WASHINGTON, Aug 1: A new US Senate resolution calls for declassifying all 9/11-related materials because the documents may expose hitherto unknown ties between terrorists and foreign countries, five lawmakers said in a press release.
JUMLA, July 16: As the health of Dr Govinda KC continued to worsen Sunday, the 16th day of his fast-unto-death, doctors attending him were preparing to place him on a ventilator. Dr KC is on a fast-unto-death demanding crucial reforms in the medical education sector. Dr KC has developed several health problems, according to doctors, according to the doctors.
JUMLA, July 13: Two Bir Hospital doctors deployed by the government to look after the treatment of Dr Govinda KC in Jumla have not been able to get involved in his treatment following his refusal to be treated by doctors sent by the government. Both of these doctors have been limited to the outdoors of the hospital where they receive updates on Dr KC’s health from doctors from Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) who have been looking after Dr KC.
JUMLA, July 6: Stating that no action of the government other than addressing his demands for medical education reforms is important, Dr Govinda KC has refused the services of doctors sent to Jumla, where he is on a fast-unto-death since the last six days. “The health personnel in Jumla itself will save my life, I will not accept help from the team sent by the government,” said the senior orthopedic surgeon. This is his 15th fast-unto-death in support of his cause.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: After Kathmandu University (KU) initiated the process last month to take action against the doctors who were found involved in plagiarism, Tribhuvan University's (TU) Institute of Medicine (IOM) is also preparing to grill the doctors over the matter.
KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Doctors in Nepal who are into teaching are found sporadically to be plagiarizing research papers in order to get promoted to professor or to get scholarships for further studies. However, no one has faced action for plagiarizing due to lack of a record keeping system.
KATMANDU, Oct 13: Bali Medical Journal (BMJ) in Indonesia has blacklisted five Kathmandu University doctors and one Indian doctor after learning that a research article published by them in the journal had been lifted from the Nepal Medical College Journal.
KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Thousands of patients across the country were deprived of medical treatment at hospitals where doctors shut down the OPD (out patient department) services to protest a proposed law on malpractice compensation.
KATHMANDU, August 1: Residential doctors at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital(TUTH) have made a decision to shun the OPD services from Wednesday in protest of the government ’s cavalier attitude toward Dr Govinda KC’s demand for the overhaul of medical education system.
RUPANDEHI, Feb 20: Doctors of Lumbini Zonal Hospital have halted regular services in the hospital from early morning Monday seeking their security, protesting against the manhandling of a doctor by the visitors of a patient.
ILAM, Feb 18: In the hope of getting better health services than in their villages, dozens of people from the remote areas throng the district hospital in Ilam everyday. However, neither are they supplied with adequate free medicines nor do they get to meet the doctors when needed.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: After doctors did not show any interest in working on contract at government hospitals outside Kathmandu Valley, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has come up with a plan to hire specialists for at least six months for working in the remote districts.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: After the talks between the government and Dr Govinda KC's team ended inconclusively Tuesday, various medical organizations have threatened to launch stringent protests from Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Resident doctors at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) have decided to boycott the out-patient department (OPD) services from Friday in a show of support for the ongoing hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC, a senior professor at the Institute of Medicine (IoM).
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: All the resident doctors at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) will boycott classroom activities from Sunday, in a show of support for the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Hundreds of patients were affected after all resident doctors of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj, Kathmandu boycotted Out Patient Department (OPD) services from Tuesday in support of the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC, a senior professor at the Institute of Medicine.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Resident doctors at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) are all set to boycott the out-patient department (OPD) from Tuesday, in support of the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC, senior professor at the Institute of Medicine (IoM).
DOLAKHA, Sept 30: Many patients who had reached Charikot, the district headquarters of Dolakha, for treatment were deprived of treatment as the Charikot Hospital remained closed due to 'hooliganism by locals' over the death of a baby during treatment. Even emergency services were halted on Thursday.
BIRGUNJ, Sept 22: The District Court of Parsa on Wednesday dismissed cases filed against eight doctors by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police of using bogus credentials to become doctors.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Former President Ram Baran Yadav is a very lucky person in a country where people of far flung VDCs are deprived of even the basic medicines. The state has never hesitated to loosen its purse strings when it comes to his treatment.
KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Doctors at Bir Hospital, who have been attending to Ganga Maya Adhikari, said that they have been providing fluids and total parenteral nutrition (TPN) [which supplies all daily nutritional requirements].
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today directed the concerned authorities to stop medical doctors, who are under investigation on the charge of holding fake academic certificate, from carrying out medical practice.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) said that it has deployed doctors to control scrub typhus that is spreading in several districts.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Every day about a dozen senior leaders of the major political parties, lawmakers, human rights activities and civil society members reach Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) to take note of the health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a fast-unto-death since the last 11 days
KATHMANDU, July 13: The doctors associated with the National Resident Doctors' Association (NRDA) have tied black arm band in their arms to express solidarity with Dr Govinda KC who is staging fast-unto-death yet again for four days.
KATHMANDU, July 13: Students pursuing MBBS and higher degree under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) warned the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) administration not to overlook the deteriorating health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who is on a fast-unto-death since Sunday evening.
KATHMANDU, JULY 12: Nepal Resident Doctors Association at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) on Monday expressed its solidarity with the ongoing hunger-strike staged by TUTH professor and senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC.
KATHMANDU, July 9: A medical team of Indian doctors has arrived in Kathmandu for additional examination of Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashanka Koirala who is undergoing treatment at OM Hospital.
KATHMANDU, July 9: NC General Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala, was rushed to Om Hospital after he complained of abdominal pain and breathing difficulties on Tuesday evening. Doctors at the hospital, however, noticed how critical he was only on Wednesday morning when he became unconscious.
KATHMANDU, June 19:Nepal Medical Council (NMC), the regulatory body for all medical doctors, has started investigations into the educational certificates of all 16,000 doctors to whom it has provided practicing licenses so far.