NEPALGUNJ, May 7: As many as 10 COVID-19 patients died from the virus in Banke in the last 24 hours. Those dying of COVID-19 in various hospitals in Banke district include eight people from Banke and one each from Bardiya and Kailali districts.

NEPALGUNJ, May 1: Nepalgunj Medical College, a hospital that has been treating patients infected by the coronavirus in the district, has announced plans to upgrade their COVID-19 ward to 300 beds.

NEW DELHI, May 1: A fire in a COVID-19 hospital ward in western India killed 15 patients early Saturday, as the country grappling with the worst outbreak yet steps up a vaccination drive for all its adults even though some states say don’t have enough jabs.

8 Most interesting facts about nursing

January 29, 2021 12:56 pm

Nepal celebrated 59th National Nursing Day on Thursday. And nurses might be the blood and beating heart of a hospital, but you might not know as much as you think though. Here, My City has compiled some unique facts and statistics about nursing from the world that might leave you shocked and surprised.

NEW DELHI, Jan 9: Ten newborns were killed on Saturday in a massive fire at a hospital in Maharashtra, India’s richest state, a doctor said, as leading politicians expressed grief at the loss of life.

Dr. Dre says he will be “back home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.

Jumla to build a separate COVID Hospital

November 23, 2020 14:15 pm

JUMLA, Nov 23: The District Disaster Management Committee, Jumla, has decided to build a well-equipped hospital in the district for the treatment of COVID-19.

JAJARKOT, Nov 21: Chhedagadh Municipality in the western part of Jajarkot district has brought a 15-bed hospital into operation.

MORANG, Nov 2: The dead body of a COVID-19 patient awaits to be cremated at the Morang-based Birat Medical College for the past three days.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 5: A patient on Monday afternoon committed suicide by jumping off the roof of the Biratnagar-based Biratnagar Hospital.

KAILALI, May 30: Seven local level units in the eastern region of Kailali have joined hands to run a temporary COVID-19 hospital in Tikapur. They have begun preparations towards that end.

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was in good spirits on Tuesday, as he accepted visitors while under police guard at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said, despite having been convicted a day earlier of sexual assault and rape.

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Tuesday said he was back home after being discharged from a Delhi hospital for pneumonia.

DHARAN, Oct 26: After exposing  that the doctors at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have been  prescribing  food supplements to patients unnecessarily, the market monitoring by the Department of Drug Administration (DDA) also found that hospitals in Jhapa and Biratnagar have been following  the same practice to get commissions from the companies producing food supplements.

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted to a hospital since the past three days for a liver problem.

Sick hospitals sans doctors

September 7, 2019 08:00 am

BUTWAL, Sept 7: Pyuthan District Hospital received the permission to have 50 beds three years ago. However, the congested and dilapidated building of the hospital does not have more than 25 beds. Though it has a quota for eight doctors, the hospital is dependent on just three doctors for long now. The absence of pediatrician, gynecologist, orthopedic surgeon and general surgeon, among the health experts of the other sectors fall hard on service seekers. The hospital does not have even an accountant which has affected the purchase of drugs and necessary equipment.

UDAYAPUR, Aug 15: Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Udayapur has started works to upgrade the Triganga Eye Treatment Center to one of the best eye hospitals in Province 1.

American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country’s first pediatric oncology hospital, they said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 22: World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday has designated Tilganga Eye Hospital based in Tilganga of the valley as its coordinating center.

SARLAHI, June 28: The wife of a doctor working at Malangawa-based Sarlahi Eye Treatment Center has died in a brutal attack by one of the staffers of the hospital on Thursday.

RAMECHHAP, June 22: Baduli Basel, 54, of Torakpur village in Doramba Rural Municipality was having health problems since quite some time. Fatigue, dizziness, fever and discharge of dirty water from vagina had been bothering the mother of four.

DHADING, June 21: Eleven medics including doctors hired on contract at the Dhading District Hospital do not remember the last time they collected their salaries. In fact they have been working without pay for the past 11 months.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Tension ran high at Bouddha-based Samata Hospital after a woman found hanging using a rope at the hospital premises on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 16: A new community hospital is to be constructed in Chandragiri. With Rs. 30 million support from the State 3 government and Rs. 10 million of its own, the Chandragiri municipality is constructing the hospital at Matatirtha in ward no. 8 of the municipality.

DADELDHURA, June 16: Tensions ran high at Dadeldhura Hospital after the death on Friday of a young woman who had just given birth.

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

RATNANAGAR, May 19: The wildlife hospital set up at Sauraha of the Chitwan National Park is yet to come into operation for the delay in supply of equipment.

BANKE, May 16: Sickle cell anemia has emerged as a critical health problem in western Tarai due to lack of proper medical equipment for the treatment of this inherited condition. Patients have been left helpless since the machine used in the treatment of this chronic illness stopped operating at Bheri Provincial Hospital (BPH).

Shweta Khadka’s tumor removed

April 29, 2019 14:14 pm

‘Kaha Bhetiyela’ actor, Shweta Khadka announced about her successful operation of her tumor in her Facebook post on Monday.

SIRAHA, April 17: The district hospital in Siraha, the Tarai/ Madesh district in State 2 has experienced an acute shortage of drugs as the supply has been stopped here since a year

KATHMANDU, April 112: The Indian government has built a maternity hospital in Siraha district.

Mick Jagger is reportedly recovering in New York after successfully undergoing heart surgery.

NC leader Sitaula hospitalized

March 22, 2019 19:36 pm

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepali Congress senior leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at HAMS  hospital on Friday.

Inmates facing psychiatric problems

March 14, 2019 11:30 am

Lalitpur, March 14: It came to revelation that most of the inmates languishing in prisons across the country have come across psychiatric problems in one or another forms.

BANKE, Feb 28: A few days ago, Shyam Kumari Chaudhary of Khayarbhatti in Banke district fell critically ill. Her settlement lies in the middle of a jungle, with no road connectivity. So her husband Nanda Kishor could not think of taking her to Nepalgunj for treatment. However, he made her sit on the back of his bicycle and took her to a hospital in Baghauda of India.

Feb 27 : 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 27, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 21: To a great joy of the locals, Bhaktapur Municipality is set to start its own hospital service. With this, the municipality is going to be the first among six metropolis and the 293 municipalities across the country to operate its own hospital.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Actress Reecha Sharma has been admitted at Kathmandu based Norvic Hospital. Sharma reportedly went to the hospital after having a complaint of chest pain on Thursday.

ILAM, Jan 14: Senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Dr Govinda KC has been prescribed a better-equipped hospital after his condition deteriorated.

DANG, Jan 14: Two government hospitals in Dang district are struggling without an ambulance.

Rolpa hospital stops delivery discount

January 2, 2019 03:00 am

ROLPA, Jan 2: Rolpa District Hospital has decided to stop the 50 percent discount it used to provide on the medical expenses of pregnant women coming to the hospital for delivery.

WASHINGTON, Dec 20: With a fluffy red cap and a bulging bag slung over his shoulder, Obama delivered presents (and more than a few gasps) to the young patients at Children’s National hospital in Northwest Washington on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC on Monday admitted to the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre after complaining of severe chest pain.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The oldest hospital in the country, Bir Hospital, is in the process of getting a separate well-equipped building for surgery within the next two years. The proposed nine-storey building will have 15 operation theatres.

Monopoly of ambulance drivers

November 12, 2018 07:34 am

GORKHA, Nov 12: There are 25 ambulances operating in Gorkha but none is available for emergency services, thanks to the monopoly of drivers. On Saturday, 21 people were injured when a passenger bus en route to Gorkha from Abukhaireni met with an accident. Locals and relatives started looking for ambulances to carry the injured to the hospital. Sadly, they could find none.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has been receiving treatment at Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre in the capital since October 29, is likely to be discharged from the hospital today evening, a key aide to the prime minister said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Amid some instances of political and religious violence in different parts of the country, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is undergoing treatment at TU Teaching Hospital since Monday, called the defense and home ministers to the hospital on Wednesday to discuss the security situation in the country.

NEW YORK, Oct 6: Therapy dogs can bring more than joy and comfort to hospitalized kids. They can also bring stubborn germs.

DHADING, Sept 27: Setimaya Rana, a six-month pregnant would-be mother, was not feeling her baby's movement since the last few days. Worried, she went to the Dhading District Hospital for consultation on Monday.

GHORAHI, Sept 24: The sub-regional hospital based in Dang is to be merged into the Rapti Institute of Health Science.