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Dr Prakash Budhathoky

The author is a treasurer at Central Executive Committee of Nepal Medical Association

Understanding COVID-19: Dos and Don’ts

Published On: May 19, 2021 12:23 PM NPT By: Dr Prakash Budhathoky

If the patient is given steroid (dexamethasone)/LMWH/antiviral at the onset of pneumonia (Day 3), mortality should be an exception and not a rule.

Combating HIV AIDS

Published On: March 4, 2021 08:30 AM NPT By: Dr Prakash Budhathoky

Individuals can reduce the risk of infection by limiting exposure to risk factors.

Take care of your mouth

Published On: December 29, 2020 06:29 AM NPT By: Dr Prakash Budhathoky

Studies have shown than mouthwash and toothpaste can help slow down Covid-19 transmission.

Expectations and reality

Published On: August 21, 2020 01:22 PM NPT By: Dr Prakash Budhathoky

The budget of this fiscal year was unveiled on May 28 amid the threats of Covid-19 pandemic. Since then, discussions have taken place in the parliament and the political circles regarding whether the budget has addressed the need to develop quality health care infrastructures, medicines and equipment and to expand the services of skilled doctors and health workers for the prevention, control and treatment of the disease. There was a significant increase in budget of the health sector but it was not up to the expectation and need of the time.

How cult practices contributed to Covid-19 spread

Published On: July 9, 2020 08:40 AM NPT By: Dr Prakash Budhathoky

Cult practices are found to be responsible for spread of infection in a number of countries.