KATHMANDU, June 16: Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada has said that the implementation of the health insurance program would not be entrusted to private companies.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Minister for Health and Population, Birodh Khatiwada has said that the coordination and cooperation of all sides is necessary for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.

BANEPA, March 19: Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada said the government is sensitive to the health of citizens.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The British Ambassador to Nepal, Nicola Pollitt paid a courtesy call on Minister for Health and Population, Birodh Khatiwada, on Thursday and handed over 2.1 million doses of anti-COVID vaccines.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Minister for Health and Population, Birodh Khatiwada enquired about the health status of centenarian culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 17: Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada has said that the government is not in favor of a complete shutdown. At a discussion program organized by the government of Province 1 at the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers in Biratnagar on Sunday, Minister Khatiwada said that the government is not in favor of a complete shutdown.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada has urged the citizens who have already taken two doses of COVID-19 vaccines to take booster doses.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Dec 5: Minister for Health and Population, Birodh Khatiwada has said Nepal has a stock of 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines and asked all who received the second dose of vaccine to receive the third dose as well.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Minister for Health and Population Krishna Gopal Shrestha on Saturday inspected the COVID-19 Unified Central Hospital (Bir Hospital) in the capital.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Newly-appointed Minister for Health and Population, Sher Bahadur Tamang has expressed commitment to bring comprehensive reforms in the health sector in Nepal.

Minister Tripathi had indicated the middlemen as ‘powerful ghosts’

Academic institutions will be asked start virtual clases, says Health Minister Tripathi

‘People’s indifference to following precautionary measures against COVID-19 poses challenge in controlling infection rate’

KATHMANDU, July 30: Bibeksheel Nepali Party has demanded that the Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Health and Population apologize with "Enough is Enough" campaigners, and step down from their ministerial posts.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, July 2: New Zealand’s health minister resigned Thursday following a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus pandemic.

LONDON, March 27: Health minister Matt Hancock said on Twitter on Friday he has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at home with mild symptoms.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: While the country struggles with its biggest ever dengue outbreak, Health Minister Upendra Yadav has been out of country since Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Upendra Yadav made a surprise visit to the Singhadurbar Vaidyakhana Development Committee today.

CHITWAN, Mar 2: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav has called on one and all to contribute to a campaign of posthumous organs donation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav has expressed concern over the increase in the number of mental patients in Nepal every year due to illiteracy, unemployment, migration, social disintegration, poverty and natural disasters.