KHOTANG, July 6: Dhan Kumari Damai, 64, of Baspani in Kepilasgadhi rural municipality-3 of Khotang donated kidney to her son Suresh Damai, 28. Both the kidneys of Suresh Damai were damaged hence mother Dhan Kumari managed to donate her own kidney and save her son.
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Of the total budget that the government allocates every year to provide monetary assistance for the treatment of eight types of chronic diseases, some 60 per cent is being spent for kidney-related diseases.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Police arrested three individuals who were allegedly involved in taking out kidneys from innocent people by promising them with good jobs. Police made them public on Thursday though they were arrested on December 21 from different places.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Janata Clinic in collaboration with the Office of the Member of Parliament, Kathmandu-4 conducted an awareness program and a general screening camp for Kidney Disease at Gate International College, Mahankal - 9, Mandikhatar.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has given permission to additional 11 hospitals to avail free dialysis service for kidney patients. The new health institutions include 10 private and one military hospital. Presently 32 hospitals across the country have been providing this free service.
NEW DELHI, Nov 16: India's foreign minister said on Wednesday she was in hospital being treated for kidney failure and undergoing tests for a possible transplant, an announcement that raises questions over how long she can stay in the job.
KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Removing the limit in the number of free dialysis to be provided to kidney paitents, the Ministry of Health has decided to provide the service for such patients for unlimited number now onward.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: A renal patient, who was undergoing dialysis at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) reportedly committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of the hospital on Monday night.
JHAPA, June 23:Early on Wednesday, security personnel deployed at the border transit point of Kakarbhitta in Jhapa district prevented a group of women from entering India. Police suspected that they were being trafficked and started interrogating them.