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43 new Tuberculosis patients in Myagdi, Nepal Saturday, May 18th, 2019

MYAGDI: Altogether 43 new patients of Tuberculosis or TB have been detected in Myagdi this year. During the diagnosis of TB patients in all the six local levels of the district, 43 people were found carrying the disease as of mid-April. According to the Health Office, Myagdi, last year 56 people..

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Nepal’s Far-west State gets heavily hit by HIV/AIDS

KAILALI: Nepal's Far-west State has been hit hard by HIV/AIDS owing to the increasing number of migrant workers visiting Indian cities have returned home with infection. Kailali, the capital of the Sudur Paschim (Far-western) State, is the worst hit by the infection where the disease is locally..

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Employees’ adjustment to affect vaccination program in Nepal Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The vaccination program is to be affected this year due to the adjustment of health employees. The adjustment process has put an end to job quotas created in 2048 BS for vaccination program. With this, confusions have prevailed how the immunization drive of national priorities would go..

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Nepal Police set to drive against tobacco around hospital area Thursday, May 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal Police is all set to begin its drive against smokers, sellers and distributors of tobacco products for controlling the consumption and sale of tobacco items in around 100 meters of hospital areas in Kathmandu from May 12. “We will be deploying our squad to control smoking,..

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Unidentified disease seen in Jumla Tatopani, Western Nepal Sunday, May 5th, 2019

JUMLA: People of Sarmi at Tatopani rural municipality-7 in Jumla district, western Nepal have started falling ill due to an outbreak of an unidentified disease. The entire village of Sarmi has been affected by the disease, said Hemraj Kunwar, a teacher at Janata Sevak Basic School, Katiya Sarmi...

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10 people fall ill after consuming wild honey

DHADING: Ten people have fallen ill after consuming wild honey of at Rubivallet rural municipality of Dhading district on Sunday. They are Nopcha Lama, 52, Chyajom Tamang, 62, Himal BK, 20, Lalu BK, 24, Sushma Tamang, 15, Me Lama Tamang, 16, Menjit Maya Tamang, 42, Chok Bahadur Tamang, 52, Kanchha..

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One dies of viral fever in Far-West Nepal Saturday, May 4th, 2019

BAJURA: One person has died due to viral fever that has spread in Himali rural municipality, Far-West Nepal since the past week. The deceased has been identified Chanchakala Budha,55, of Kyudi in ward no. 5 of the rural municipality. Budha died on May 1. Majority of the residents in Kyudi and..

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Free Sanitary Pad To Nepal’s Community School Girls

Ranjan Bharadwaj, KATHMANDU: Despite all the controversies, Kanchana Jha is very much thankful to the President Bidya Devi Bhandari who presented Nepal government's policies and programmes on Friday . 38 years Kanchana who has been working for menstural hygiene in different districts of province..

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Viral fever hits Bajura, Far-West Nepal

BAJURA: Over 90 people have been so far treated for viral fever at Rugin of Himali rural municipality-5 in Bajura, Far-West Nepal. Kyudi and Nadapata of Rugin have been affected the most by the seasonal fever. According to District Public Health Office, Bajura chief Ashok Kumar Singh, a medical..

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The Global Consequences of a Sino-American Cold War Monday, May 20th, 2019

A few years ago, as part of a Western delegation to China, I met President Xi Jinping in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People. When addressing us, Xi argued that..