SIMKOT, Jan 2: A health post at Sarkegad Rural Municipality-4 in Humla district is reeling under the lack of medicines provided by the government for free, thus affecting patients visiting the health facility.

Mansari, 44, has 13 children

February 26, 2020 09:40 am

ROLPA, Feb 26: Mansari Pariyar does not know the formal names of her children. She calls them by their pet names such as Kale, Bhunti, Dauri and Dalle, among others. Her husband Bhansingh doesn't remember even the pet names, let alone the formal names which were given to his kids during some rituals. Mansari, 44, and Bhansingh, 38, have 13 children in total. They actually had 14 but one died last year.

BAJURA, Nov 12: Rejina Nepali, who gave birth to a healthy baby at the Chhatara Health Post in Bajura district on November 2, died six hours after the delivery at the health post. That was the fourth child of the deceased, a local of Bishan Bazar, Chhatara. Her family members have blamed her death on the 'health post's negligence'.

DHADING, May 29: Nutrition, comfort, sanitation and so on are not such familiar terms for Fulmaya Chepang of Brushbang hill of Rorang Rural Municipality. She always ate what was available around. There was no choice. Having to get a full meal would be considered a matter of luck. “There was never enough food to eat, even when I was a nursing mother. It has been a life full of miseries,” she laments.

DAMAK, Dec 10: An electrocardiogram (ECG) machine at a health post of Gauradaha Municipality in Jhapa is left unused in the absence of technicians to operate it. This machine was provided by the municipality for examining heart patients.

No hospital in East Rukum, locals suffer

September 22, 2018 02:10 am

RUKUM, Sept 22: A month ago, Hira Khadka of Sisne Rural Municipality-6, Rukumkot, suffered from fever. She went to a nearby health post for treatment but unfortunately, there were no health workers and medicines there. As a result, she had to return home carrying some commonly available drugs. A few days later, her family members were compelled to take her to Nepalgunj as her fever started getting worse.

Land donated to Health Post in Nuwakot

September 19, 2018 14:20 pm

NUWAKOT, Sept 19: Two aamaritans at Gosyang in Tarkeshwor Rural Municipality in Nuwakot district have donated a piece of their land to a local health post.

Office assistant murdered

August 22, 2018 11:49 am

BAITADI, Aug 22: An office assistant working at Marma health post in Darchula was murdered on Tuesday.