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MPs preparing to rush through HPE BillIf passed in present form, it will directly benefit a handful of institutions; Lawmakers plan to put the Health Profession Education Bill to a vote in Parliament on Monday (kp 23/09/2017), Leaving out experts’ suggestions will have consequences: Dr KC (kp 24/09/2017)

KC warns of fresh hunger strike (kp 20/09/2017), Dr KC opposes revised Medical Education Bill, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 21/09/2017)

Unhealthy lifestyle, eating habits leading cause of heart diseases (ht 17/09/2017)

‘Don’t let colleges hike MBBS fees’ (kp 11/09/2017)

NMA urges Deuba to scrap KNMC affiliation (kp 04/09/2017), Health ministry fails to send letter seeking action against KNMC (ht 05/09/2017), TU scraps National Medical College affiliation: Fresh inspection by a varsity-formed team finds facility without doctors, patients and staff (kp 07/09/2017)

Pacangel 17 operation provides some solace to Gorkha folk (kp 03/09/2017)

Renal failure rampant among migrants: 70 workers undergoing dialysis in National Kidney Centre, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 02/09/2017)

SWC biased in favour of Manmohan foundation? Okays its request to use Rs 4.7 billion of foreign funding for health project, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 30/08/2017)

Hefty Problems: Weight gain and obesity are an emerging and serious health issue among Nepali women, by Prabina Bhattarai (kp 27/08/2017)

Being Dr KC’s soldiers, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 25/08/2017)

TU panel ‘falsified’ National College inspection report, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/08/2017), National’s Ghattekulo hospital run illegally, by Manish Gautam (kp 23/08/2017), Cronyism to the maximum: Investigate the falsified report that granted KNMC affiliation and punish the guilty (kp 23/08/2017), Dr KC demands annulment of Kathmandu National affiliation, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/08/2017), Judgment enforcement body in dock, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/08/2017), Kathmandu national medical college scam: Dr KC gives govt 10 days to annul MBBS affiliation; Dr KC says PM Deuba, as the TU chancellor, should also take responsibility for granting affiliation to the KNMC (kp 28/08/2017), Kathmandu National Hospital will be shut: Health Ministry (kp 29/08/2017), Scrap affiliation of National Med College: NMA (kp 31/08/2018), National Medical College affiliation ‘put on hold’ (kp 03/09/2017)

Dr KC warns of fresh protest (kp 20/08/2017), Dr KC warns against new medical affiliation (kp 21/08/2017)

Nepal among countries with worst lungs (kp 18/08/2017)

Dr KC being treated in ICU: His heartbeats and oxygen saturation are slowly improving, say doctors involved in his treatment (kp 17/08/2017)

Go for the doctor: Time to start a public debate to stop lawmakers from profiteering at the expense of the people (kp 17/08/2017)

Dr KC breaks his fast, vows to continue fight: ‘Postpones’ protest in view of crisis triggered by floods and landslides, by Manish Gautam (kp 16/08/2017)

Parliamentary taskforce ignores Dr KC’s calls: Finalises HPE Bill with some crucial amendments, by Manish Gautam (kp 11/08/2017), Govt docs to boycott outpatient services (kp 11/08/2017), Medical services to be shut from today (ht 11/08/2017), Dr KC to continue fast unto death until his demands are met, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 11/08/2017), Genuine demands: The new law must ensure that all medical colleges impart quality education with service motive (ht 11/08/2017), Fresh changes in HPE Bill fail to convince Dr KC: Fasting surgeon says blanket ban on new medical schools in Valley for 10 years a must, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/08/2017), Resolute in determination, Dr KC refuses to budge, by Manish Gautam (kp 13/08/2017), Thousands participate in rally held to express solidarity with agitating Dr KC (ht 13/08/2017), Govt offers to buy Manmohan College: CPN-UML lawmaker Pandey turns down PM Deuba’s proposal, by Manish Gautam (kp 14/08/2017), Supporters of Dr KC start relay hunger strike in Pokhara (kp 15/08/2017), Dr KC’s strike continues: Parliamentary committee not to take up Medical Education Bill for endorsement (ht 15/07/2017)

A deal that disregards Dr KC’s demand: Colleges ‘that meet the criteria’ to get affiliation before HPE Bill passed, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/08/2017) [Long live corruption and selfish interests of politicians!!], Doctors’ associations threaten stern protests: Ask the government to address Dr KC’s demands without further delay (ht 10/08/2017)

Between right and wrong: Results from NMC’s licensing exam lends credence to Dr KC and the Mathema Committee (kp 09/08/2017)

Health insurance bill in House (kp 07/08/2017)

UML's conflict of interest in Manmohan Bill, by Deepak Dahal (rep 07/08/2017)

IoM giving final touches to its autonomy plan (kp 03/08/2017)

The Fight For Health Sector Reforms, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 02/08/2017), Health profession education bill: Jha feels heat from fellow UML MPs, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/08/2017), Health profession education: Panel to table bill for endorsement on Aug 7 (kp 03/08/2017), Parties agree to endorse HPE Bill in a week (kp 05/08/2017), Prime Minister Deuba dwells on Dr KC’s demands with Oli, Dahal (ht 05/08/2017), Hold decisive talks with Dr KC, NMA tells govt (ht 05/08/2017), Hundreds lend support to Dr KC (kp 06/08/2017), Rainbow of KC’s Satyagraha: Dr KC seeks to tear through the conundrum of self-serving political elites in government, by Abhi Subedi (kp 06/08/2017), Ex-CJ Karki joins rally in support of Dr KC (rep 06/08/2017), Lone Crusader Of Nepal’s Health Education, by David Kainee (rn 08/08/2017), 2 med schools to be affiliated before ban on new colleges (kp 08/08/2017), UML MPs, also patrons of MMIHS, block buyout (kp 08/08/2018), Dr KC’s health critical on 15th day of strike (ht 08/08/2017), NRDA submits letter to president (ht 08/08/2017), No headway in talks as Dr KC’s health continues to deteriorate (kp 09/08/2017)

More children suffering from eye cancer, by Anita Shrestha (ht 25/07/2017)

Civil society members urge Dr Govinda KC not to protest (kp 24/07/2017), Dr KC launches his 11th hunger strike (kp 25/07/2017), TI urges govt to immediately address Dr KC's demands (rep 26/07/2017), Govt forms talks team to address Dr KC’s demands (kp 28/07/2017), Team formed to monitor Dr KC’s health (kp 28/07/2017), Talks between govt panel and Dr KC ‘positive’ (kp 29/07/2017), Govt seeks more time to address demands (kp 30/07/2017), Hundreds stage rally in Kathmandu in support of Dr KC (rep 30/07/2017), Govt-Dr KC talks fail to make headway (kp 31/07/2017), House committee says HPE Bill top priority (kp 01/08/2017), Govt, Dr KC’s reps talk, make no headway (ht 01/08/2017), In support of Dr KC: TUTH resident docs to skip outpatient duties (kp 02/08/2017), Resident docs boycott OPD services, classes at TUTH (ht 03/08/2017), Politicians and profiteers: Fulfilling Dr KC’s demands would adversely affect financial interests of political leaders (kp 03/08/2017), Manmohan Adhikari Institute bill not killed despite pledge to Dr KC, by Ashok Dahal (rep 03/08/2017)

Air pollution biggest health risk in urban areas (ht 30/04/2017)

28 percent of population affected by hypertension: report, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 29/04/2017)

Burns victims face humiliation (ht 24/04/2017)

Two years on, disability continues to stalk 2015 earthquake survivors (ht 24/04/2017)

Talking is easy: The greatest challenge in the health sector is making services available nationwide, by Kahar Singh Khadka (kp 20/04/2017)

276 revisions sought in health edu bill: MPs against 10-year moratorium on new medical colleges in Valley and only one in a district, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/04/2017)

Health minister’s new year resolution: To urge people to opt for healthy behaviours, by Manish Gautam (kp 14/04/2017), Yearlong national health campaign begins today (rep 14/04/2017), Govt launches campaign to promote healthy living (kp 15/04/2017)

Universal health coverage: Draft bill sent for deliberation (kp 13/04/2017), Government endorses health insurance bill (ht 13/04/2017)

Health, population summit today (kp 10/04/2017)

A mysterious rash of kidney failures: There is an alarming increase in renal failures among Nepali migrants working in the searing heat of the Gulf, by Om Astha Rai (nt 07/04/2017)

Health profession education bill: House committee holds discussion with experts; Among major reforms, the bill proposes a 10-year moratorium on establishing new medical, dental and nursing colleges in Kathmandu Valley (kp 06/04/2017)

Partnership with academic institutions is the key: Minister Thapa (ht 06/04/2017) [interview]

Pesticide use: Health hazards, by Bharati Adhikari Jha (ht 05/04/2017)

Medical Education Bill criticised (ht 01/04/2017)

Internet addiction high among undergrads (kp 30/03/2017), Cyber psychopathology: Growing internet penetration comes with its own share of problems (kp 31/03/2017)

A healthy health policy: The govt should make medical education more accessible and ensure fair distribution of doctors (kp 29/03/2017)

Minister of my health: The curious case of Gagan Thapa, by Biswas Baral (rep 17/03/2017)

How WHO can support health: Despite unprecedented positive health outcomes, Nepal continues to have many challenges to overcome, by David Nabarro (kp 10/03/2017)

Report and Reality: Melamchi environment plan only on paper, Lack of proper implementation a threat to public health (rep 08/03/2017)

Govt to bring medical labs under regulatory framework soon (rep 08/03/2017)

Haze hampers visibility, gives rise to lung problems (ht 28/02/2017)

Health ministry drafts bill to regulate alcohol consumption (ht 27/02/2017)

Injury prevention: National priority issue, by Bhaskar Raj Pant, Abha Shrestha and Dan Schwarz (ht 21/02/2017)

'Traffic police suffer most from air pollution', by Ram Saran Tamang (rep 17/02/2017)

Dispute between NDSA, NDHA continues (ht 15/02/2017)

Fixing the basics: Can you imagine? We don’t have statistics on how many health workers we currently have and where they are placed, by Gagan Thapa (rep 11/02/2017)

Smoking among teenagers in Nepal is rising fast!, by Prasansha Rimal (rep 11/02/2017)

Dust Pollution: Playing Havoc With Life, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 09/02/2017)

Open defecation in Everest poses risk of health hazard, by Radha Dhungana (rep 09/02/2017)

Long-distance medicine: Lack of Internet access and low bandwidth slows spread of telemedicine in Nepal’s remote areas, by Sonia Awale (nt 03/02/2017)

Diplomacy and health: Nepal should focus on how our people can benefit from the country’s involvement in ‘health diplomacy’, by Illa Mainali (kp 01/02/2017)

Cases of high-altitude sickness rising among Nepali trekkers, by Sangam Prasain (kp 30/01/2017)

Occupational hazard: Being a traffic police in Kathmandu certainly isn’t easy, but increasingly, it also is very lethal, by Dipesh Khatiwada (kp 28/01/2017)

Health insurance: Failure to identify poor affects plan, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/01/2017)

Use of heavy metals in toys affecting children’s health (ht 24/01/2017)

VC posts in 3 med academies: Panel starts review of application (kp 22/01/2017)

Running out of patience: Unresolved medical malpractice claims have been piling up due to lack of judges, by Kahar Singh Khadka (kp 22/01/2017)

Health Ministry to set up labs in all 7 provinces (rep 18/01/2017)

‘Valley traffic cops face several health threats’, by Samipa Khanal (kp 16/01/2017)

MoH receives over 10 applications for VC posts at three health academies, by Manish Gautam (kp 11/01/2017)

Dr KC serves 3-week ultimatum to govt to implement deals: In the agreement signed  in December, the govern-ment pledged to form  a judicial commission to look into anomalies in the medical education sector (kp 08/01/2017), SC denies stay order on govt-Dr KC pact (kp 16/01/2017), Govt flouts two crucial agreements signed with Dr KC (kp 18/01/2017)

10 doctors’ associations against TU Senate decision (kp 07/01/2017)

Dispute at IoM ends after 6-point pact: IoM officials and its  faculty members agree to open discussion on the dean appointment criteria set by Dr Ramesh Kanta Adhikari-led panel (kp 27/12/2016)

Probe into wrong MBBS results: Govt to PAHS: Conduct practical exam again (kp 26/12/2016)

Patients with respiratory problems up, by Arjun Poudel (ht 26/12/2016)

Govt unveils strategy to address inequalities in health sector (kp 16/12/2016)

Hospital: Kesang Tseten’s latest film tells the story of how dedicated doctors strive valiantly to save lives in remote Nepal, by Jessica Cortis (nt 16/12/2016)

ANNISU-R padlocks medical colleges, VC offices (rep 16/12/2016)

Probe into PAHS results: Recheck answer sheets or hold fresh test: Panel (kp 15/12/2016)

Economically weak, underprivileged families deprived of health insurance in Kailali (ht 13/12/2016)

Govt takes ownership of deals with Dr KC: Decides to abort process to grant affiliation to B&C Medical College (kp 12/12/2016)

Reforming The Medical Sector, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 10/12/2016)

Universal health coverage: Introducing Social Health Security Act is laudable but govt should beware pitfalls (kp 08/12/2016)

Health insurance plan could hit a wall over identification of poor, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/12/2016)

PAHS examination: Govt launches probe into MBBS entrance results (kp 05/12/2016)

Implement it: Now the ball is in the government’s court; It should see that all agreements are implemented and that Dr. KC may not have to go on hunger strike for the eleventh time (ht 05/12/2016), Honour deal: Govt should resolve issues that Dr KC has been raising once and for all (kp 07/12/2016), Govt flouts deal it reached with Dr KC: Starts process to grant affiliation to a medical college in Jhapa; Makes mockery of the pact that calls for halting all affiliations, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 08/12/2016), Dr KC urges govt to take ownership of all deals (kp 11/12/2016)

Dr KP Singh steps down as IoM dean, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/12/2016), Dr Agrawal appointed new IoM dean (kp 04/12/2016), Dean Agrawal still barred from office, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 17/12/2016)

A sick system: Dr KC’s campaign to reform the country’s medical education sector deserves widespread support, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 02/12/2016), Medical anomalies spawned by weak governance: Dr Pokhrel, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 02/12/2016)

IoM lays down fee structure: IoM has asked medical colleges affiliated to it to charges Rs 3.5 million for MBBS course in the Valley and Rs 3.85 million outside the Valley (kp 27/11/2016), Bad medicine: Expensive medical education is infusing  commercial elements into a critical service sector (kp 28/11/2016)

Initiative launched to increase people’s access to high-quality medicine (ht 26/11/2016)

TU forms panel to look into IoM dean appointment row (kp 24/11/2016), IoM to students: Abide by campus rules: Warns of stern action if ‘they support Dr KC’ (kp 24/112016), Dr. KC ‘s Hunger Strike: Govt Apathy Exposed, by Mukti Rijal (rn 24/11/2016), TUTH resident doctors to skip OPD duties (kp 25/11/2016), Resident docs halt OPD services at TUTH (ht 26/11/2016), Hundreds affected by residents' OPD boycott (ht 26/11/2016), Team formed to talk to Dr KC (kp 27/11/2016), Talks with Dr KC  inconclusive: The government representative say Dr KC’s primary demand for reappointment of the IoM dean and the  TU VC’s suspension would be discussed with the  ministers before Monday’s meeting (kp 28/11/2016), NHRC appeals for Dr KC’s life (kp 29/11/2016), Dr KC may be shifted to ICU while talks fail: Docs to protests in street and hospitals from Wednesday, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (29/11/2016), Concerns grow over Dr KC’s health as fast enters 17th day, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/11/2016), Third day of talks on Dr KC's demands get nowhere (rep 30/11/2016), Dr KC’s hunger strike: 18th day: Govt docs warn of halting services from today, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/12/2016), 4th day talks with Dr KC futile, likely to be conclusive today (rep), Jajarkot medics halt health service: Jhapa youths start hunger protest; KU students, staff show support (kp 01/12/2016), Our moral obligation to save Dr KC’s life, by Subhash Ghimire (rep 01/12/2016), Govt doctors halt services to exert pressure to fulfil demands (kp 02/12/2016), NHRC urges doctors to end strike (ht 03/12/2016), Dr KC to end hunger strike today, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/12/2016), Dr KC ends 22-day fast after deal, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/12/2016)

NMA warns of nationwide protest in support of fasting surgeon KC (kp 22/11/2016)

Govt hospitals won’t entertain ‘illegal’ nursing colleges: Thapa; Many nursing colleges  are found to have been operating without their own health institutes (kp 18/11/2016)

More patients losing eyesight due to diabetes, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 16/11/2016)

Ad hoc decision: The best way of taking care of the problem of footing the high medical bills would be to bring a universal medical insurance policy (ht 15/11/2016))

KC warns of 10th hunger strike from today (kp 13/11/2016), TU appoints Dr. KP Singh IoM dean amid controversy: Dr KC begins hunger strike demanding sack for TU VC Khaniya, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/11/2016), Dr KC on fast against new IoM dean (kp 14/11/2016), What does the IoM dean issue mean? Orthopedic surgeon Govinda KC’s protracted fight against ‘political hand-picking’ continues (kp 16/11/2016), 101+ days on hunger strike and still counting (rep 16/11/2016), Lone shining star: It is time others stepped in to assist Dr KC’s fight against corruption in medical education (kp 17/11/2016), TUTH resident docs express solidarity with Dr KC: Dr KC urges Dr Singh to resign for a good cause (rep 17/11/2016), Dr KC's condition worsens (rep 18/11/2016), IoM docs to boycott academic activities in support of Dr KC (kp 19/11/2016), Minister in bid to address Dr KC’s issues (kp 20/11/2016), ‘Won’t end fast until demands met’ (kp 21/11/2016), Dr KC’s condition worsens on ninth day of strike (rep 22/11/2016)

Breast cancer spreading at alarming rate (ht 03/11/2016)

None of my demands have been addressed in a meaningful way, interview with Govinda KC (kp 31/10/2016)

Govt's health insurance plan for all makes feeble start: Only 18,000 sign up, 2,200 get insurance compensation in three months, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 27/10/2016)

Way cleared for construction of medical college (ht 27/10/2016)

Mathema committee recommendation flouted: IoM allocates colleges more dental seats, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/10/2016)

Panel formed to study status of medical education sector (ht 20/10/2016)

Minster Thapa assures of fulfilling Dr KC's demands, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 19/10/2016)

Nepal should adopt global health policy: UN Under-Secy General (rep 18/10/2016)

Dr KC warns of fresh fast (kp 14/10/2016)

Saving lives: Right policies can make a well-rounded transplant programme in the country a reality, by Rabindra Gurung (kp 14/10/2016)

Federalisation of health sector: Panel to recommend service restructuring; Taskforce will produce a vision paper that details the status of the health sector in federal Nepal (kp 09/10/2016)

NHRC appeals for Dr KC’s life (kp 05/10/2016), TUTH resident docs boycotting all services except emergency (ht 06/10/2016), Surgeon on hunger strike: 11th day; Govt turns blind eye to Dr KC’s empty stomach battle (kp 07/10/2016), Minister Gagan Thapa urges Dr KC to end fast-unto-death: Promises to fulfill demands in reasonable fashion (rep 07/10/2016), Dr KC ends fast, plans another after Dashain (kp 08/10/2016)

Karnali blues: Addressing health inequalities is a political agenda, with the conceptualization of health as a development agenda, by Geha Nath Khanal (rep 04/10/2016)

Health for all: It is possible to significantly improve poor people’s access to healthcare through health insurance, by Purna B. Thapa (rep 03/10/2016)

National Med Edu Bill sent to House panel (kp 30/09/2016)

Income generating plan for those who sold kidneys (ht 30/09/2016)

‘Air pollution major killer in Nepal’, by Pragati Shahi (kp 28/09/2016), WHO calls for improving air quality: 9,940 dies from pollution-related causes in Nepal last year (ht 28/09/2016), Slow killer: Urgent steps are necessary to control the country’s disturbing level of air pollution (kp 29/09/2016)

Belated realisation: A social research ethics body will ensure protection of the rights of respondents, by Amrita Limbu (kp 28/09/2016)

Dr KC on ninth hunger strike (kp 27/09/2016), Cabinet fails to dwell on Dr KC’s demands (kp 28/09/2016), Unhealthy politics: Govinda KC is once more using hunger to strike at the heart of the mafia that runs this country’s medical industrial complex (nt 30/09/2016), On sixth day of fast, Dr KC in frail health (kp 02/10/2016), Resident doctors throw their weight behind fasting Dr KC: Announce to skip OPD services n Ask govt to address his demands (kp 04/10/2016), Resident docs at TUTH to boycott OPD from Today, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 04/10/2016)

MBBS fees proposed to start at Rs3.4m: Taskforce sets Rs4.6 million as the maximum fee (kp 26/09/2016)

Don’t forget them: Problem of Alzheimer’s disease in the country is bound to worsen with the increase in life expectancy, by Sharad Koirala (kp 20/09/2016)

Dr KC warns of yet another hunger strike (kp 19/09/2016), Dr KC’s call for health sector reforms is legitimate, interview with Health Minister Gagan Thapa (kp 19/09/2016), Dr KC puts off hunger strike (kp 20/09/2016), All Eyes On Gagan Thapa: Fixing Health Sector Challenging, by Mukti Rijal (rn 22/09/2016)

877 people buy health insurance (kp 16/09/2016)

Health Profession Education Bill tabled in Parliament, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/09/2016), Clean bill of health: PM and health minister seem committed to reforming much corrupt medical education (kp 15/09/2016)

Medical education reform: PM fiat to halt affiliations, by Manish Gautam (kp 14/09/2016)

Dr KC warns of another hunger strike (kp 11/09/2016)

An open letter: Significant reforms are required to improve Nepal’s health landscape, by Amit Aryal (kp 09/09/2016)

Snakebite cases up with rising temperature (ht 08/09/2016)

Nepal making good progress against NTDs, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/09/2016)

Nepal reiterates its commitment to fight NCDs, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/09/2016)

Dr KC warns of another fast (kp 04/09/2016)

Manmohan seeks two months to finalise sale (kp 01/09/2016)

Brick kilns pose risk to health and environment (ht 01/09/2016)

PM to ‘take initiatives’ to address Dr KC’s demands (kp 27/08/2016), Thapa vows to address Dr KC’s demands (kp 27/08/2016), Great expectations: He will be judged on the basis of whether he, as health minister, will be able to address the key issues raised by Dr Govinda KC, by Mahabir Paudyal (kp 31/08/2016)

Decision on MMIHS sale likely next week, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/08/2016)

Dr KC, supporters protest outside Baluwatar (kp 21/08/2016)

Health and development: Some improvement, by Yagya B. Karki (ht 18/08/2016)

8-member committee formed to revise fee: Shiva Kumar Rai-led panel to make recommendation in two weeks (kp 11/08/2016), Implement agreement: Dr KC Alliance (kp 11/08/2016)

Truth and madness: Dr KC, who was branded as mad by a constitutional body in Kathmandu, reached out to the flood victims in Tarai to offer them free treatment, by Dinesh Sapkota and Shankar Tiwari (rep 10/08/2016)

Rural Gorkha relies on chopper during emergency, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 09/08/2016)

Dr KC, supporters step up pressure, by Manish Gautam (kp 31/07/2016)

Risks of zoonoses: There should be greater awareness about the origin and transmission of these diseases to prevent an epidemic, by Nirajan Niroula (kp 29/07/2016)

Pvt med colleges protest govt deal with Dr KC (kp 28/07/2016)

Health should not be for wealth: Parliament needs to take a new look at the Health Bill and form a committee to investigate the abuse of authority, by Binita Dahal (nt 22/07/2016)

Medical colleges The mathematics, by Shiva Aryal (ht 21/07/2016)

Operation quack: Investigation should be completed soon and the public have to be assured that the medical sector is clean, by Subhas Lamichhane (kp 17/07/2016)

Numbers of cancer, cardiac and kidney patients increasing in Jhapa (ht 16/07/2016)

Down's syndrome cases on rise in Nepal (rep 13/07/2016)

Dr KC on 8th fast amid pressure: Meeting between KC’s aides and PM Oli indecisive, by Manish Gautam (kp 11/07/2016), Regretful times: Dr Govinda KC’s fight for reforms in medical education deserves praise (kp 12/07/2016), Hospital apathy worries NHRC (kp 14/07/2016), KC’s condition worsens (kp 15/07/2016), Truth be told: Govinda KC may be stubborn, but he is a hermit who has done little else in life besides good things to help people in pain, by Bidushi Dhungel (nt 15/07/2016), Cabinet approves HPEC Bill (kp 16/07/2016), Team formed to monitor Dr Govinda KC (kp 16/07/2016), The lone crusader: Dr KC’s demands must not fall on deaf ears again; The surgeon’s call for reforms in the medical sector must be heard, by Manish Gautam (kp 16/07/2016), KC and cause, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 16/07/2016), Hundreds rally in Capital in support of fasting doc: A close aide to Dr KC says voluntary outpouring of support for the cause was encouraging (kp 17/07/2016), Private hospitals, doctors protest against Dr KC (kp 18/07/2016), Parliamentary committee members meet Dr KC: Ask government to address the surgeon’s demands, by Manish Gautam (kp 19/07/2016), Resident docs to boycott OPD (kp 19/07/2016), 12 supporters of Dr KC held (kp 20/07/2016), Do it already: The govt must put an end to its apathy towards Dr KC’s demands and his health (kp 20/07/2016), With Dr KC: Nepal’s medical sector has been marred by malpractice, which in turn has reduced the trust of common people, by David Kainee (rep 20/07/2016), 3-member govt team to hold talks with Dr KC: Speaker visits fasting doc, promises to raise his demands in Parliament (kp 21/07/2016), Rally in support of Dr Govinda KC (ht 21/07/2016), Govt still turning deaf ear to Dr KC: Resident docs, by Arjun Poudel (rep 21/07/2016), Three lawmakers register proposal at Parliament: Seek to hold discussion on fasting doctor’s demands, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/07/2016), Hungry for reform: Nearly two weeks into Govinda KC’s hunger strike, political parties are still unwilling to listen to his demands, by Tufan Neupane And Ramu Sapkota (nt 22/07/2016), Dr KC to call off fast after govt agrees to meet some demands, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/07/2016), People power: Dr KC’s call for reform in medical sector has resonated most with youth for a good reason (kp 25/07/2016), Dr KC ends his hunger strike after 16 days, by Manish Gautam (kp 26/07/2016)

Under the microscope: How a routine licensing examination snowballed into one of the biggest scandals in Nepal’s medical history, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/07/0216)

Health insurance scheme extended to Ilam, Baglung (kp 01/07/2016)

Regulating Medical Services: Key To Curbing Unethical Practices, by Mukti Rijal (rn 23/06/2016)

A pipe dream: Recent amendment to the law allowing the use of kidneys from a clinically dead patient is a step in the right direction, by Manoj Bhattarai (kp 17/06/2016)

Will it work? The policy provides subsides to the poor and marginalized based on their identity cards. But first how will one obtain this card?, by Geha Nath Khanal (rep 16/06/2016)

Manmohan Institute of Health Sciences: Deliberation over bill sees fresh controversy (kp 15/06/2016)

Health insurance: 8,000 households enrol in govt scheme; Under the current scheme, a household of five has to pay Rs 2,500 in annual insurance premium and each additional household member will have pay Rs 425 (kp 14/06/2016)

Most cancer patients from Kathmandu Valley (kp 14/06/2016)

One village, one doctor: Docs urge govt to upgrade facilities to maximise use; The govt will need around 3,900 students to deploy one doctor in each village, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/06/2016)

Gender changing status: Medical board asks for detailed report (kp 07/06/2016)

Chest patients to double in thirteen years, by Pramod Kumar Tandan (ht 07/06/2016)

High pollution levels: Respiratory problems among kids ‘on rise’ (kp 31/05/2016)

Saving lives: A surge in the number of hospitals, medical schools and medical graduates has done little to help patients in rural Nepal, by Manoj Bhattarai (kp 31/05/2016)

Health Ministry taken all by surprise: Establishing kidney centre in Bhaktapur, increasing insurance coverage were not discussed, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/05/2016)

Medical malpractices: Graft case filed against 12 (kp 21/05/2016)

Nepal free of maternal and neonatal tetanus (ht 20/05/2016)

20% Valley Population thought to have high BP: Norvic (rep 19/05/2016)

Health inequality: Constitutional provisions do not mean much if they are not implemented, by Kahar Singh Khadka (kp 15/05/2016)

Health edu final act draft handed to PM (kp 13/05/2016), Health profession education commission: Private med college owners object to bill draft (kp 15/05/2016)

Govt urged to use forensic experts from pvt med colleges (kp 08/05/2016)

Wildfire smoke poses health hazards (ht 04/05/2016)

Health Profession Education Act final draft ready: HPEC to submit the document to PM this week (kp 02/05/2016)

‘SRH services should continue’ (ht 01/05/2016)

Health facilities across country lack essential medicines, by Arjun Poudel (rep 28/04/2016)

Health is wealth: While the government is unable to spend the entire health budget, people are languishing without proper healthcare, by Jeeban Ghimire (kp 26/04/2016)

Steady strives in public health in Far-West, by Arun Bam (rep 26/04/2016)

WHO calls for better emergency preparedness (ht 23/04/2016)

NMA demands health secy with med background: Nepal Medical Association warns government of stern protest, including shuttings down of health facilities, if its demand is not met (kp 21/04/2016)

Building back healthier: Non-governments work with government to overhaul medical services in quake-hit districts, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 15/04/2016)

19 med schools operating without registration: MoH; Jurisdiction ambiguities give medical school owners the latitude to run their institutes unregistered (kp 11/04/2016)

Moratorium on medical schools in Valley proposed (kp 10/04/2016)

Pvt med colleges ‘breaching’ NMC admission rules, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/04/2016)

Govt committee advises against MMIHS takeover, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/03/2016)

Insomnia becoming chronic in Nepal: Earthquake, Indian blockade partly to blame, by Arjun Poudel (rep 24/03/2016)

NDSA demands jobs for dentists in hospitals (ht 21/03/2016)

Dr KC postpones planned hunger strike (kp 02/03/2016)

Question looms over NMC exam, by Manish Gautam (kp 09/02/2016)

26 deaths in two months have locals worried, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 29/01/2016)

Dr KC warns of another death fast (ht 21/01/2016), Warned, govt forms med education commission (kp 23/01/2016),
Govt forms Medical Education Commission (ht 23/01/2016), Govt forms new commission to address Dr KC’s demands, by Sangeet Sangroula (ht 23/01/2016), Dr KC waits another week for protest fast (kp 26/01/2016)

Health sector’s post-quake response under review: Authorities hope to use the results to determine ways to deal with future disasters effectively (kp 15/01/2016)

Old couple sightless, homeless, helpless, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 04/01/2016)

Private medical schools amassing profits at cost of quality, interview with Arjun Karki (kp 04/01/2016)

Beyond borders: The current blockade poses an acute threat to the public health gains made by Nepal, by Jaya Lamichhane (kp 25/11/2015)

Study shows health sector is facing serious crisis (ht 10/11/2015)

Silent threat: Lead affects the health of all population  groups and, more specifically, children, by Ram Charitra Sah (kp 03/11/2015)

Indian blockade may derail progress in health sector, by Arjun Poudel (rep 31/10/2015)

Dr KC urges PM Koirala to implement agreements (kp 06/10/2015)

Medical education in jeopardy: Five months after the earthquakes, it is now the educational services provided by hospitals that are taking a hit: institutions with damaged infrastructure are reducing student-intake numbers, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/10/2015)

NAMS, BPKIHS denied super speciality course: NMC decision draws flak; Docs say council ‘weakening govt bodies', by Manish Gautam (kp 02/10/2015)

Dr KC ends hunger strike: The orthopaedic surgeon fighting for medical education reforms says his protest should not add to woes of the country (kp 30/09/2015)

TUTH docs join Dr KC on strike, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/09/2015)

Norvic: Urban population at greater risk of heart diseases (ht 28/09/2015)

HPEC vice-chairman resigns (kp 26/09/2015)

Something in the air: Due to air pollution, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases continue to rise in the Valley, by Sandhya Regmi (kp 25/09/2015)

Private medical schools object to council’s list of ‘fake faculty members’, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/09/2015)

Govt response to his demands fails to impress Dr KC (ht 19/09/2015), Dr KC begins another fast (kp 20/09/2015), Dr KC death fast fails to draw govt’s attention (kp 22/09/2015)

Health profession education commission: Cabinet meet today to take decision (kp 16/09/2015), Health Profession Education Commission: Govt picks names for regulatory body; Education minister chosen as chair in breach of Mathema panel recommendations, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/09/2015)

The rot within: Private medical colleges have been wrongly thought to be cost-effective and efficient, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 14/09/2015)

MBBS scholarships on basis of IoM merit list, by Kokila KC (ht 14/09/2015)

Manufacturing fake doctors: The country’s medical education system is infested by corrupt investors with political protection, by Ramu Sapkota (nt 11/09/2015)

Nepal among high-burden leprosy countries: WHO calls for renewal of efforts to eliminate tropical diseases (ht 11/09/2015)

Do it already: The government must immediately form the Health Profession Education Commission as promised to Dr KC (kp 09/09/2015), Dr KC warns another strike (kp 09/09/2015), Dr KC threatens to resume strike: To wait till tomorrow for implementation of 11-point deal (ht 09/09/2015), Dr KC postpones his scheduled hunger strike till September 18 (ht 12/09/2015), A broken system: Govt’s failure to keep its promises to Dr KC raises questions about its sincerity (kp 14/09/2015)

Private medical colleges warn of hospital closure, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/09/2015)

In pursuit of health: The public will be closely watching how the government will implement its agreement with Dr Govinda KC, by Sophia K. Tamot (kp 08/09/2015)

Medical edu irregularities: RPP-N cadres register complaint at CIAA (kp 05/09/2015)

Mathema report implementation in progress: MoE (ht 01/09/2015), Health profession education policy: Govt disagrees with key issues, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/09/2015), Cabinet decides to address Dr KC’s genuine demands (ht 02/09/2015), Medical colleges’ staff threaten to intensify stir (ht 02/09/2015), Dr KC: Govt decison is against Mathema report, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/09/2015), No new medical college for now: Govt (ht 03/09/2015), CA members say Mathema report biased (ht 03/09/2015), No headway in talks to end Dr KC’s ongoing hunger strike (ht 04/09/2015), Govt-Dr KC’s supporters talks ends on 'positive note', by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/09/2015), Talks ‘positive’ but much still left to agree (kp 04/09/2015), Talks between Dr KC and govt inconclusive, by Arjun Poudel (rep 03/09/2015), Govt, Dr KC’s reps reach deal: Fasting doctor to have final say (kp 05/09/2015), Govt, Dr KC’s team agree on six-point deal (ht 05/09/2015), Dr KC refuses to compromise on demands, by Arjun Poudel (rep 05/09/2015), Govt, Dr KC reach 11-pt deal, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/09/2015), Dr KC pins hope on apex medical body, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/09/2015), Dr KC ends 14-day hunger strike after 11-point accord, by Arjun Poudel (rep 07/09/2015), Dr KC’s supporters feel betrayed as govt drags feet (rep 08/09/2015)

Dr KC stages hunger strike for sixth time, slams power-sharing (ht 25/08/2015), Dr KC continues with fast-unto-death: Medical stakeholders express their solidarity (ht 27/08/2015), OPMCM expresses concern about Dr KC’s hunger strike (ht 27/08/2015), Dr KC's condition getting worse: Docs (rep 29/08/2015), ‘We won’t agree with just deals’, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/08/2015), Docs halt OPD services (kp 31/08/2015), KC gathers support in protest (kp 01/09/2015), TUTH to postpone scheduled surgeries (rep)

Health profession education policy: Contentious issues remain unresolved, by Manish Gautam (kp 23/08/2015), Action plan to implement Mathema report submitted (ht 23/08/2015)

Moment of truth: Only win-win solution for all is the unconditional and total implementation of Mathema Report, by Jiwan Kshetry (rep 19/08/2015)

KC to stage another fast-unto-death (kp 12/08/2015), Dr KC postpones protest: Government pledges to implement past agreements (kp 13/08/2015), Dr KC puts off fast-unto-death protest (ht 13/08/2015)

Health profession education policy (kp 09/07/2015), Policy report leaves medical fraternity deeply divided (kp 11/08/2015)

Govt unveils health edu policy report, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/08/2015), Policy report made public (ht 05/08/2015), Govt pledges to implement Mathema report in 30 days, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 05/08/2015), What ails medical education in Nepal? Nepal needs at least 28,000 doctors, while only 14,000 doctors are registered, and a mere 7,000 are available in the country (ht 06/08/2015)

Fall injuries major public health concern in Nepal (ht 23/07/2015)

Focus on vulnerable populations (ht 11/07/2015)

Adolescents not getting friendly health services, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 11/07/2015)

Quake-hit children face sanitation, health risk (ht 01/07/2015)

Lawmakers seek more budget for health (ht 29/06/2015)

Rs 14.7 million required for health, population sector (ht 24/06/2015)

Earthquake could jeopardise millennium health goals: MoHP; Programmes for safe motherhood, child and neonatal health could be affected, states MoHP study (kp 17/06/2015)

Opportunity To Rebuild Resilient, Equitable Health Systems, by Poonam Khetrapal Singh (rn 06/06/2015)

Health sector suffers loss of Rs 3b: Report, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/06/2015)

Training medics for large-scale emergency (kp 31/05/2015)

‘Quake may jeopardise progress in health sector’, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/05/2015)

WHO says committed to supporting Nepal (ht 08/05/2015)

‘Make health services fair, accessible’ (ht 12/04/2015)

Expert says country must set sustainable health development goals, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 12/04/2015)

An experiment with truth: Dr KC’s satyagraha boiled down to providing quality health services, and at an affordable cost, by Deepak Thapa (kp 09/04/2015)

Silent killers: Contamination of drinking water by toxic metal ions can have disastrous consequences, including cancer, by Kosh P. Neupane (kp 09/04/2015)

Number of children suffering from diabetes on the rise (ht 06/04/2015)

Dr. KC And Ailing Medical Sector, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 01/04/2015), Nationwide strike in health services begins today, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 01/04/2015)

Degrees of doctoring: High costs of medical education prompt doctors to charge high fees for medical services, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 30/03/2015)

China-given ambulances gather dust, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 29/03/2015)

Money and medicine: The doctor has become more like a hotel employee who works to generate profit for the employer, by Sophia K. Tamot (kp 24/03/2015)

Teku’s BSL-3 lab awarded WHO certification: A team of experts visited and inspected the facility at National Public Health Laboratory in Jan (ht 14/02/2015)

Health service anomaly: MR-doctor brawl over commission, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 08/02/2015)

Govt lifts internship ban for graduates from China (kp 05/02/2015), MBBS graduates from China allowed internships: Only those who studied under MoE scholarship can work as interns (ht 05/02/2015)

Govt working to bring health insurance programme: MoHP (ht 01/02/2015)

Overcoming resistance: Unless urgent measures are taken to combat antibiotic resistance in developing countries like Nepal, there is risk of a pandemic, by Raj Kumar Thapa (kp 01/02/2015)

Antibiotic resistance: The growth of an unwelcome guest in Nepal, by Buddha Basnyat and Hellen Gelband (nt 23/01/2015), “Patients are impatient”: Over-commercialisation of medical care and impoverishment spread antibiotic resistance in Nepal, by Sonia Awale (nt 23/01/2015)

Colour of health: The new standard of 90 ppm lead in paints will ultimately help eliminate leaded paint from Nepal, by Ram Charitra Sah (kp 20/01/2015)

Experts discuss osteoporosis (ht 19/01/2015)

Physician, heal thyself: Test preparation centres for medical entrance exams need to be brought under government scrutiny, by Arun Bhattarai (kp 13/01/2015)

Medical college affiliation: Maoist lawmakers: Review decision, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/01/2015), ‘Kathmandu University covering up truth’ (kp 12/01/2015), KC demands action against KU officials (ht 12/01/2015)

A dangerous data gap: Invisible particles cause health risks for Kathmandu’s residents, but poor data means we do not know how bad the situation really is, by Gyanu Adhikari (kp 05/01/2015)

The state has its role in delivery of basic health, education, interview with Ramesh Kanta Adhikari (kp 05/01/2015), Health education policy: Drafting panel gets down to work, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/01/2015)

First open-heart surgery outside Kathmandu Valley (ht 23/12/2014)

Health insurance policy panel soon, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 03/12/2014)

Urologists gather in city todiscuss kidney ailments (ht 30/11/2014)

Laboratory services underutilised in city, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 25/11/2014)

MoE forms panel to formulate nat'l health policy (rep 19/11/2014)

Family seeks cure for genetic disease, by Bhim Ghimire (kp 15/11/2014)

IoM: No new affiliations: Three medical schools in the Capital await Institute of Medicine’s nod to run MBBS courses, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/11/2014)

Dr Ruit talks about his pioneering work on cataract operation (kp 08/11/2014)

Dr Gobinda KC warns of another hunger strike, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/11/2014), Dr KC warns of fifth hunger strike (rep 07/11/2014), Going it alone, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/11/2014), Recommendations on medical education: Execution delay raises doubts over intent, by Manish Gautam (kp 09/11/2014), Dr KC may stage another indefinite hunger strike, by Manish Gautam 16/11/2014), TUTH doctors against KC’s strike during Saarc meet (kp 17/11/2014), Dr KC to wait till Tuesday on PM's request (rep 17/11/2014)

Number of diabetic retinopathy patients rising in urban areas: NNJS (ht 03/10/2014), Diabetes patients increasingrapidly in SEast Asia region (ht 14/11/2014)

Rural women forced to conceal illnesses for yrs, by Durga Lal KC (kp 31/10/2014)

Study finds lead dust a real threat to children (ht 20/10/2014)

Experts gather in townto discuss oculoplasty (ht 19/10/2014), Conference on oculoplasty concludes (ht 20/10/2014)

Whither Medical Accountability?, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 18/1072014)

Rautes refuse to take medicines, by Govinda KC (rep 11/10/2014)

Wealth of health: Universal health services free at the point of delivery will save lives and protect patient families from financial ruin, by Neelam Adhikari (rep 11/10/2014)

TIA noise poses health risk to 100k locals: Doctors say noise pollution causes hearing impairment, hypertension, heart disease and birth defects, among other problems, by Dipak Bayalkoti (kp 10/10/2014)

Health sector challenges loom despite amendments (ht 08/10/2014)

Menace of Alzheimer’s disease: Preventive measures are vital, by Arun Jha (ht 01/10/2014)

Unhappy meals: This Dashain, moderate consumption of meat and alcohol is recommended (kp 30/09/2014)

Hypertension risk in urban population (kp 29/09/2014), Urban youth vulnerable to CVD: Hypertension, one of the risk factors seen in 44 per cent people (ht 30/09/2014), Risk of heart disease: Eating habit is the culprit, by Natalia Oli (ht 30/09/2014)

Rural kids suffer from disorders (kp 23/09/2014)

Number of cancer patients up by 30 percent: Bhaktapur hospital, by Anup Ojha (kp 21/09/2014)

Govt in bid to ensure quality health (ht 06/09/2014)

Local level health services: Improvement essential, by Sami Pande (ht 29/08/2014)

Growing number of people losing eyesight to cataract, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 23/08/2014)

NMA to stage protest infront of Health Ministry (ht 18/08/2014), NMA gives govtone week to change health secretary (ht 20/08/2014), NMA gives govt72 hours to meet demands: Warns of halting health services across country (ht 23/08/0214), NMA threatens stir over secretary apptt (kp 24/08/2014), Govt-NMA talks fail to make headway (ht 24/08/2014), Health minister to settle secy apptt row (kp 25/08/2014), NMA calls off protest programmes (ht 25/08/2014)

Dr Gurung appointed NAMS VC (kp 09/08/2014)

Revolutionizing medicine: The irony is the society expects a doctor to invest like a businessman and serve like a clergyman, by Chirayu Regmi (rep 09/08/2014)

Nepal's fertility rate: Celeb statsman makes figures come alive, by Weena Pun (kp 08/08/2014), Nepal made significant progressin health sector: Swedish expert (ht 08/08/2014)

Seminar on how healthcare system can heal environment begins (ht 31/07/2014)

Medical Negligence Requires Stringent Penalty, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 26/07/2014)

The malaise in medical care: Major reforms are necessary to improve, decentralise and restructure medical services in Nepal, by Shikha Darnal (nt 25/07/2014)

'Rheumatic fever, RHD declining in the valley' (rep 20/07/2014)

A burning issue: Women’s health does not simply comprise maternity and reproductivehealth; acute respiratory infections are also an occupational hazard, by Anita Karki (kp 15/07/2014)

Labourers at high risk of TB, by Parbat Portel (kp 09/07/2014)

NCDs serious public health problem: Survey (ht 08/07/2014)

Blood lead level in children alarmingly high (ht 05/06/2014)

Bitter pill to swallow: Rampant use of antibiotics in humans and food animals is leading to the development of drug-resistant bacteria, by Sameer Mani Dixit (kp 01/07/2014)

Med colleges asked to give spl services (kp 30/06/2014)

Vaccines for women administered to minors, by Laxmi Hautam (ht 07/06/2014)

Scarred for life: Very few hospitals provide psychological support to burn injury survivors, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 31/05/2014)

Almost all adults at risk of non-communicable diseases (rep 24/05/2014)

High blood pressure among youth on rise (ht 22/05/2014)

Nawalparasi health project delayed (kp 12/05/2014)

Anaemia ‘widespread’ in western Tarai, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 12/05/2014)

Institute of Medicine to launch diploma in midwifery studies (ht 06/05/2014)

Respiratory disease on the rise (kp 23/04/2014)

Medical education: Major challenges, by Umesh Kumar Sharma (ht 23/04/2014)

Rolpa folks suffer as doctors shun remote areas, by Hirabahadur Ghartimagar (rep 12/04/2014)

H1N1 flu cases on rise: Docs; Six people are dead and 31 others are infected by the viral influenza  since January (kp 10/04/2014)

The next move: It is time to assess the effectiveness of aid in the health sector in terms of delivering concrete outcomes and impacts, by Jhabindra Bhandari (kp 08/04/2014)

Health of nations: Well-planned research activities can help support evidence-based health interventions in Nepal, by Sameer Dixit (07/04/2014)

Can polio success be replicated in other diseases?, by Weena Pun (kp 06/04/2014)

Of Health, Hygiene And Healers in Kathmandu, by Prem Khatry (rn 01/04/2014)

More female cancer patients than men, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 31/03/2014)

Educated people skeptical of govt's health campaigns, by Arjun Poudel (rep 31/03/2014)

WHO to declare Nepal as polio-free today, by Manish Gautam (kp 27/03/2014), Nepal to be declared polio-free today (ht 27/03/2014), Nepal achieves victory over ancient scourge (ht 28/03/2014), An achievement: Nepal needs to continue immunisation programmes to retain polio-free status (kp 28/03/2014)

Kidney ailments increasing (ht 17/03/2014)

Why don't they open private medical colleges in remote Karnali?, Interview with Govinda KC (rep 13/03/2014)

Better zoonoses surveillance stressed (ht 12/03/2014)

A Woman Making The Difference, by Alina R. Shrestha (sp 07/03/2014)

Nepali and US health systems: Two different worlds, by Mahesh Shrestha (ht 26/02/2014)

Medical affiliation row: Task force seeks suggestions for drafting policy (kp 23/02/2014)

Communicating about non-communicable diseases: Countries like Nepal will bear the brunt of of the global cancer pandemic unless we act fast, by Elina Pradhan and Bigyan R. Bista (nt 21/02/2014)

Cold makes villagers in Bajura ill (ht 16/02/2014)

Number of cancer patients increasing (ht 04/02/2014), Many in Nepal remain oblivious of cancer risk, by Weena Pun (kp 05/02/2014), Cancer diagnosis major health care challenge (kp 05/02/2014), Cancer myths hold ground in Nepal, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 05/02/2014), Cancer concerns: Simple lifestyle changes can help decrease risk of some forms of cancer (kp 07/02/2014)

Nepal's health sector more earthquake-ready (rep 03/02/2013)

Lepers suffer social stigma (ht 31/01/2014)

Biratnagar rising as medical destination, by Bhim Ghimire (kp 28/01/2013)

NMC president resigns (kp 25/01/2014)

Give us a break: Nepali medical students abroad should be allowed to do their internship in Nepal, by Akash Kumar Mishra (kp 19/01/2014)

Growing cornea donors a boon for the blind, by Arjun Poudel (ht 13/01/2014)

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