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...

Dearth of essential medicines hits district hospital

Dearth of essential medicines hits district hospital
Phalebash (Parbat), Oct 30: The Parbat District Hospital is facing an acute shortage of essential medicinal supplies for the past one month forcing the patients towards the receiving end of the outrageous shortfall. The cetamol tablets used in minor fever, metronidazole used to counter diarrhoea, amoxicillin antibiotic used to contain bacterial tra...

Exactly How to Use Cheat Days to Lose More Weight

Exactly How to Use Cheat Days to Lose More Weight
Get a head start on starch. Cooking and then cooling potatoes, pasta, and rice converts some of their carbs into what's known as resistant starch, a fiber-like substance that your body can't digest. As it passes through your system, it occupies space in your stomach, filling you up. Besides helping you feel sated, one study showed that repla...

Scrub Typhus claims two

Scrub Typhus claims two
Dhangadhi, Oct 18: At least two people have lost their lives to scrub typhus in Kailali in the past one and a half months. Among the deceased are Krishna Bogati, 15, of Pahalmanpur VDC and Sagun Ranabhat, 24, of Fulbari VDC. Bogati breathed her last on last August 29 and Ranabhat on September 10 while undergoing treatment, shared Vector Control Su...

Scrub typhus claims girl’s life

Scrub typhus claims girl’s life
Chitwan, Oct 18: A 13 – year – old girl has died while undergoing treatment for scrub typhus in Chitwan district. The girl from Kalika Municipality – 6 died from scrub typhus, Chitwan Medical College said. Hospital Director, Dr Dayaram Lamsal, said the girl was admitted to the hospital on September 13. She died in course of treatment on Monday. Th...

119 infected with dengue in Chitwan

119 infected with dengue in Chitwan
Ratnanagar, Oct 7: A total of 119 persons have been found to have been infected with Dengue in Chitwan since mid-August. Majority of the infections have been reported in eastern Chitwan with high rates in Ratnanagar municipality, according to Pest control inspector at the District Public Health Office Ram Kumar KC. The total number of infections l...

Hospital services should be people-friendly:Minister Thapa

Hospital services should be people-friendly:Minister Thapa
Bhimdattanagar (Kanchanpur), Oct 5: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa today visited Bhimdattanagar-based Mahakali Zonal Hospital. During the visit, he took stock of the hospital.  Meanwhile, addressing a programme organised by the hospital administration, he stressed the need to make hospital services people-friendly. "The hospital does not seem a...

Minister Thapa urges parliamentarians to support Dr KC’s cause

Minister Thapa urges parliamentarians to support Dr KC’s cause
Dhangadi, Oct 5: Minister for Health Gagan Thaha has sought cooperation from parliamentarians to save life of Dr Govinda KC who is currently staging fast-unto-death for the ninth time. Speaking at a press conference in Dhangadi today, Minister Thapa recalled that he had requested the senior orthopedic surgeon not to stage hunger strike, pledging t...

Treatment of scrub typhus to be free

Treatment of scrub typhus to be free
Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Sept 9: The treatment of 'Scrub Typhus' will be cost-free in government run hospitals of Chitwan after 200 treatment kits were made available for the Bharatpur Hospital by Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control Division. "We have already provided the Bharatpur Hospital with the kit," Public Health Office, Chitwan's Inf...