KATHMANDU, April 4: The Department of Health and Population of the CPN-UML submitted a memorandum on Wednesday to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav, urging him to take initiatives for amending contradictory laws in the health sector. A team led by the head of the department, Krishna Gopal Shrestha, submitted a 15-point memorandum to Minister Yadav.

Kathmandu, Aug 14: United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Nepal, Hanaa Singer- Hamdy, today paid a courtesy call on Minister for Health and Population, Mohan Bahadur Basnet.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Government authorities have found extreme negligence in matters related to human health while monitoring pharmacies in the valley on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Minister for Health and Population, Padam Giri, has pledged maximum reforms and transformations in the health sector.

DOTI, Dec 20: Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim province Trilochan Bhatta has said that there will be no shortage of funds required for the health sector as saving people's lives is a key duty of the government.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that radical changes are needed to improve the country’s health sector. Addressing an interaction on Friday, Dahal said that radical change in terms of policy and its implementation should be brought in the health sector.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The British government has decreased the assistance budget it has been providing to the public health sector of South Asian countries including Nepal as well as other countries at a time when the world is facing the COVID-19 pandemic.

GANDAKI, June 15: Eight district presidents of Nepali Congress (NC) from Gandaki Province have demanded the provincial government to prioritize the health sector in the forthcoming budget.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The government is looking forward to receiving loans worth Rs 5.84 billion (US $ 50 million) from the World Bank (WB) to improve the country’s health sector.

Dr KC’s 20th round of hunger strike was to begin on Wednesday

“The government has always agreed to fulfill my demands, but the promises have never been implemented. This fast-unto-death is my decisive battle for reforms in the medical sector."

TIKAPUR, Aug 12: There has been an immediate, hard impact of the Civil Servants Adjustment Act on the health sector. Hundreds of thousands of patients across the country have been affected as health workers and doctors have started leaving hospitals for their new postings following the adjustment process of civil servants and government officials in the federal structure.

JUMLA, Sept 5: There are four government health institutions in Chandanath Municipality of the district headquarters Khalanga. Sadly, all of them are facing a medicine crunch at the moment.