KATHMANDU, June 12: Minister for Health and Population Mohan Bahadur Basnet said that early preparedness should be the first condition for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and many disasters could be prevented if early preparedness activities are implemented robustly.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The Ministry of Health and Population has demanded a clarification from Dr Surendra Chaurasiya, the head of the supply branch of the Department of Health Services, who has been accused of accepting a bribe of Rs 50 million.
KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepal recorded 26 new cases of COVID-19 along with 77 recoveries and zero death from the virus on Wednesday, according to the information released by the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
KATHMANDU, March 25: The Ministry of Health and Population is preparing to approve research on marijuana for medicinal purposes. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada.
ITAHARI, March 1: The BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), a famed teaching hospital in Dharan, is desperately waiting for Rs 260 million from the Ministry of Health and Population of the federal government, which was spent on health insurance schemes of the patients.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Amid reports that some 2.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines procured by the government are unaccounted for, the Ministry of Health and Population has instructed its subordinate bodies to send the details of vaccines administered to eligible citizens across the country.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepal has been recording as many as 200 to 280 cases a day with at least one death recorded daily. So far, the country has recorded 826,901 cases of COVID-19 and 11,582 deaths from the virus, as of Saturday. Likewise, 810,271 people have recovered.
KATHMANDU, September 3: The Ministry of Health and Population is to start clinical trial of vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 and cholera. Nepal Health Research Council is set to initiate the clinical trial of mRNA and cholera vaccines against the two diseases.
KATHMANDU, June 16: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has said that the COVID-19 infection rate is still on the rise in 14 of the 77 districts despite prohibitory measures enforced to contain the spread of this viral disease.
KATHMANDU, May 28: Dr Krishna Prasad Paudel, director of the Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases Control Division has been appointed as the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population ( MoHP).
KATHMANDU, May 17: Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged District Administration Offices (DAOs) of 20 districts across the country to further tighten enforcement of ongoing prohibitory orders in view of rising cases of COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, April 21: Minister for Health and Population Hridayesh Tripathi has said that Nepal will also face serious impact from the corona infection if everyone does not strictly follow the public health protocols.
KATHMANDU, April 13: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has projected Nepal’s COVID-19 case tally to surpass the 600,000 mark with a daily rise of more than 11,000 by the upcoming three months.
KATHMANDU, March 31: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has urged chief district officers (CDOs) across the country to restrict all kinds of mass gatherings in view of the rising cases of COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: In view of the severe contagion of a new strain of the novel coronavirus discovered in the United Kingdom (UK), the government has asked the people arriving in Nepal from the UK between December 16 and 22 to stay at hotel quarantine for ten days.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Ministry of Health and Population has directed the private hospitals not to charge additional fees to the patients in the name of health care services on the pretext of COVID-19 treatment.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: A total of 5,699 persons who had earlier tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) recovered in the past one day, the Ministry of Health and Population said in its daily COVID-19 update.