Celebrate Holi in an Ecofriendly Way

Celebrate Holi in an Ecofriendly Way
Synthetic and artificial colours can harm your health and especially your skin in disastrous ways. Here are a few reasons why you should stay away from them and opt for a safe and eco-friendly Holi: The artificial colours available at your local grocery store are made from non-food grade dyes, such as metal, leather, plastic and paper. Just ima...

Nepal launches pathology test for Zika virus

Nepal launches pathology test for Zika virus
Kathmandu, March 20: Nepal has started lab test for Zika virus which has taken an epidemic turn in South America. The disease that is caused by the day-time active Aedes mosquitoes has largely affected the South American countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) provided 'polymerase chain reaction kits' to Nepal to undergo lab test of the viru...

Mobile app launched on medical information

Mobile app launched on medical information
Kathmandu, March 19: A new internet site and mobile app were launched today with an aim to facilitate public access to medical service. Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai, launched the online portal, www.hamrodoctor.com and the mobile app created by the Best Media Creation. On the occasion, Minister Rai stressed on economic p...

Bir Hospital starts MRI service

Bir Hospital starts MRI service
Kathmandu, March 18: The oldest running state-owned Bir Hospital has introduced the MRI service to carter to the needs of patients with a promise of affordable service. Minister for Health, Ram Janam Chaudhary, inaugurated the service introduced at an investment of Rs 86.1 million at the hospital. The Minister also pledged to leave no stone unturne...

Date expired medicines in market

Date expired medicines in market
Jajarkot, March 18: The date expired medicines have been sold out in local markets for no effective monitoring. Stakeholders complained that the wrong practice has been in place due to ignorance on part of the monitoring authority concerned. It is reported that the out-of-date daily consumptive goods are being transacted in over a dozen markets in...