Immunization for better health

February 13, 2020 10:01 am

Why do parents choose not to vaccinate their children against measles and rubella? Why do they fail to complete the second dose?

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Environmental health, child health advocates, governments, and paint industries are uniting this week from October 20 to 26 for the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Every year, World Breastfeeding Week(WBW) is celebrated from August 1 to August 7 throughout the world.

A recent study by Vanderbilt researchers of 11 counties in Middle Tennessee revealed that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were nearly 2.5 times more likely than children without ASD to be reported to the Child Abuse Hotline by the age of 8.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The Ministry of Health and Population is administering Vitamin A capsule and De-worming tablet to the children below five years across the nation on October 31 and November 1.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 29: “Unsafe abortions cause the deaths of some 47,000 women each year and a further five million suffer some form of temporary or permanent disability,” said the UN Human Rights Council Working group, on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice.