Ministry to adopt six-T strategy to fight COVID-19By Ajita Rijal
The Ministry of Health and Population has followed six-T strategy which includes Travel Restriction, Testing, Tracing, Tracking, Treatment and Together for the prevention and containment of COVID-19. On Monday, in his New Year message, Minister for Health and Population Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal said that the six-T strategy which has proved to be effective in other countries as well. “We have updated strategy to contain the coronavirus through the six-T formula to contain the virus,” said Minister...
Minister Dhakal conveys high admiration to health workersBy Ajita Rijal
Minister for Health and Population Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal has conveyed high admiration to all the health and medical professionals currently in the frontline to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, for their invaluable contribution and display of extraordinary strength and passion at these difficult times.
MoHP to conduct rapid tests in three districtsBy Ajita Rijal
The Ministry of Health and Population has decided to conduct test for COVID-19 through Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) in Baglung, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts. As per the decision of the Cabinet meeting held on Saturday, the MoHP has decided to conduct RDT at a large-scale as a way to mitigate the risk of coronavirus spread in the community.
Three more COVID-19 cases detected with first local transmissionBy Ajita Rijal
COVID-19 cases in Nepal reached nine after three new cases were detected on Saturday. The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) updated with three more positive cases of COVID-19 including the first local transmission case at its regular media briefing today.
Pregnant women experience unforeseen stress due to lockdownBy Ajita Rijal
At a time when the whole world is reeling under coronavirus pandemic, pregnant women are experiencing immense stress as they might be unable to reach hospital easily and receive doctors’ attention in case of complications thanks to lockdown.
Govt cancels medical equipment deal with Omni GroupBy Ajita Rijal
The government has scrapped a controversial procurement contract with Omni Group which had imported medical equipment meant for the treatment of coronavirus.
Contact tracing of returnees going on in full swing: MoHPBy Ajita Rijal
The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) Monday said that the test of some individuals who had come into contact with the COVID-19 infected people had come negative. Speaking at a regular media briefing on Monday, spokesperson at the MoHP Dr Bikash Devkota said, “Those relatives and friends of the four virus-infected persons, who contacted us were tested and all were found negative.”
China gives anti-corona medical aidBy Ajita Rijal
In order to expand the COVID -19 test facilities, the Ministry of Health and Population has started the lab facility at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan from Sunday.
13 coronavirus suspects in hospitalsBy Ajita Rijal
he Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has confirmed another case of COVID-19 on Friday.
Returnees asked to remain in self-quarantineBy Ajita Rijal
The Ministry of Health and Population Wednesday confirmed yet another positive case of COVID-19 in Nepal.