BAITADI, Sept 14: The number of dengue and scrub typhus patients has been rising in Baitadi district in recent periods. Scrub typhus has been diagnosed in 140 people while dengue in 13 persons since July 17 till September 13, the District Hospital, Baitadi, said.
KATHMANDU, August 28: The Trishuli Hospital in Nuwakot has started producing energy from the waste generated by the hospital. The bio-degradable waste from the hospital has been used to produce energy (methane gas) through a biogas plant.
ITAHARI, May 7: Residents of Itahari staged a protest outside the Apex Hospital on Friday night, accusing its doctors of the death of a sick patient because of their negligence. The family of the deceased and locals pelted stones demanding action against the doctors involved.
BHAKTAPUR, August 4: Suryabinayak Municipality has completed the construction of a 50-bed hospital for treating COVID-19 patients. The municipality built the health facility in preparation to fight against the imminent third wave of COVID-19.
KATHMANDU, May 22: Preparations are currently underway to build an oxygen plant at Hetauda Hospital in order to ease the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the district with the help of funding from private businesses and industries.
KATHMANDU, May 20: The second wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has heavily affected the Kathmandu Valley. The populated valley sees hundreds of patients arriving at hospitals on a daily basis. However, due to the lack of intensive care units (ICUs), medical oxygen, and beds, the passing days faced by the sick and the doctors have become very challenging.
KATHMANDU, May 15: As many as 1,676 people have succumbed to the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak since the start of April. This number has increased over three times than last year. Experts have concluded that the lack of proper treatment in Nepal has been a major reason for the numerous deaths of people suffering from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.