Maya Shrestha

Things to know about typhoid conjugate vaccine access_time2022-04-06

KATHMANDU, April 6: The government is has announced to administer the Typhoid vaccine to children all across the country. According to the government’s data, as many as 450,000 people have been found infected with typhoid. According to the ...

Yearly 9,000 girls younger than 20 years go for abortion in Nepal access_time2022-03-22

KATHMANDU, March 22: More than 10 percent of women undergoing safe abortion in Nepal are found to be aged below 20 years. According to the Family Welfare Division, as many as 79,953 women underwent safe abortion in the country in fiscal year 2077/78...

“Govt preparing to inoculate COVID-19 booster dose to frontline workers” access_time2021-12-09

At the time when the country is bracing for the possible third wave of COVID-19 as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe, Ratopati talked to the Minister for Health and Population, Birodh Khathiwada regarding the pr...

Political parties largely defying COVID-19 safety protocols can trigger the third wave: Experts access_time2021-10-02

KATHMANDU, October 2: Public Health experts have warned that the trend of defying the COVID-19 protocols at the time when the COVID-19 transmission risk is still high by the political parties can trigger the third wave of COVID-19 in the country. Th...

Public health experts warn of high risk of COVID-19 despite ‘smart lockdown’ access_time2021-06-25

KATHMANDU, June 25: Local administrations have enforced eased restriction orders starting from Tuesday earlier this week. With this, various services and businesses ranging from clothing stores to electronic stores, cosmetic shops to hardware stores an...

Govt spends Rs 5.177 billion  for ‘corona prevention’ access_time2021-05-25

KATHMANDU, May 25:  The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has shared that the government has so far  spent Rs 5,177,283,000  for the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  According to the min...