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Cholera outbreak reaches Bhaktapur and Makawanpur also

Cholera outbreak reaches Bhaktapur and Makawanpur also

Kathmandu, July 6 The cholera outbreak that is terrorising the Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts has reached their neighbouring districts of Bhaktapur and Makawanpur also. The Epidemiology and Dis...
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Kala-azar infection in children under five years old rising markedly

Kala-azar infection in children under five years old rising markedly

Experts say the surge poses a challenge to Nepal’s aim of eliminating the disease by 2024. More than 70 districts have reported the disease so far. A few weeks ago, a 14-year-old girl from Sanguri...
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Could climate change lead to the next black plague?

Could climate change lead to the next black plague?

American historian Henry Adams, once wrote “Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit”. Yet it is truly humankind’s bad habits that have placed us on the path towards ruin. One potential so...
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Heart disease an emerging problem in younger generation

Heart disease an emerging problem in younger generation

Precautions, prevention and treatment KATHMANDU: The risk of heart disease has been increasing for decades. According to doctors, an unhealthy lifestyle, unhealthy diet, diabetes, high blood press...
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Over 6,000 infected with dengue fever in Laos in 6 months

Over 6,000 infected with dengue fever in Laos in 6 months

VIENTIANE: Laos has seen 6,047 dengue fever cases in the first half of 2022 and the virus has caused eight deaths, according to the Lao Ministry of Health. According to a report from the Center of...
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Two more cholera cases detected in Kathmandu Valley

Two more cholera cases detected in Kathmandu Valley

Kathmandu, 5 July (2022) - Two more cholera cases have been detected in the Kathmandu Valley. Director of Ministry of Health and Population, Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Dr Chuman La...
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The British College and its vision of education: What Nepal can expect

The British College and its vision of education: What Nepal can expect

When The British College started its operation in 2011, many people were sceptical. Many felt that what it was offering was a scam and that the government was wrong in giving it permission to opera...
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Tribhuvan University hostels: While many buildings are unlivable, the livable ones are captured by non-students

Tribhuvan University hostels: While many buildings are unlivable, the livable ones are captured by non-students

Problems have always plagued Tribhuvan University (TU), Nepal’s oldest university. It has problems with its policy, infrastructure, management, course and the list goes long. Lately, a new problem...
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Covid vaccination: Government knows how many people were jabbed but does not know who they are

Covid vaccination: Government knows how many people were jabbed but does not know who they are

If you lose your vaccination card, it is highly likely you will not get a copy of the card. It has been found that the Ministry of Health and Population only knows how many people received the fir...
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Omicron’s BA.5 sub-variant detected in Nepal

Omicron’s BA.5 sub-variant detected in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A new sub-variant of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Nepal. According to Dr. Chumanlal Das, director of the Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Control Division, ge...
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Covid resurgence and cholera outbreak pose ‘increasing challenge’ to public health

Covid resurgence and cholera outbreak pose ‘increasing challenge’ to public health

Focus on curative methods instead of preventive methods makes problems perennial, experts say. Until a few weeks ago, Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital had been dealing primarily w...
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What makes you attractive to mosquitoes?

What makes you attractive to mosquitoes?

Some viruses can alter a person’s body odour to be more attractive to mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animals. Over 1 million deaths per year are attributed to mosquito-borne dise...
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BA.5 Omicron variant of COVID-19 confirmed in Nepal

BA.5 Omicron variant of COVID-19 confirmed in Nepal

KATHMANDU, July 3: BA.5 subvariant of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Nepal. A lab test conducted at the Dhulikhel Hospital confirmed the BA.5 variant, according to the hospit...
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Omicron’s new subvariant BA.5 detected in Nepal

Omicron’s new subvariant BA.5 detected in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 3 Nepal has confirmed the infection of Omicron’s new subvariant BA.5 of the coronavirus in the country for the first time. Gene sequencing done at the Dhulikhel Hospital detected ...
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Is chewing gum bad for you?

Is chewing gum bad for you?

KATHMANDU: Chewing gum is harmless, right? In fact, you may have even heard somewhere that it’s actually good for your teeth. But dentist Karyn Kahn, DDS, urges you to think twice before unwrappin...
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Eye infections and ways to avoid them

Eye infections and ways to avoid them

KATHMANDU: Summer brings health problems. As the temperature rises, so does the pollution in the atmosphere. Rising temperatures and climate change cause a variety of eye problems in the summer. W...
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Health Ministry instructs hospital to stay alert and be in the state of readiness

Health Ministry instructs hospital to stay alert and be in the state of readiness

Ministry of Health and Population located at Ramshah Path in Kathmandu. (File photo) KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population directed all the hospitals in the country to observe necessary...
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Dokh: Here’s what director Anup Baral has to say about the much-talked-about film

Dokh: Here’s what director Anup Baral has to say about the much-talked-about film

Of late, in the post-Covid scenario, the Nepali film industry is gradually reviving. Some Nepali films are occupying the cinema halls surprisingly. Some of them are performing beyond expectation wh...
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Cholera epidemic 2022 in Nepal: Learn from the past to save the present

Cholera epidemic 2022 in Nepal: Learn from the past to save the present

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection of the small intestine caused by Vibrio cholerae bacteria. It spreads due to eating or drinking bacteria-contaminated food or water. In developed countries...
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Total cases of Cholera in Valley hits 17 with three more cases confirmed recently

Total cases of Cholera in Valley hits 17 with three more cases confirmed recently

KATHMANDU, July 1: Three more cases of cholera have been confirmed in the Kathmandu Valley.  According to the the Ministry of Health and Population, with this, the total cases of cholera that is c...
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Segregation is key to solid waste management in Kathmandu. Here’s how you can segregate your waste like a pro

Segregation is key to solid waste management in Kathmandu. Here’s how you can segregate your waste like a pro

Solid waste is a result of human activity that tends to grow in tandem with fast urbanisation, rising living standards, and shifting consumption habits. The management of growing volumes of solid w...
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How to apply for a Covid vaccine certificate with a QR code in Nepal?

How to apply for a Covid vaccine certificate with a QR code in Nepal?

The Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) has said that 69 per cent of Nepal’s population has been fully vaccinated against Covid while 77 per cent has received at least one jab of the vaccine. ...
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Vaccine acceptance is high, but many aren’t taking booster shots

Vaccine acceptance is high, but many aren’t taking booster shots

Amid complacency and the failure to encourage public to get boosted, Covid infections are creeping. On Monday, Deepak Bhurtel, a local from Ward 15 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, accompanied his ...
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First kidney transplant case outside Kathmandu Valley

First kidney transplant case outside Kathmandu Valley

Western Regional Hospital, Pokhara. (File Photo) POKHARA: The Western Regional Hospital, Pokhara reported a successful case of kidney transplant and it is said to be the first kidney transplant ca...
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China’s biological economy gets on higher stage

China’s biological economy gets on higher stage

Lu Ya’nan, Li Xinping China is one of the countries in the world that boast the greatest abundance of biological resources and see the broadest consumption market of life and health products. With...
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Government mulls mechanism to transport clinical samples of infectious diseases

Government mulls mechanism to transport clinical samples of infectious diseases

Samples collected for microbiological testing require proper handling at all stages from collection to transportation, storage and processing, doctors say. The Ministry of Health and Population ha...
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How heat waves hit women farmers

How heat waves hit women farmers

Heat waves are concerning from a gender perspective, as research in Nepal, India and Bangladesh shows. Sitting in a semi-circle in the yard outside of a village school in Nepal, a group of farmers...
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Cholera detected in 14 people in Kathmandu

Cholera detected in 14 people in Kathmandu

Sukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital. (File Photo) KATHMANDU: Cholera has been reported in 14 people in Kathmandu Valley. Fourteen people have been diagnosed with cholera and returned ...
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Australia honey bees put in lockdown due to deadly varroa parasite

Australia honey bees put in lockdown due to deadly varroa parasite

JUNE 29: The varroa destructor was first found at a port near Sydney last week but has since been spotted in hives 100km away. The outbreak threatens to cost the honey and food production industri...
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Accepting students' mobile phone use

Accepting students' mobile phone use

Instead of banning phones, schools could consider introducing mobile phone use policies. Most children in the UK own their own phone by the age of eleven. In China children get their first phone a...
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Street food banned in Kathmandu

Street food banned in Kathmandu

Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office. (File photo) KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has banned the sale of food in the streets from Tuesday. KMC has stated that it has taken this step to cont...
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G7 asks Russia to end blockade of Black Sea ports, pledges USD 4.5 bln for food security

G7 asks Russia to end blockade of Black Sea ports, pledges USD 4.5 bln for food security

G7 leaders gather for a group photo in Germany. SCHLOSS ELMAU: The Group of Seven (G7) nations on Tuesday committed USD 4.5 billion to protect the most vulnerable people from malnutrition and call...
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Government urges people to take prevention against cholera

Government urges people to take prevention against cholera

Kathmandu, 28 June (2022) - The Ministry of Health and Population has urged the public to take precautions against increasing risk of cholera infection in the Kathmandu Valley.  Cholera, a bacteria...
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Over 50,000 under two-year-olds missed regular vaccination during pandemic

Over 50,000 under two-year-olds missed regular vaccination during pandemic

Health Ministry mulls a special programme to inoculate them. Over 50,000 children under the age of two throughout the country missed their regular vaccination schedules during the Covid-19 pandemi...
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A move against street food

A move against street food

A blanket ban on all street vendors and painting all with the same brush does seem unjustifiable. With the number of cholera cases on the rise, Lalitpur Metropolitan City has announced a complete ...
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Twelve cholera cases confirmed in Kathmandu Valley

Twelve cholera cases confirmed in Kathmandu Valley

KATHMANDU: Twelve people in the Kathmandu Valley are confirmed to have contracted cholera, according to the Department of Health Services (DHS). The DHS Director General Dr Dipendra Raman Singh sh...
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82 percent of ‘jar and bottle’ water in Kathmandu Valley contaminated

82 percent of ‘jar and bottle’ water in Kathmandu Valley contaminated

KATHMANDU, June 27: At the time the viral water-borne disease, cholera, outbreak is feared in Kathmandu Valley, 82 percent of jar and bottle water — that is considered safe to drink — has been foun...
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Sale of ‘Panipuri’ at roadsides banned in Lalitpur metropolis from today

Sale of ‘Panipuri’ at roadsides banned in Lalitpur metropolis from today

KATHMANDU, June 27: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City has banned sale of ‘pani puri and chatpate’ at roadsides from Monday. The metropolis has taken the decision in a bid to curb further spread of ch...
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Patients of sickle cell anemia on the rise in Banke

Patients of sickle cell anemia on the rise in Banke

Banke, 27 June (2022) - Patients of sickle cell anemia and thalassemia are on the rise, especially in Tharu community in Banke.  It was detected during medical screening of sickle cell anemia alon...
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Covid cases rise more than two-fold in last two weeks

Covid cases rise more than two-fold in last two weeks

Experts call for increased vigilance and awareness drive about the risks. Last week, two people infected with Covid-19 came in contact with doctors at Danfe Care, an organisation that provides tel...
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Hamro Patro is one of the first Nepali app to include Nepali Patro, launched in 2010. We started with a Nepali Calendar mobile app to help Nepalese living abroad stay in touch with Nepalese festivals and important dates in Nepali calendar year. Later on, to cater to the people who couldn’t type in Nepali using fonts like Preeti, Ganesh and even Nepali Unicode, we built nepali mobile keyboard called Hamro Nepali keyboard.