of dengue virus
Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Nov 18: A girl child has died from dengue – the first dengue related death recorded this fiscal year in Chitwan district – which is reeling under a spate of the infection. The deceased has been identified as 11 – year – old from Khairehani Municipality – 11 in eastern Chitwan, said Kit Control Inspector, Ram Kumar KC, of Distr...

Exactly How Many Calories You Should Eat at Lunch to Lose Weight

Exactly How Many Calories You Should Eat at Lunch to Lose Weight
If you're trying to lose weight, you've probably packed a Mason jar saladwith a side of celery sticks for your midday meal more than once. But according to new research, your low-cal lunch might actually be working against you. A new study published American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating the bulk of your daily calories at lunch, ...

Dearth of essential medicines sends patients reeling

Dearth of essential medicines sends patients reeling
Phalebash (Parbat), Nov 11: The acute shortage of essential medicines distributed to the public for free in District Hospital Parbat has sent the patients reeling. The hospital is facing a shortage of essential medicines as cetamol and iron tablets used by expectant mothers among 17 different types of medicines. The government has provisioned fo...

Five dengue cases reported in Morang

Five dengue cases reported in Morang
Urlabari (Morang), Nov 10: A total of five people have been found infected with dengue in Urlabari area of Morang district. Bikram Sunar, Ram Kumar Rai, Kamala Shrestha, Sarita Thapa and Laxmi Sah in the district were confirmed as infected. Dengue was confirmed in them after conducting blood check-up, said the district public health office. Dengue...