The Nepal we need in post-COVID-19

April 21, 2020 11:25 am

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Nepalis to rethink the path of development. We are entering a new reality of frequent global pandemics and of ensuing recessions in which each society must seek to meet its own basic needs. At this time, there is a lot that we Nepalis can learn from the way we have, until just recently, been.

I lost my mother to cancer. Therefore, sharing my story gives me a purpose. I have had the privilege of inspiring healthcare professionals, survivors and caregivers with a first-hand account of hardships. I have learned the following from my mother’s battle with cancer.

PARBAT, Oct 24: A telemedicine center brought into operation at Thanamaula of Phalebas municipality-8 in Parbat by the local Char Bhanjyang Service Center has been providing its services to a good number of people since the beginning, winning the people's trust.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Max Healthcare, an Indian healthcare provider,has established its Patient Assistance Center in Kathmandu.

In days when even a 12-year-old in an Indian city would be carrying a smartphone and riding to school on a moped, in Baijnath village in UP’s Sonbhadra district, even pregnant women have to be carried to the nearest hospital on cots.

On Monday, Donald Trump tweeted that people in the UK were marching on the streets because their universal healthcare system is broken and not working.

WASHINGTON, July 20: President Donald Trump took Senate Republicans to task on Wednesday for failing to reach a deal on overhauling Obamacare, as a new report showed 32 million Americans would lose health insurance if senators opt to repeal the law without a replacement.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal is likely to lose 26 million dollars in US aid money for family planning for this upcoming year. This comes as a consequence of US President Donald Trump's January decision to re-impose the so-called global gag rule which cuts the funding to non-governmental organizations (NGO's) that provide abortion counseling or advocate for the right to an abortion.

WASHINGTON, July 10: Republicans expressed increasing pessimism on Sunday about the prospects for the healthcare bill in the U.S. Senate aimed at rolling back Obamacare as lawmakers prepared to return from a week-long recess.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The government for the first time has introduced 'Healthcare Technologies and Medical Supplies Directive, 2074' for streamlining the management of purchase and distribution of medical technologies and equipment.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Finally, a good day for Republicans.

President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obamacare gained momentum on Wednesday as Republican leaders scheduled a vote in the House of Representatives on Thursday on a fresh version of legislation.

No Plan: Healthcare in Nepal

April 1, 2017 09:09 am

The government officially proclaimed 744 local level units on March 10. It also declared that each of these units will have a hospital with a minimum capacity of 15 beds.

After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in the U.S. Congress quickly pivoted on Friday to President Donald Trump's next priority: overhauling the federal tax code, but their plan has already split the business community.

WASHINGTON, March 25: President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.