KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepal received the fourth tranche of earthquake relief support of essential medical supplies from India. The essential medical supplies were handed over to the Government of Nepal by India on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Cherish Nepal Foundation completed a social awareness on rheumatology on October 30 and conducted a free health camp.  The foundation also distributed medical supplies to over 150 members from the Chepang community with the help of Dr Abhilasha Shah and her team.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Suresh Ghimire, chairperson of Chemicals and Medical Suppliers Association of Nepal (CHEMSAN) has said that the government does not have any mechanism to test medical equipment and chemicals in the country. He said that even though the import of medicines is managed in a systematic manner, the import of health equipment is controlled haphazardly.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: On 9th July 2021, Hotung paid the fees to airlift the cargo of 3.5 metric tons of medical supplies to Kathmandu. In sum, this private enterprise, with the help of the people of Hong Kong, resulted in Nepal receiving approximately 7 million dollars in the fight against Covid.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Australia has provided medical supplies to the Nepal Army to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU, May 26: South Korea has pledged to immediately provide medical supplies worth Rs 23.29 million (USD 200,000) to the Government of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 22:  A special cargo flight from Switzerland carrying medical supplies worth USD 8 million arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Saturday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 8: China has said that medical supplies including oxygen cylinders that Beijing is providing to Nepal in grants are ready to be delivered to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Ex-Gandaki Boarding Students’ Association (EGBOSA), Kathmandu, has provided medical supplies to Bir Hospital and National Trauma Center for the prevention of COVID-19 pandemic.

KATHMANDU,  June 17: South Korean government has provided some 40,000 complete sets of RT-PCR test kits to Nepal to help conduct mass testing of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The Embassy of Israel to Nepal on Tuesday provided medical support to combat the COVID-19 infection in Nepal on Tuesday.

BIRATNAGAR, June 1: The government of Province 1 has received medical supplies from the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

KATHMANDU, May 7: A Nepal Airlines charter flight is arriving in Kathmandu today, carrying medical supplies from Beijing.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The Chinese government has provided the third batch of medical supplies to Nepal, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The United Arab Emirates has provided medical supplies to Nepal on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 23: A total of 78,000 metric tonnes of foodstuffs have been imported in 29 days after the beginning of lockdown.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Two Nepal Airlines wide-body aircraft carrying medical supplies and equipment from Guangzhou, China landed at Tribhuvan International Airport Friday morning.

Quest for cure

April 14, 2020 09:23 am

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KATHMANDU, April 13: The SAARC member states that contributed to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund of the regional block have reached an understanding to mobilize the amount to supply medicines, medical equipment and other logistics available in their respective countries if any of the member states makes request for these medical supplies.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) has started the process to blacklist Omni Group, the company accused of being involved in financial irregularities while procuring essential medical supplies required to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Nepal Army (NA) has been dragged into a controversy again. It is not because of the national army's own doings, though.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) operated a chartered flight on Thursday to bring C from Guangzhou, China.

KATHMADU, April 2: The government has entrusted the Army to import COVID-19 related medical supplies.

KATHMANDU, March 30: A Nepal Army sky truck which was flying to Sudurpaschim Province carrying medical supplies to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus returned mid-way without delivering the dispatch today morning.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Although officials at Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) claimed that they decided to procure medical supplies without following competitive bidding process, medical suppliers in the country have dismissed the claim, saying that sealed quotation invited by the ministry was ignored in collusion with certain business group.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Dozens of packets filled with medical supplies from neighboring country China arrived in Kathmandu to assist Nepal in its fight against the deadly COVID-19 were handed over to the government officials today.