Experts warn new variant might spread across Nepal due to open bordersBy Mahima Devkota
Experts have warned that the new Coronavirus variant ‘Omicron’ detected in Africa might spread across Nepal because of the regular International flights and the open border.
Students taking no-objection letters for abroad study reduced to halfBy Mahima Devkota
The number of students who had taken no-objection letters to abroad study for graduate and undergraduate programs has reduced to 50 per cent in comparison to pre-pandemic following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Female sterilisation fourfold higher than malesBy Mahima Devkota
According to the data of Family Planning and RH section under Department of Health Services (DoHS), a total of 12,793 females are recorded to be new users of sterilisation in the fiscal year 2077/78 than 3597 recorded new male users of sterilisation.
Children doubly affected by COVID-19 and lockdownBy Mahima Devkota
As per the survey, COVID-19 and lockdown have a double impact on children in limiting their access to education, health services, nutritious food, and safety.
Open Defecation still widely practised in NepalBy Mahima Devkota
It has been two years since Nepal was declared an open defecation-free (ODF) country, but open defecation is still widely practised to date in many places.
Irrational use of anti-biotic leads to anti-biotic resistance: Medical ExpertsBy Mahima Devkota
Medical experts have said that the irrational use of anti-biotic is the reason behind the increasing resistance to anti-biotic.
32 cases of dengue reported in KathmanduBy Mahima Devkota
According to Geeta Acharya, Vector Control Officer at the Health Office, Kathmandu, 32 dengue cases have been detected as of Friday including one each in Baneshwor, Dilli Bajar, Jaisi Deval, Kamalpokhari, Kantipath, Kuleshwor, Kavresthali, Putalisadak, Samakushi, and Shantinagar Anamnagar, two in Bagbazar and Maitidevi and six in Ghattekulo.
Nepal administers 73.4% of procured anti-COVID vaccinesBy Mahima Devkota
Nepal has received 22 million 80 thousand and 930 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 through procurement and grants so far. Of the total 16 million 216 thousand and 626 doses of vaccines have been administered to the people.
Why do we worship crows and dogs?By Mahima Devkota
Tihar is not only the celebration of lights but, also celebrates Mother Nature and animals. Crows and dogs which come in service of humans in other times are worshipped as a protector and messengers.
Six-day training by MoHP for health personnel on Pfizer vaccinationBy Mahima Devkota
According to Bharat Bhandari, Immunisation Officer at Child Health and Immunisation Section said that training is being provided to health workers as well as medical personnel of the 24 designated hospitals where the Pfizer vaccine will be administered from November 14.