The Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City has decided to ensure all services related to blood for free to the city dwellers in collaboration with the Blood Transfusion Service Centre.
Minister for Health and Population Padam Giri has directed the prompt management of booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines in view of the continued threat of the disease.
The largest-ever outbreak of bird flu is spilling over into mammals, including otters and foxes in the UK. Figures released to the BBC show the virus has led to the death of about 208 million birds around the world and at least 200 recorded cases in mammals.
The spread of measles continues in Banke, with 399 children confirmed to be infected with the viral respiratory disease.
Japan handed medical equipment for diabetic retinopathy patients to Kirtipur Eye Hospital in Kathmandu today.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that COVID-19 continues to constitute a public health emergency of international concern, its highest form of an alert.
Minister for Health and Population, Padam Giri, has warned that the operation license of those health institutions underpaying nurses would not be renewed.
The PM observed that the Center has been a center of hope and reliability for heart treatment, and that the team of the Center deserves kudos for this.
The 70th World Leprosy Day is being marked today by organizing different programmes under the theme of “Act Now. End Leprosy”. The World Leprosy Day is observed on the last Sunday of January every year.
Senior Ophthalmologist Sanduk Ruit has been felicitated
A total of 16 districts in the country are yet to be free of leprosy. According to information shared at a programme organised to mark the 70th World Leprosy Day here on Friday, the 16 districts are Jhapa, Morang, Siraha, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara, Parsa, Parasi, Rupandehi, Banke, Bardia, Kailali, Kanchanpur and Achham.
The Chitwan Medical College Cancer Institute in Chitwan has signed an agreement on skills, research, and technology exchange with Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center based in New Delhi of India.
India has approved its first nasal Covid vaccine. Made by Bharat Biotech, iNCOVACC is administered in the form of drops and stimulates an immune response in the tissues that line the nasal cavity.