KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The government is all set to enforce the provision of allocating 10 percent of the total beds in the government and private hospitals to the poor, underprivileged, aged citizens, single women and disabled and provide them treatment free of cost.
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, Oct 5: Hundreds of patients were affected after all resident doctors of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj, Kathmandu boycotted Out Patient Department (OPD) services from Tuesday in support of the hunger strike staged by Dr Govinda KC, a senior professor at the Institute of Medicine.
UDAYAPUR, Aug 25: Only three doctors treat patients at the District Hospital of Udayapur in Gaighat although it has been allocated a quota of eight. The hospital has not been able to provide quality medical care services in lack of sufficient human resources.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: "Life has been painful for me. I can neither live a healthy life nor let myself to die." These were the words of Binita Oli, 31, form Ota VDC of Ropla, a hilly district in mid-western Nepal, who has suffered a kidney failure.
KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today directed the concerned authorities to stop medical doctors, who are under investigation on the charge of holding fake academic certificate, from carrying out medical practice.
KATHMANDU, July 30: If the data provided by Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) is anything to go by, over 80 percent of patients visiting the hospital's out-patient department (OPD) have been suffering from Hong Kong flu and influenza virus.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Hundreds of patients at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) suffered the consequences Tuesday as resident doctors pursuing MD/MS degrees under the Institute of Medicine (IoM) shunned the out-patient department (OPD).
JHAPA, July 18: Tara Nath Khatiwada of Shani Arjun-1, Jhapa went to a private hospital in Jhapa seeking treatment for stomach pain. After he went through all sorts of medical checkups, the doctor said that he had a hernia.