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The establishment of the Khokana Leprosarium in the nineteenth century was the beginning of organized leprosy services in Nepal.
The vision of leprosy control programme is to make Leprosy free Nepal.
Medical Treatment of Deprived Citizens (Bipanna Nagarik Kosh), Ministry of Health : Bipanna Nagarik Kosh was started after the Janandolan of 2062 BS. With the country slowly recovering from the decade long armed conflict, this Kosh was established to provide some financial relief to people from difficult and expensive diseases. Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer, Renal failure, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Head and Spinal injury, Sickle Cell Anaemia and Stroke are covered under this program.
Nepal have endorsed a commitment to align their national NCD targets towards the 2025 through the adopted Multi-Sectoral Action Plan for Prevention and Control of NCDs 2014- 2020.
Non-communicable diseases are a major public health problem in Nepal accounting for around 60% of…
Expression of Interest (EOI)- MoSD, Health Directorate, Province No. 3: The Province Government, Ministry of Social Development, Health Directorate, Province No. 3, Makawanpur, Hetauda is seeking an Expression of Interest (EOI) from experienced organizations to conduct Comprehensive Programme for Migrants.
Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Program updates, Nepal. EDCD initiated the implementation of Mass Drug Administration (MDA) in Parsa district in 2003 which was gradually scaled up to all endemic districts achieving 100% geographical coverage by FY 2069/70 (2013). The target of scaling up MDA to all endemic districts was achieved in 2013.
What is trachoma? Trachoma is a disease of the eye ? caused by infection with the bacterium Chlamydia…
Fractional Dose of Inactivated Polio Vaccine-fIPV Fractional Dose of Inactivated Polio Vaccine-fIPV: The Government of…