PANCHTHAR, KHOTANG, July 10: People in the hill districts of Province 1 are compelled to go to expensive hospitals in the tarai for most of their medical needs as local facilities provide only basic medication.

BAGLUNG, Feb 27: In order to eradicate the devastating elephantiasis disease, District Public Health Office (DPHO), Baglung is going to launch yet another campaign from Wednesday against elephantiasis.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The agitating Dr Gobinda KC, who was brought by the government to Kathmandu from Jumla by force on Thursday, has said that he will not accept any medicine or medical treatment until his demands are met .

Dr KC refuses medication

July 10, 2018 07:05 am

JUMLA, July 9: Senior orthodontic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who is on a hunger strike in Jumla since the past 10 days, is refusing medication despite his deteriorating condition.

JHAPA, April  14: More people in Jhapa took the medication preventing elephantiasis in 2073 BS compared to the previous year.

JHAPA, March 21: Government’s continuous efforts to eradicate elephantiasis have not been able to achieve desired results. Health workers share that educated people are the most reluctant to vaccination.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Medication for Nepal, (MFN), an innovative volunteer-run health initiative started by Nepali social entrepreneur Sumana Shrestha, has won accolades at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.