KATHMANDU, May 18: An act of physical assault against health professionals or employees over issues related to medical treatment is now a punishable offense.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Beating up health workers is punishable according to the new provisions incorporated in the Ordinance on the Security of Health Workers and Health Institutions.

Doctors, nurses and health staff have to face occupational hazards, including infectious diseases, contaminated puncture wounds, radiation, solvent and chemical exposures, and psychological stress among others.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal's public health professionals have disagreed with a recent report titled "Modeling of COVID-19 Strategies in Nepal".

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Nepali and Japanese health professionals residing in Japan have organized a seminar on improving health care system in Nepal in Tokyo.