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90 percent drinking water projects completed

Sindhupalchowk :  Almost 90 percent of the drinking water projects, devastated by the 2015 earthquake in Sindhupalchowk district, have been so far complete. Reconstruction is

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smoking
Heartbreaker? Smoking causing millions of heart attacks, strokes: WHO

While the link between smoking and a range of cancers is well known, the World Health Organization warned Thursday there was too little awareness of tobacco's impact on the human

Breast cancer
Scientists discover how breast cancer hibernates: Study

Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows breast cancer cells to lie dormant in other parts of the body only to reemerge years later with lethal force, according to a

ebola
Congo’s Ebola risk ‘very high’ as confirmed virus cases rise

Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak now has 14 confirmed cases as health officials rush to contain the often deadly virus in a city of more than 1 million. The World Health

Health Insurance
3,142 registered for health insurance scheme in Khotang

A total 3,142 people have been registered so far from the district under the first phase of the government introduced Health Insurance Scheme.

cornea
Cornea collection center set up at Mechi Eye Hospital

The Mechi Eye Hospital at Sainikmode, Birtamod Municipality-3 in Jhapa district has started providing cornea transplant services by setting up a cornea collection center. 

leprosy
3,000 new leprosy patients diagnosed in Nepal per annum

Despite the World Health Organization's (WHO) target to eradicate leprosy by 2020, around 3,000 new leprosy patients are diagnosed in Nepal every year.

cancer-preventing food
Five cancer-preventing foods to get in our diet

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Western world; worldwide, it accounts for one in six deaths. Strikingly, almost a third of all deaths from cancer can

kidney transplantation
386 patients so far undergo kidney transplantation

The Human Organ Transplant Center, Bhaktapur has so far performed kidney transplant on 386 patients.

Damauli
Damauli hospital crammed with fever and pneumonia patients

With cold taking its toll in Tanahun, Damauli Hospital is receiving an increasing number of patients with cold-related diseases like cough and cold, fever and pneumonia, the health workers said.