#FLASH: Nepal has reported first coronavirus death. A 29-year-old female from Bahrabise of Sindhupalchowk who died while being taken to Dhulikhel hospital on Thursday for treatment tested positive for the deadly virus during PCR test at NPHL on Saturday, according to Health Ministry.
KATHMANDU, April 1: The government on Tuesday warned not to use rapid test kits for COVID-19. The advisor to the health minister, Dr Khem Karki, speaking during a press meet on Tuesday warned that the results of the kits are not reliable.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 13: Even though Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk wrote to the Ministry of Health about some suspected cases of novel coronavirus-like disease in Gumba village on Tuesday, the district health authorities on Wednesday, however, said that there is no need to panic since no such cases have been reported so far in that particular village.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 12: Even as Sindhupalchowk's Jugal rural municipality wrote to the Ministry of Health about some suspected cases of novel coronavirus-like disease in Gumba village yesterday, the district health authorities on Wednesday, however, said that there is no need to panic since no such cases have been reported so far in the village.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Despite a government decision of 2016 to provide free dialysis for those with chronic kidney disease, it has been found that patients are forced to pay a certain amount themselves to meet the cost of peritoneal dialysis.
A number of anomalies in public and private health institutes are being reported in recent times but the Ministry of Health under Upendra Yadav does not seem to be doing anything substantive to curb them and hold to account those who are neglecting their duties. One such mess recently reported concerns neglect of patients in Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu.