KATHMANDU, May 26: The government is conducting a polio vaccination campaign for children across the country from today. The government's campaign, scheduled to run until June 8, will administer the IPV vaccine.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The government is going to conduct a widespread search and vaccination campaign on May 13. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is going to conduct a massive search and vaccination campaign for all children under the age of five years who have missed their vaccination.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has warned doctors and health workers working under it that it is illegal for them to work full-time in private health institutions.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The government has started administering the second-does of HPV vaccine against cervical cancer.

KATHMANDU, Feb 29: More than half of the children diagnosed with measles in Nepal have not received the measles-rubella vaccine, as reported by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Harka Sampang, the mayor of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City, has written a letter to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), demanding the issue of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) be resolved amicably.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: A new variant of Covid-19 virus has been detected in Nepal. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) issued a statement on Monday and confirmed that a sub-variant of Omicron virus, 'JN.1' has been detected in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has issued a warning urging the public to remain cautious as the risk associated with the JN.1, a sub-variant of the Covid-19 virus, increases.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Dr Rabi Malla has been appointed as the new Executive Director at the Gangalal National Heart Center. He has been selected as Executive Director by Health Minister Mohan Bahadur Basnet.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Dr Santosh Paudel, a director of Bir Hospital, has filed a case at the Supreme Court (SC) for legal action after being removed from the post. A letter was sent to Director Paudel to appear at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) from December 1 on the instructions of Health and Population Minister Mohan Bahadur Basnet.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The Public Account Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives has requested the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) to provide the details of health supplies purchased during the Covid-19 pandemic to re-investigate the Omni scam related to the procurement of medicines.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The government has urged the bodies concerned to carry out works for the prevention of possible disease outbreak, malnutrition and psycho-social problems following an earthquake with its epicenter in Ramidanda of Jajarkot district last Friday night and for their proper management.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The government has appointed Dr Rajan Raj Bhatta as the director of the National Public Health Laboratory located in Teku. Minister for Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) Mohan Bahadur Basnet assigned Dr Bhatta the role of director in place of Dr Runa Jha.

Kathmandu, Oct 16: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged health institutions and authorities concerned across the country to be prepared for the proper management of lightning injuries and being safe from lightning.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: In a recent revelation, it has come to light that the majority of in vitro fertilization (IVF) centers in Nepal are operating without proper authorization. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has issued operating permits to only nine IVF centers across the country, leaving numerous others in violation of regulations.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Minister for Health and Population, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has said that as many as 2028 free beds will be available at government health facilities for indigent, helpless and neglected patients beginning Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 18: With the first confirmed case of monkeypox infection in the capital of Nepal on Saturday, the Ministry of the Health and Population (MoHP) has begun to make contingency plans to tackle this disease.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has appointed 14 doctors as focal persons for the treatment of monkeypox disease.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is simultaneously vaccinating children, who missed the regular schedule of vaccinations, today. Dr Abhiyan Gautam, chief of the Child Health and Immunization Section of the Family Welfare Division, informed Republica that the children who missed regular vaccinations will be vaccinated today.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed among 76 people in the last 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The government has confirmed 19 new cases of Covid-19 and 64 recoveries on Monday. The latest bulletin issued by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) says that 19 people were infected with the virus in the last 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The government has confirmed 60 new cases of Covid-19 and 55 recoveries on Sunday. The latest bulletin issued by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) says that 60 people were infected with the virus in the last 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged everyone to stay mandatorily in isolation for seven days if they are infected with Covid-19.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The government is conducting a national vitamin 'A' campaign for children from today. Dr Bivek Kumar Lal, Director of the Family Welfare Division of the Department of Health Services, informed Republica that the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is going to conduct a national vitamin ‘A’ campaign to provide vitamin ‘A’ and deworming medicine to children across the country today and tomorrow. He asked the parents to give vitamin 'A' and deworming medicine to the children through the nearby women community health volunteers.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Under the Ministry of Health and Population, the Department of Health Services has entered into a contract for the purchase of iron pills for pregnant women, causing a huge loss to the state. When the health minister was not appointed, the department entered into an agreement with JS Medical Pharma, the official seller of NovaGenetica Company, for the purchase of iron pills worth Rs 200 million, causing a loss of Rs 110 million to the state.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Covid -19 infections, which were close to zero for a long time, have increased again. More than 100 cases of corona infection have been seen daily and two people have died since the infection started increasing.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Ministry of Health and Population has instructed various health facilities to remain on standby in view of the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the country. The direction came as the daily graph of fresh COVID-19 cases has been going up lately.

KATHMANDU, April 12:  Nepal recorded 121 new cases of COVID-19 along with 81 recoveries and one death from the deadly virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, April 11: The Ministry of Health and Population has appealed to all to stay aware and alert in view of the growing cases of coronavirus infection. Further alertness is essential as the number of infections is likely to grow for more days.

KATHMANDU, April 9:  The Ministry of Health and Population has urged one and all to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in view of the rising coronavirus infection. The ministry has asked all to take the anti-COVID-19 shots as the infection is increasing daily.

KATHMANDU, March 20: With a few days left for the appointment of the new IGP, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) is preparing to introduce a new Police Act to replace the Nepal Police Act, 2012. The government is planning to introduce a new police act to remove the provision of the 30-year term of service in the existing police act.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Ministry of Health and Population has urged Nepal Medical Association (NMA) to withdraw its protest and resume regular services.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has asked people to be cautious as there is a risk of the new variant of Coronavirus BF-7 spreading in Nepal as well.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: With the sharp rise in dengue cases in the Kathmandu Valley of late, the government has provided a total of 550,000 units of Cetamol for 14 local units of Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts and 16 various hospitals.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16:  Nepal registered 110 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with 126 recoveries and one death from the virus, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Nepal registered 126 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, along with 137 recoveries and zero death from the virus, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal registered 203 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, along with 126 recoveries and zero death from the virus, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Nepal registered 179 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, along with 171 recoveries and one death from the virus, According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Nepal recorded 104 new cases of COVID-19 along with 201 recoveries and two deaths from the deadly virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: According to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal registered 227 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, along with 168 recoveries and one death from the virus.

KATHMANDU, August 26: Nepal registered 324 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with 418 recoveries and one death from the virus, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 25: Nepal recorded 444 new cases of COVID-19 along with 307 recoveries and three deaths from the deadly virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 23: According to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal registered 634 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, along with 417 recoveries and one death from the virus.

KATHMANDU, August 22: According to the data issued by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal registered 658 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, along with 456 recoveries and one death from the virus.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Nepal recorded 283 new cases of COVID-19 along with 479 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal recorded 542 new cases of COVID-19 along with 421 recoveries and zero death from the deadly virus on Thursday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 15: Nepal recorded 888 new cases of COVID-19 along with 474 recoveries and one death from the deadly virus on Monday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 14: Nepal recorded 455 new cases of COVID-19 along with 302 recoveries and two deaths from the deadly virus on Sunday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal recorded 263 new cases of COVID-19 along with 501 recoveries and two deaths from the deadly virus on Saturday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

KATHMANDU, August 12: Nepal recorded 781 new cases of COVID-19 along with 511 recoveries and two deaths from the deadly virus on Friday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).