KATHMANDU, Jan 30: In 2076 BS, a young man from Kavre, whose financial condition was poor, sold his kidney to the Nidan Hospital in Lalitpur after being lured by an agent. He received Rs 300,000 in return for selling his kidney.

Five arrested for human trafficking

July 17, 2022 14:55 pm

KATHMANDU, July 17: Police have arrested five people on the charge of selling kidneys of street children.

Diet plays an important role in proper functioning of kidneys, excessive intake of foods rich in Potassium, Sodium and Phosphorus can create and worsen kidney ailments. Thus, here are some expert suggested foods that may help in preventing kidney ailments naturally.

RUPANDEHI, August 13: The first cabinet meeting of the newly-formed Lumbini Province Government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 to kidney, cancer and heart patients.

Actor Rita Bhaduri passed away at the age of 62. The TV and film actor had been suffering from a kidney ailment and had been admitted to ICU for many days.

CHICAGO, July 8: Research in mice at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that genetic material can be delivered to damaged cells in the kidneys.

Mother donates kidney to son

July 6, 2018 12:35 pm

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.

MORANG, May 8: A kidney patient who is struggling for life has appealed to all for monetary help in his treatment.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 17: The Martyr Dharmabhakta National Human Organ Transplant Centre, Bhaktapur has successfully undertaken transplant of over 400 kidneys.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 12: The Human Organ Transplant Centre, Bhaktapur has so far performed kidney transplant on 386 patients.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Three months ago, Jiwan Prasad Bhandari of Chatrakot Rural Municipality-1, Hunga of Gulmi district discovered that both kidneys of his 13-year-old daughter were damaged.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The government has decided to provide Rs 5,000 as a monthly social welfare allowance to those people suffering from grave kinds of diseases.

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.

NAWALPARASI, Oct 16 (RSS): Efforts are on to establish a kidney transplantation centre in Nawalparasi with the support from the Non Resident Nepalis (NRNs).

Tokyo, Japan Oct 6: Nepalis living in Japan have collected money in aid of two kidney patients back home.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Health Minister Gagan Thapa on Thursday said that the government is preparing to provide free transplant services to kidney patients.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Although the government has announced free dialysis for kidney patients soon, the number of kidney specialists available in the country is dismally low.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Health Minister Gagan Thapa on Thursday said that the government is preparing to provide free transplant services to kidney patients.

RAMPUR (Palpa), Jan 10: Ram Bahadur Sen, a native of Dabra in Rampur Municipality, is dealing with problems in seeking treatment of his kidney ailment due to financial constraint.

Police arrest three 'kidney smugglers'

December 29, 2016 21:37 pm

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.

MYAGDI, Dec 12: Myagdi Oversees Nepali Association (MONA-Korea) has extended financial support for the treatment a 33 – year – old youth suffering from kidney ailment.

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.

Kidney scourge devastates a family

September 12, 2016 01:00 am

POKHARA, Sept 12: Tilochan Sharma, 62, was a happy man until 13 years ago. He used to work in Mumbai, India and his family back home in Parbat district was doing quite well.

Kidney patient jumps to his death at TUTH

September 6, 2016 20:30 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Grande International Hospital has started kidney transplant service, becoming the first private hospital in Kathmandu to begin the service.

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.