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Gandaki Medical College offers discount in journalists’ treatment

Gandaki Medical College offers discount in journalists’ treatment Pokhara, June 20: Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research Centre, Pokhara will be offering discounts in the range of five to 50 per cent for all members of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ). The service to be provided to journalists holding the FNJ identity card features cost free general bed …

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Industry Ministry to release Rs 100 million grant for Eye Centre’s capacity enhancement

Industry Ministry to release Rs 100 million grant for Eye Centre’s capacity enhancement 2 June, Kathmandu: The Ministry of Industry (MoI) has decided to provide Rs 100 million grant to the Nepal Eye Centre for its capacity enhancement. Organizing a press conference at the MoI, Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi said that the amount will be spent to develop …

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Health workers apply for permission to work in private institute

Health workers apply for permission to work in private institute 25 April, Kathmandu: Following the government’s decision making Health Ministry’s permission mandatory before taking up a job at the private health institutes, 889 government doctors and health workers from across the country have applied for permits at the ministry. Doctors from fifth to eleventh level have filed application for permission …

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20% health facilities in Nepal has no drinking water and toilet facilities

20% health facilities in Nepal has no drinking water and toilet facilities Kathmandu, January 31 Of the total health facilities across the country, around 20 per cent of the health facilities in Nepal lack drinking water facility and toilet for service-seekers, a survey shows. Report of the Nepal Health Facility Survey conducted by the Ministry of Health in 2015 was …

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Govt hospitals directed to provide free Pap tests

Govt hospitals directed to provide free Pap tests Kathmandu, January 7 The government hospitals throughout the country are to provide free pap smear tests for the prevention of cervical cancer, the most common type of cancer among women. The Ministry of Health has on Friday issued directives to the government hospitals across the country to provide the pap smear tests …

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Kaski DAO directs Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital to resume service

Kaski DAO directs Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital to resume service Pokhara, December 28 The Kaski District Administration Office today directed Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital, Pokhara that remained closed for the past 15 days due to a strike enforced by doctors, to resume its services. The local administration has asked both the hospital management and protesting party to resolve …

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Circular to implement provision of 10 percent free beds to helpless patients

Circular to implement provision of 10 percent free beds to helpless patients 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. At a press meet at …

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Manipal college padlocked

Manipal college padlocked Pokhara, December 1 Students of the Pokhara-based Manipal Medical College have padlocked its main gate on Wednesday, saying that their academic activities have been disrupted due to conflict between the faculty teachers and college administration. Students resorted to padlocking the main gate demanding resumption of classes noting that their education has been on hold for the past …

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60 percent deliveries at home: study

60 percent deliveries at home: study Kathmandu, November 29 Still there is no let up in the child and maternal mortality rate due to the problem of women delivering at home. A study on the maternal, child and infant (under one year) mortality and its causes conducted in Dhading, Bhojpur and Sindhupalchok districts found that the infant mortality rate due …

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Private clinics registration on the rise

Private clinics registration on the rise Kathmandu, November 20 The number of private medical clinics being registered in Kathmandu and Lalitpur has increased following the monitoring initiated by the Health Ministry. On an average, 13 clinics are being registered in all the three public health offices in Kathmandu valley. The number that used to be three to four in a …

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