KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Gathering of more than 25 people have been banned in public places to prevent and control the growing coronavirus infection in the Kathmandu Valley. The decision was taken by a meeting of the chief district officers of all the three districts in the Kathmandu Valley this afternoon.

Prevention of Down Syndrome depends upon offering a prenatal diagnosis to high-risk pregnancies via amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS). Amniocentesis and CVS are quite reliable but provide the risk of a miscarriage of between 0.5 to 1%.

Most people won’t need to, but it depends on your situation. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the risk of COVID-19 is low if you’re fully vaccinated, and that you can resume indoor and outdoor activities without wearing a mask or social distancing.

Global efforts to combat TB have saved 63 million lives since 2000. Ending the TB epidemic by 2030 is among the health targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

It depends, but it’s possible that doubling up could help in some situations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a cloth mask made with two or more layers, and ensuring it covers your nose and mouth.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Despite the lockdown orders of the government, the major cities of Sarlahi are still open and people are found defying lockdown orders everywhere.

With the coronavirus continuing to spread, it's more important than ever to strengthen the immune system for the possible prevention of the virus. It might sound difficult but worry not, we can do this by trying to adapt with few changes

KATHMANDU, March 25: With one more case of the novel coronavirus infection surfacing, the provincial and local governments in the country are focused on the expansion of health care centers and isolation wards. Gandaki, Karnali, Bagamti and other provincial governments have established temporary hospitals as well as directed all existing hospitals to prioritize coronavirus-infected patients over regular ones.

WASHINGTON, March 7: Health experts say the best, simplest ways to preven the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has killed more than 3,200 people and affected more than 100,000 around the world, follow the tried and true cold-season admonishments given out for generations.

Preventing medical negligence

January 30, 2020 08:37 am

Many cases of medical negligence are being reported in Nepali media. The recent case that has been making news is related with a case against Grande International Hospital which has been accused of committing series of acts of negligence pushing a newly born baby to a malnourished life.

Prevention is better

June 18, 2017 01:00 am

Linking disaster management with the national development framework has always been a big challenge here in Nepal

Physiotherapy for prevention

November 17, 2016 23:00 pm

Physiotherapy has gained significant popularity among the masses here in Nepal. Over the years, we can see that patients have developed a lot of confidence in the effectiveness of the treatment. Dr Prarthana Lohani Pant, at Medicare National Hospital and Research Center, points out the exercises recommended in physiotherapy aren’t only useful for relieving aches and pains but also preventing them. Here Dr Pant shares some views and useful tips.

DHANGADI, Oct 5: The government has launched a special program from Kailali for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases.