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Janakpur Zonal Hospital struggling with lack of resources, by Suresh Yadav (rep 26/07/2017)

Trauma Centre gets Rs 3.5 million (ht 25/07/2017)

Medicine shortage hits health posts in Rukum, by Ganesh BK (rep 23/07/2017)

Bir Hospital to procure new medical equipment (ht 22/07/2017)

Hospitals reeling under acute shortage of blood in Sunsari (ht 22/07/2017)

Kohalpur hospitals reopen, by Tekendra Basyal (rep 20/07/2017)

Organ transplantation: Govt hospitals provide silver lining for patients; Experts, however, say challenges remain; stress infrastructure, human resources (kp 18/07/2017)

Mahara: Govt committed to upgrading Rapti Hospital (kp 16/07/2017)

Sickle Cell drugs shortage in Bheri Zonal Hospital, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 13/07/2017), SCD screening: Bheri Zone Hospital refuses free blood test, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 16/07/2017)

Bharatpur Hospital buys medical equipment worth Rs300m (kp 13/07/2017)

Same medical equipment but price gap of Rs 50m for 2 hospitals, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 13/07/2017)

HOTC ready to conduct more organ transplants (ht 12/07/2017)

Bir Hospital short of equipment, workforce (ht 11/07/2017)

Panel to probe kidney extraction (ht 11/07/2017)

Lax enforcement of free care rule at pvt hospitals (kp 09/07/2017)

Shortage of anti-rabies vaccine hits govt hospitals (ht 08/07/2017)

Govt hospitals in Biratnagar, Nepalgunj: NMC begins process to allocate PG seats (kp 07/07/2017)

Bir discontinues cardio-vascular services (ht 04/07/2017)

Bir to buy high-end radiotherapy machine for US$4.1m: Amount enough for machines for three hospitals, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 04/07/2017), Bir's radiotherapy machine tender call said to be illegal (rep 06/07/2017), MoH to probe into Bir scandal (rep 10/07/2017)

Rasuwa district hospital still in sick bed (ht 02/07/2017)

Abandoned patients face neglect in Bir hospital (ht 01/07/2017)

Bus park noise sparks tensions between Bir Hospital and KMC: In May last year, the bus station in the Old Bus Park was shifted to Khula Manch, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 22/06/2017)

Nagarik hospital tense following patient’s death (ht 22/06/2017)

HOTC launches endoscopic ultrasound service (ht 19/06/2017)

Graveyard at TUTH obstructs college building construction (ht 19/06/2017)

Mountain medicine, by Prakash Chandra Timilsena (kp 17/06/2017)

Bloody hell! Transfusion happening without testing blood for deadly diseases: No hospital in Nepal has kit to test HIV during the 'window period', by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 14/06/2017), Are blood transfusions to patients in Nepal safe?, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/06/2017)

Trauma centre launches own blood bank (ht 14/06/2017)

Senior doctors likely to quit BPKIHS (ht 13/06/2017)

Training for Bheri hospital staff:  SGNHC set to expand heart services to Nepalgunj; Cath lab equipment to arrive in about two months (kp 11/06/2017)

Health posts delivering quality services in quake-hit districts (ht 11/06/2017)

Rolpa District Hospital in a sorry state, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 07/06/2017)

Cancer specialty hospital opens, by Astha Wagle (kp 04/06/2017)

Bir Hospital to be upgraded to int’l standards (kp 30/05/2017)

Drugs crunch hits Bajura health posts (ht 27/05/2017)

Patients visiting BPKIHS hit hard as CT scan machine goes dysfunctional (ht 27/05/2017)

Govt to buy drugs for its hospitals in bid to slash prices: Private sector charging up to 2,200 pc higher than company prices, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 20/05/2017)

Seti Zonal Hospital opens its own pharmacy (ht 19/05/2017)

Pokhara hospitals face blood shortage (ht 13/05/2017)

Hospital classification to be based on services: According to new guidelines approved by the Cabinet, health facilities now onwards will not be classified on the basis of number of beds they have (kp 07/05/2017)

Health post still functioning under tents (ht 03/05/2017)

Panel faults Manipal Hospital for denying treatment to bus accident victims (kp 27/04/2017)

Norvic unveils upgradation plans (ht 24/04/2017)

MoH to open Janata Health Centers in urban areas (rep 18/04/2017)

Nepal Eye Hospital marks 43rd anniversary (ht 09/04/2017)

Ministry, KMC to set up 11 health centres: Aim to establish facilities in all wards of Kathmandu (kp 09/04/2017)

Two years since gorkha earthquake: Only a quarter of damaged health facilities rebuilt, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/04/2017)

UNICEF hands over first prefab health facility: The health post is one of 74 such facilities Unicef is helping to build after the 2015 earthquakes in three severely affected provinces (kp 04/04/2017)

Free dialysis service from 11 more hospitals (ht 03/04/2017)

ivil Service Hospital to expand capacity: A 130-bed facility to be built to cater to the growing number of patients (kp 02/04/2017)

Hospital drawing more patients (ht 31/03/2017)

KOICA upgrades Tikapur Hospital (kp 27/03/2017)

Football icon Messi building 14 health centres (kp 25/03/2017)

Squalor and neglect ill health post in Palpa, by Madhav Aryal (kp 24/03/2017)

X-ray, ECG machines unused, by Arjun Rajbanshi (kp 24/02/2017)

Youths vandalise Seti Zonal Hospital (ht 14/03/2017)

Govt to form separate authority to monitor health facilities (kp 03/03/2017)

Cashing in on tragedy: The growing epidemic of hospital vandalism and attacks on health workers reflects extreme politics and erosion of the rule of law in Nepal, by Sonia Awale (nt 03/03/2017)

Dhulikhel hospital admits mistake in patient’s death (ht 02/03/2017)

Health Minister's order fails to improve services at cancer hospital, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 28/02/2017)

Lack of health facility hits Kailali folks, by Prakash Singh (ht 20/02/2017)

Ilam District Hospital sick of shortage of docs, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 18/02/2017)

Baitadi PHC without doc for over 7 yrs, by Bira Gadal (rep 18/02/2017)

Dirty loos at hospital raise concern (ht 17/02/2017)

Gangalal heart centre set to expand services to mid-western region: The move is expected to benefit thousands of heart patients in the region who either have to travel to Kathmandu or hospitals in India for treatment, by Manish Gautam (kp 15/02/2017)

Specialty services: Services at district hospitals ‘soon’ (kp 12/02/2017), Minister Thapa vents his anger at bureaucratic red tape, by Manish Gautam (kp 16/02/2017)

Rs 960m allocated for equipment for PHCs (kp 10/02/2017)

Emergency operation service to be expanded (ht 10/02/2017)

Govt hospital-medical school collaboration: Health Ministry plans to extend specialty services, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/02/2017)

Costly medical equipment in disuse in govt hospitals (ht 05/02/2017)

Newborn baby goes missing from hospital ward in Birgunj: Relatives accuse doctors, nurse, administration of negligence (kp 04/02/2017)

Health Ministry set to run PG programmes in big govt hospitals: Each student who wishes to be enrolled in the course will have to sign a bond first, says Minister Thapa, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/02/2017)

'Rs 2.36 b splurged on community hospitals under party influence': Health Ministry has no details of funds distribution over 14 years, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 02/02/2017)

Basic services available at over 60pc health facilities: Survey, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/02/2017)

Narayani Hosp ‘denies’ people free medicines (kp 31/01/2017)

62 per cent health centres offer basic facilities (ht 31/01/2017)

With top positions vacant, Karnali hospital on verge of shutdown, by DB Buda (rep 30/01/2017)

Locals donate social security allowance to build health post (ht 26/01/2017)

Hospital  construction  fails to take off (kp 23/01/2017)

Army hospital in Chhauni to open its OPD for public (kp 21/01/2017)

Bir Hospital establishes own pharmacy on its premises: Expects to lower financial burden on patients by selling medicines at subsidised rates (kp 20/01/2017)

BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital: Plaint over ‘embezzlement’ of treatment support, by Shiva Puri (kp 20/01/2017)

Essential medicines to be available in districts soon: District hospitals provide 70 items of medicines free of cost (rep 17/01/2017)

Urban health centers in pathetic condition, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/01/2017)

Talks on opening NA hosp to public (kp 10/01/2017)

Upgraded Intensive Care Unit at Kanti Children’s Hospital inaugurated (ht 08/01/2017)

Staff crunch ails district hospital (kp 07/01/2017)

BPKMCH to bar docs from serving in private clinics (ht 07/01/2017)

Psychiatric hospital to be built in Nakhu Jail (rep 07/01/2017)

Will ensure 10pc free beds in private hospitals: Thapa (kp 04/01/2017)

Private drugs sellers’ syndicate blocks procurement for hospital pharmacy, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 03/01/2017)

Critical health care centralized in capital: 'About 80 percent of ICU beds are in Kathmandu Valley', by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 31/12/2016)

12 hospitals in Nepal running without beds, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 30/12/2016)

Health facilities told to register with MoH by Feb first week, by Manish Gautam (kp 23/12/2016)

Another 11 hospitals to avail free kidney dialysis service (rep 23/12/2016)

BP Cancer Hosp officials furnish clarifications: There were complaints  over financial irregularities, management’s failure to effectively mobilise  human resources (kp 23/12/2016)

MoH to set up 10 urban health promotion centres (kp 22/12/2016)

List of free medicines not made public at hospitals, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 22/12/2016)

Ministry seeks clarification from Bharatpur cancer hospital (rep 22/12/2016)

Illegal health centres apply for registration (ht 21/12/2016)

Tanahun DHO purchases medicines after MoH failed to supply them (ht 20/12/2016)

HOTC ready for more liver transplant surgeries (ht 19/12/2016)

Hospitals agree to extend service from Dec 16: Thapa, by Manish Gautam (kp 13/12/2016)

Over 60 pc clinics, labs in Valley illegal: MoH (ht 13/12/2016)

Bajura health facilities under acute drugs shortage (ht 13/12/2016)

No paracetamol at govt hospitals in 14 districts: No iron tablets in Nuwakot, Tanahun, Achham, Baitadi; Hospitals in Siraha, Bara, Dhanusha, Achham without antibiotics, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 12/12/2016)

Kin of deceased vandalise Chitwan Medical College: The patient had died due to eclampsia (ht 08/12/2016), Kin receive body of woman after a week (ht 12/12/2016)

Medical equipment worth billions dumped by govt hospitals: Hefty commissions suspected behind reluctance to repair, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 08/12/2016)

Reconstruction of health post buildings delayed, by Sudip Kaini (kp 07/12/2016)

Nepal Eye Hospital operation theatre renovated (ht 07/12/2016)

MoH to provide medical equipment to health centres (ht 07/12/2016)

Action to be taken against illegal health institutions (ht 03/12/2016)

Bir Hospital to have own pharmacy in a week, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/11/2016)

Many health facilities without buildings, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 28/11/2016)

Seti Zonal Hospital defying government directive (ht 26/11/2016)

Leaders stage fast-unto-death for hospital's improvement, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 26/11/2016), NSP leader Tiwari continues hunger strike for 11th day (04/12/2016), Another man on fast-unto-death seeking better health care for poor, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 05/12/2016), Tiwari’s hunger strike  get students’ backing (kp 07/12/2016), NHRC urges govt to address fasting Tiwari’s concerns: Civil society members seek immediate steps in view of his deteriorating health condition (kp 08/12/2016), Tiwari’s hunger strike enters 16th day (kp 09/12/2016), Tiwari signs 4-point deal with govt, ends fast (kp 11/12/2016)

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)

HOTC conducts first open heart surgery (ht 24/11/2016)

Doctors defy MoH orders: Say instruction to extend OPD services till 5pm is not possible in the present situation (kp 23/11/2016)

DPHO Kaski monitors 24 private health facilities (ht 22/11/2016)

Hospitals told to allocate beds for the poor (ht 20/11/2016)

Ministry seals seven ‘illegal’ clinics (kp 17/11/2016), Govt seals 37 clinics in Valley in five days (rep 19/11/2016), 37 pharmacies and clinics sealed in Valley (ht 20/11/2016)

Decision to send doctors to all health facilities not likely to succeed (ht 14/11/2016), Services affected with doctors’ posts lying vacant (ht 16/11/2016)

Hospital cabins for VVIPs unused, only few prefer treatment there, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 16/11/2016)

Lumbini Zonal Hospital gets neonatal intensive care unit (ht 05/11/2016)

Drugs shortage hits Parbat hospital (kp 31/10/2016)

Unmanaged laboratories, unhealthy practices: Loopholes in policy encourages black marketers to play foul with public health, by Sujata Awale (ht 30/10/2016)

Jajarkot hospital fails to provide quality health care to patients (ht 28/10/2016)

Name plates placed to keep tab on truant doctors in hospitals (ht 27/10/2016), No duty: Strong departmental action must be taken against those who flout the hospital rules and remain absent during working hours (ht 28/10/2016)

Madhupatti health post running from VDC office (ht 27/10/2016)

No OPD service after 3 pm despite govt directive, by Devendra Basnet (rep 20/10/2016)

Networked hospitals don’t take emergency reporting seriously: The EWARS was set up to improve the disease reporting mechanism so that the EDCD could prioritise its planning and intervention in case of a disease outbreak (kp 19/10/2016)

Minister for police hosp to admit public (kp 15/10/2016)

Hospitals running short of doctors, nurses, by Arjun Poudel (ht 15/10/2016)

Govt hospitals asked to open own pharmacies: Move aimed at making medicines cheaper for patients (kp 14/10/2016)

Seti Zonal Hospital gets dialysis machine (ht 05/10/2016)

Tilganga Eye Hospital applies ‘Robin Hood’ effect to treat blind people: The hospital charges more from rich patients to cover the costs of those who cannot afford treatment, by Arjun Poudel (ht 03/10/2016)

Primary health centre sans building since earthquake, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 01/10/2016)

Footage showing medics apologising draws criticism, by Manish Gautam (ht 29/09/2016), Charikot Hospital shuts down emergency service as well, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 30/09/2016), Docs leave Charikot after being forced apologize publicly, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 30/09/2016), Panel begins probes into hospital row (kp 01/10/2016), Charikot Hosp resumes emergency service: Home Ministry recalls Assistant CDO Aulakh Bahadur Ale and DSP Rabin Karki to Kathmandu (kp 02/10/2016)

NAMS senate decides to change name: Proposes Manmohan Memorial National Academy of Medical Sciences, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/09/2016), Manmohan Institute Bill withdrawn from House: NAMS senate decision to change name approved, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/09/2016)

Not a single doctor in Jogbudha Hospital (ht 21/09/2016)

Manpower crunch hits ICU services (ht 19/09/2016)

Teku hospital to begin ICU services soon (ht 18/09/2016)

Rs 1b for rebuilding health facilities (kp 16/09/2016)

Poor service at Kanti concerns Minister Thapa (kp 14/09/2016)

Post-mortem reports in Dhading ‘unscientific’ (kp 13/09/2016)

Bitter pills: If politicians had to use public hospitals, they would make efforts to improve them (kp 12/09/2016)

Medical equipment auctioned for trifling sum (ht 10/09/2016)

BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital sans CT scan machine (ht 08/09/2016)

VVIP rooms at Bir, TUTH empty while millions spent on checkups abroad, by Arjun Poudel (rep 27/08/2016)

Health facilities across the country without essential drugs, by Arjun Poudel (rep 26/08/2016)

Manpower crunch hits Narayani sub-regional hospital in Birgunj (ht 18/08/2016)

Jha pledges to upgrade Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital (ht 15/08/2016)

90 of 724 quake-struck health facilities rebuilt: 103 health facility buildings were damaged in Kavre, 90 in Sindhupalchok, 89 in Kathmandu, 83 in Gorkha (kp 14/08/2016), 8 Dhading health posts receive pre-fab buildings (kp 14/08/2016)

Lack of infrastructure hits health service (ht 12/08/2016)

New govt sets easy targets: Postings in three months: Only 20 of the 205 PHCCs are without doctors, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/08/2016)

Private hospitals do not share info: DPHO (rep 10/08/2016)

Madhupatti health post running from VDC office (ht 04/08/2016)

Situation of cancer hospital improving (ht 03/08/2016)

Tanahun hospitals overwhelmed by patients (ht 29/07/2016)

Bir Hospital gets genetic testing lab (ht 28/07/2016)

Bir Hospital to be relocated to Bhaktapur (kp 23/07/2016)

Health post at high risk of flood, landslide (ht 17/07/2016)

TUTH tells Dr KC to take his hunger strike elsewhere (kp 09/07/2016), Dr KC’s indefinite fast set to face ‘furious protest’: A group of docs stands against him ‘at CIAA’s behest’, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/07/2016)

Docs raise serious questions over quality of hospital ICU, by Arjun Poudel (rep 09/07/2016)

Patients treated on the floor of hospital (ht 08/07/2016)

District hospital gets solar plant: Alternative Energy Promotion Centre has set up a 3,000-watt capacity solar electricity plant for Bajhang District Hospital, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 04/07/2016)

Jogbudha Hospital in dire need of equipment, drugs (ht 25/06/2016)

Quake-hit Trishuli Hospital gets pre-fabricated building (kp 21/06/2016)

Cancer hospital in desperate need of more beds (ht 20/06/2016)

Siraha hospital mismanagement worries locals, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 15/06/2016)

Action against middlemen increases cancer hospital’s income (ht 13/06/2016)

Most Chitwan health facilities flouting government guidelines (ht 11/06/2016)

Western regional hospital infested with bed bugs, by Bharat Koirala (ht 11/06/2016)

Burn centre receives modern equipment (ht 10/06/2016)

Seti Zonal Hospital facing drug crunch (ht 09/06/2016)

Baitadi medicos strike over attack on official (kp 08/06/2016)

Gorkha District Hospital in shambles: Patients suffer in lack of specialists, pharmacy and electricity backup, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 06/06/2016)

Chitwan DPHO tightens noose on illegally run health facilities (ht 05/06/2016)

Woman accuses hospital in Surkhet of rendering her blind (kp 02/06/2016)

Patients forced to opt for private clinics (ht 30/05/2016)

Sagarmatha Zonal hospital in sorry state (ht 19/05/2016)

District hospital without chief, lacks free medicines, by Madan Thakur (rep 19/05/2016)

Humla district hospital appoints additional doctors (kp 18/05/2016)

Construction companies ignoring contracts to build health posts (ht 16/05/2016)

Bharatpur Hospital begins NICU (ht 12/05/2016)

Village that relies on witch doctor’s ‘cure’: The closest health post from is a six hours walk from Gati VDC, by Anish Tiwari (kp 04/05/2016)

Patience with patients: Nepal’s most state-of-the-art hospital is reducing the number of patients going abroad for treatment (nt 06/05/2016)

Community hospitals ineligible for grants: Lack of transparency in Valley hospitals and political meddling force ministry to deny funds (kp 01/05/2016)

Korea-Nepal hospital brings cardiology unit into operation (kp 29/04/2016)

40 health facilities rebuilt so far, says Health ministry: The ministry struggles to reconstruct 270 health posts that were housed in rooms made available by the local government (kp 26/04/2016)

Light of hope: TUTH’s disaster preparedness shows that the government should initiate similar plans in all public health facilities in the country, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/04/2016)

Injection of reality: Ailing condition of the government hospitals should ring alarms bells (kp 22/04/2016)

Bir Hospital sets up emergency containers (rep 22/04/2016)

Cancer hospital gets equipment (ht 22/04/2016)

Poor hospital service affects cancer patients, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 20/04/2016)

Norvic celebrates 23rd anniversary (ht 17/04/2016)

Narayani hospital’s OR without surgical lights: Doctors at the country’s second oldest hospital performs surgeries under the light of hand-held torch, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 14/04/2016)

Hospital struggles to treat patients from tents, by Arjun Poudel (rep 11/04/2016)

Time for change: To provide quality healthcare to patients, doctors should be able to focus on clinical care, by Bikash Gauchan and Ryan Schwarz (kp 10/04/2016)

Relatives allege negligence as patient dies in Rukum hospital (ht 09/04/2016)

Thori health post without essential medicines, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 09/04/2016)

Hospital extends service (kp 03/04/2016)

Bir Hospital to start DNA testing: First time in Nepal (rep 24/03/2016)

Mission Hospital gets its water from Bheri River (ht 24/03/2016)

Construction of at least six health facilities in limbo (ht 21/03/2016)

Absence of doctor in Mugu hospital threatens patients' life, by Suman Malla (rep 19/03/2016)

Unable to pay bills, patient languishes in trauma centre with wife, children, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 17/03/2016), Patient rescued from trauma centre (ht 21/03/2016)

Dedicated power line cut-off: NMA warns of health service disruption (kp 13/03/2016), NMA sees red over power cuts in hospitals (ht 13/03/2016)

Lahan hospital selling unwanted newborn to childless women, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 10/03/2016)

699 health facilities ‘rebuilt’ (kp 09/03/2016)

Construction of over half dozen health posts in limbo, by Janak KC (rep 09/03/2016)

6,000 people benefit from free medical service in Dolakha: The centre, which is upgrading the current 30-bed facility to 50 beds, plans to build a 450-bed hospital in the future, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 08/03/2016)

Hospital tense over patient’s death in Jhapa (ht 08/03/2016)

District hospital in dilapidated state (ht 25/02/2016)

Health facilities in Banke, Baridya face drugs shortage, by Thakur Singh Tharu and Kamal Panthi (kp 24/02/2016)

Government starts process to acquire Manmohan Institute: Medical college may be turned into public entity as per new policy, by Manish Gautam (kp 23/02/2016), Healthy alternative: Public pressure forces govt to transfer medical college owned by MPs to state (kp 25/02/2016)

Dedicated feeder power supply in private hospitals to be cut off (ht 23/02/2016)

Hospitals resume services snubbing government notice: Last May, the Health Ministry had directed  private hospitals and  nursing homes to operate from their usual station only after ascertaining safety of their building (kp 21/02/2016)

Had no time to take Koirala to hospital: Dr Yogi (ht 12/02/2016), TUTH phone didn't respond even after dialing 13 times: Dr Yogi, by Arjun Poudel (rep 12/02/2016), TUTH orders probe into phone not responding: About 50 percent of hospital's phones do not work, by Arjun Poudel (rep 13/012/2016)

Experts flay bill on Manmohan Adhikari academy (ht 07/02/2016)

Shortage of health workers hits Humla health centres hard (ht 07/02/2017)

Koshi Hospital starts cancer treatment with a major component missing, by Binod Subedi (rep 01/02/2016)

MPs to deliberate law on institute with their stakes: Parliament has sent Manmohan Academy Bill to its committee where influential CPN-UML leaders with stakes in the proposed academy are the members, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/01/2016), Public campaign launched against government move (kp 25/01/2016), Civil society members decry bill (kp 28/01/2016)

Govt struggles to relocate damaged health facilities: Land acquisition problem  halts the reconstruction of health facilities which are first point of care at the community level (kp 21/01/2016)

Bharatpur Hospital preparing to add 165 additional beds, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 20/01/2016)

Darchula, Parbat reel under medicine crisis, by Manoj Badu (kp 18/01/2016)

Govt targets to restore at least 446 health facilities in 6 months: Rs6.5b, out of health sector’s Rs14.7b need, to be immediately available (kp 17/01/2016)

Power-starved hospital treats patients by candlelight, by Janak KC (rep 16/01/2016)

Bir cancer patients deprived of radiotherapy (rep 15/01/2016)

Drug shortage in hospital (kp 08/01/2016) [related to Jajarkot]

Man Mohan Hospital row: CPN-UML in bid to bend the rules, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/12/2015), Experts flay govt move on Manmohan hospital, by Manish Gautam (kp 31/12/2015), MPs call for making hospital state entity: Register amendments, seek to change the name, by Binod Ghimire (kp 02/01/2016), Koirala govt ‘breached trust’, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/01/2016)

UNICEF to restore health facilities in quake-hit areas (ht 25/12/2015)

Fire destroys Jumla hospital building, by LP Devkota (kp 20/12/2015)

Saptari hospitals closed for last 20 days, patients hit (kp 12/12/2015)

Rs 1.5 billion earmarked for rebuilding health facilities (kp 08/12/2015)

Crisis forces hospitals to cut down services (ht 25/11/2015)

Free bus service to hospitals on cards: Move is expected to give patients some respite, by Anup Ojha (kp 18/11/2015)

Shortage of supplies: Hospitals forced to cut down surgeries, by Manish Gautam (kp 17/11/2015), Gangalal to cut down number of surgeries, by Arjun Poudel (rep 17/11/2015)

Drug shortage hits Rautahat hospital (ht 11/12/2015)

Drug shortage hits hospitals (ht 06/11/2015)

Seti Zonal Hospital yet to start ICU services, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 02/11/2015)

TUTH gets new cold room (kp 30/10/2015), Body storage capacity of DoFM increased (ht 01/11/2015)

Fuel blockade hits Valley hospitals hard, by Arjun Poudel (rep 30/10/2015)

Hospital lacks doctors, nurses, by Prakash Baral (kp 18/10/2015)

Fuel, medicine shortage paralyses Valley hospitals: NMA president says if the shortage persists for another week, hospitals may be shut (ht 09/10/2015)

OPD services shut at TUTH: A doctor says they will be compelled to stop working completely if the government does not heed their demands (kp 27/09/2015)

Hospital grappling with bed-medicine-crunch (ht 24/09/2015)

Amda-Mechi reopens after two years: Hospital Management Committee chief says they resumed services after donors agreed to provide aid for the next six months, by Parbat Portel (kp 14/09/2015)

Pokhara regional hospital without CT scan machine (ht 12/09/2015)

Kavre health centres face acute water crunch (ht 05/09/2015)

Chitwan hospitals not renewing their licences (ht 13/08/2015)

Lack of pharmacy at hospital hits patients, by Keshavsharan Lamichhane (rep 11/08/2015)

Narayani hospital in shortage of docs: Patients are compelled to go to private hospitals and clinics since the government has not been able to hire new doctors, by Shankar Acharya (kp 02/08/2015)

Modern eye hospital, centre in Kirtipur (ht 01/08/2015)

Bharatpur Hospital struggling to manage cadavers (ht 28/07/2015)

Rautahat Hospital sans doctor for week (ht 24/07/2015)

Kanti starts child and adolescent mental health OPD (ht 23/07/2015)

Kolti Primary health centre sans doctor: Both medical practioners there were transferred elsewhere (ht 17/07/2015)

Women compelled to get treatment on hospital floor, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 12/07/2015)

Free medicines found on sale at private clinics (rep 11/07/2015)

Hospital hard put with surge in patient flow (ht 09/07/2015)

Kolti Health Post under threat (ht 07/07/2015)

Zonal hospital grapples with dearth of vaccine, by Mohan Budhair (kp 06/07/2015)

Police get mobile hospital (kp 02/07/2015)

Donors favor construction of prefab health facilities (rep 02/07/2015)

ART centre established in Okhaldhunga (ht 02/07/2015)

Hospitals running in commercial spaces, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 01/07/2015)

Nobel Medical College shut indefinitely (kp 29/06/2015)

‘Ensure hospitals run own pharmacies’, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 29/06/2015)

Poor construction led to severe damage to Chautara Hospital: British experts (kp 21/06/2015)

Engineers to estimate cost of hospital repairs (ht 20/06/2015)

Water crisis in Jogbudha Hospital (ht 20/06/2015)

Patients suffer as Gorkha district hospital operates from tents, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 17/06/2015)

Bharatpur Cancer Hospital in dire straits, by Tilak Ram Rimal (ht 12/06/2015)

Ne-Koryo Hospital in Damauli picketed after patient’s death (ht 10/06/2015)

Hospital serves patients under tents, by Sudip Kaini (kp 08/06/2015)

Huge flow of earthquake patients causes financial burden to Bharatpur hospital, by Pawan Yadav (kp 04/06/2015)

Autopsies conducted in the open in Bajura (ht 03/06/2015)

Bharatpur Hospital in financial crisis (ht 02/06/2015)

Construction of health posts in limbo: The sub-contractors have been at large (ht 02/06/2015)

Trishuli Hospital providing treatment under tents, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 01/06/2015)

Ramechhap health facilities in ruins: Most of them providing services from makeshift tents (ht 30/05/2015)

When it rains, it pours: The monsoon will compound post-earthquake health problems as families cope with infections, by Sonia Awale (nt 29/05/2015)

Quake victims turned away by private hospitals: MoHP urges them to visit government health facilities, by Arjun Poudel (rep 29/05/2015)

35 health facilities in Kavre in ruins (ht 27/05/2015)

Private hospitals fleecing earthquake victims, by Arjun Poudel (rep 25/05/2015)

Bhaktapur Hospital operating from tents (ht 21/05/2015)

Second major earthquake keeps medical staff, patients outdoors (kp 18/05/2015)

Hospitals told to verify building safety before resuming services (ht 17/05/2015)

Friends in need: Teaching Hospital was able to function efficiently after the quake with the help of many others, by Deepak Prakash Mahara and Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 17/05/2015)

Bir Hospital’s patients moved to trauma centre (ht 14/05/2015)

Services resume at maternity hospital, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 10/05/2015)

Kirtipur Hospital ailing for want of medical supplies, by Som Nath Ghimire (ht 07/05/2015)

Expired medicines at Salyan health facilities (kp 25/04/2015)

Seti Zonal Hospital’s ICU to come into operation by June (ht 25/04/2015)

Flow of patients to Bheri hospital on the rise, by Arjun Oli (rep 25/04/2015)

Staffers using umbrellas to protect medicine (ht 20/04/2015)

Rolpa hospital lacks blood bank, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 19/04/2015)

Encroachment of hospital land goes unchecked, by Amrita Anamol (kp 16/04/2015)

Garbage surrounds Chitwan's biggest hospital, by Chandni Hamal (rep 15/04/2015)

KMC run clinics lack basic medicines, by Arjun Poudel (rep 14/04/2015)

Grande’s ‘Health for All’ project (kp 29/03/2015)

Unmanaged waste makes hospital reek (ht 28/03/2015)

Patients suffer as resident doctors shun work at TUTH (rep 28/03/2015)

Political interference puts Bheri hospital in fix, by Janak Nepal (kp 26/03/2015)

Hospital canteens found selling substandard food, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 26/03/2015)

District hospital left without water, by Pabitra Kumar Shahi (rep 24/03/2015)

Truancy hits med care in Jhule VDC, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 13/03/2015)

Burn victim suffers owing to poorly-equipped rural hospital, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 09/03/2015)

Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital adds new ward (kp 08/03/2015)

Regional leprosy clinic closed; patients hit hard (ht 06/03/2015)

Dahal inaugurates 700-bed hospital in Birtamod (kp 03/03/2015)

Health post ailing for want of resources, by Byas Shankar Upadhyaya (ht 28/02/2015)

Panel to probe death at Bheri Zonal Hospital (ht 26/02/2015)

BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital in dire straits (ht 23/02/2015)

City with hotels, casinos lacks a decent hospital, by Parbat Portel (kp 17/02/2015) [on Kakarvitta]

No takers for Bir’s VVIP, VIP wards: Threat of facility turning into white elephant looms (ht 12/02/2015)

Eye hospital provides free surgery to 60,000 in a year, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 12/02/2015)

Senior citizens get discounted service at BPKHIS, by Rohit Rai (rep 12/02/2015)

Bir Hospital to start services at Trauma Centre from today, by Manish Gautam (kp 11/02/2015)

Hospital in Rolpa turning into death trap, by Devendra Basnet and Hira Bahadur Khatri (rep 11/02/2015)

Bir Hospital to start genetic lab this fiscal (ht 09/02/2015)

China-gifted mobile hospital given to cooperative, by Arjun Poudel (rep 09/02/2015)

Man seeks justice after wife dies: Says noone was present at health post when services needed (ht 07/201/2015)

BP cancer hospital ailed by political meddling, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 04/02/2015)

Trauma Center in a fix, by Arjun Poudel (rep 04/01/2015)

Bir Hospital to house genetic lab, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/02/2015)

Patients hit hard as CT Scan goes kaput: Cancer hospital says can’t afford a new machine (ht 01/02/2015)

Public deprived of service at National Trauma Centre (ht 26/01/2015)

Pvt pharmacies at Bir fleecing patients, by Arjun Poudel (rep 26/01/2014)

Bharatpur Hospital to run MD, MS courses, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 24/01/2015)

Surgeries postponed at Bir due to strike: All hospitals see fewer patients than usual (rep 14/01/2015)

Govt adds health posts, workers: Cabinet endorses Health Ministry’s plan to upgrade 2,052 sub-health posts as health posts and create 7,400 posts for staffers (kp 10/01/2015)

Apex court stays govt decision to operate National Trauma Centre under NAMS (ht 09/01/2015)

Patients suffer as senior health personnel continue protest, by Shankar Acharya (kp 05/01/2014)

Confusion looms over operation of Civil Hospital: Govt has been asked to run it under MoHP (ht 02/01/2015)

Quality of health facilities stressed (ht 02/01/2015)

Over 2,200 sub-health posts to be upgraded (rep 30/12/2014)

Separate Bir Hospital from NAMS, suggests parliamentary sub-panel (ht 26/12/2014)

Rangeli hospital lacks resources (ht 26/12/2014)

Construction of health facilities stalled for one year (ht 26/12/2014)

District hospital limps along without doctors, by Pabitra Kumar Sahi (rep 26/12/2014)

Bir set to expand OPD services (ht 25/12/2014)

‘Potty patients’ swarm hospital, by Harihar Singh Rathaur (kp 21/12/2014)

Far-west folks seek ICU service (ht 15/12/2014), First ICU service in the far western region soon, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 16/12/2014)

Hospitals charge exorbitantly for blood, cite additional tests, by Arjun Poudel (rep 13/12/2014)

Hospital fails to vacate shops despite serving eviction notices, by Amrita Anmol (kp 12/12/2014)

Modern hospital a matter of joy for villagers, by Shiva Sharma and Purna BK (kp 11/12/2014)

Civil Service Hospital to start bone marrow transplant service (ht 11/12/2014)

Hepatitis B, C spread at Organ Transplant Center: 28 infected, 19 in just one month, by Arjun Poudel (rep 08/12/2014), Renal patients accuse Organ Transplant Center of negligence: Claim blood supplied by center was contaminated, by Arjun Poudel (rep 09/12/2014)

Bir’s VVIP, VIP wards come into operation today (ht 05/12/2014) [VIPs deserve better service than other citizens???]

Mountain folks deprived of health facilities (ht 29/11/2014)

Hospitals in shambles for lack of resources, by Barun Paneru (rep 21/11/2014)

Contractor’s ‘neglect’ halts health post construction (kp 20/11/2014)

Bharatpur Hospital is central Tarai’s new ‘medical centre’, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 17/11/2014)

Panel suggests correctivesteps to rescue BPKIHS, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 15/11/2014)

Maternity hospital to renovate OTs to prevent infection (rep 10/11/2014)

Kabilas locals upbeat after new hospital starts service, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 05/11/2014)

‘Dearth of funds’ delays autopsy, by Shiva Puri (kp 02/11/2014)

Doctors ignore minister’s notice, patients left unattended (ht 30/10/2014)

People on hunger strike ailing BirFast-unto-death bid even in ICU hampering services, say officials (ht 30/10/2014)

Modi to transfer Trauma Centre after much delay (kp 28/10/2014), Six years and counting: Given high number of injuries-related deaths, the govt should jumpstart the Trauma Centre (kp 29/10/2014), Trauma centre to open shortly, says minister, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 09/11/2014), Modi, PM inaugurate trauma centre (kp 26/11/2014), India hands over National Trauma Centre to Nepal: Construction was completed in 2009 (ht 26/11/2014), Trauma centre comes into operation today (ht 30/11/2014), National Trauma Centre’s trauma continues (ht 13/12/2014)

Pvt clinics running on hospital premises, by Janak Nepal (kp 28/10/2014)

Docs’ foreign junket leaves patients in lurch, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 23/10/2014)

Bajura health facilities ailing for want of medicine (ht 21/10/2014)

Patients denied free drugs, by Kamal Panthi (kp 16/10/2014)

Who cares a fig: Seti Zonal hospital lacks basic diagnostic facility to treat sickle cell anemia, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 16/10/2014)

Health posts at inconvenient locations giving locals headache (ht 15/10/2014)

Pokhara pharmacies running clinics illegally (ht 14/10/2014)

Stir, mismanagement takes toll on BPKIHS, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 13/10/2014), Hospital emergency: The ongoing strike at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences is detrimental to the long-term health of the institution, by Mukesh Kumar Sah (kp 14/10/2014)

Khotang hospital treating patients on floors: 15-bed facility on the verge of collapse (ht 11/10/2014)

Govt enforces new affiliation decree: Nursing colleges must have dedicated hospitals for  practical learning in order to acquire teaching licence (kp 08/10/2014)

Census of pvt hospitals in Nepal: Medical sector a lure for pvt players, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/10/2014)

Rs 30m support for health institutions (kp 30/09/2013)

Chaos thy name is BPKIHS, by Rohit Rai (rep 28/09/2014)

Hetauda pharmacies running clinics without prior registration (ht 28/09/2014)

Hospital vandalised, seveninjured after woman dies (ht 24/09/2014)

Docs treating patients outside the hospital (ht 23/09/2014)

Potholes on road leading to hospitals giving patients tough time: Authorities turn a blind eye despite health facilities informing them (ht 19/09/2014)

Hospital staff protest, padlock offices at BPKIHS (ht 17/09/2014), Staffers bring BPKIHS to halt (kp 19/09/2014), Agitation at BPKIHS hits patients hard (ht 22/09/2014)

District hospital manned by junior health staff (ht 08/09/2014)

Hospital attracts women with quality services, by Manoj Poudel (kp 07/09/2014)

High child mortality at zonal hospital worries service seekers, by Jitendra Kumar Jha (rep 05/09/2014)

Doctors refer patients to private laboratories ‘for commission’ (kp 04/09/2014)

Bharatpur Hospital shut in protest, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 04/09/2014), Hospital staffers halt services, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 05/09/2014), Bharatpur Hospital shut for second day (ht 05/09/2014), Services resume at Bharatpur Hospital (ht 06/09/2014)

NAMS decides to expand specialty programmes (kp 01/09/2014)

Plan to upgrade district hospital in limbo (ht 29/08/2014)

Bir Hospital rolls up sleeves to reclaim past glory (rep 28/08/2014)

‘First’ hospital for elderly in Nuwakot (kp 25/08/2014)

Army hospital to serve public (kp 24/08/2014)

Danger zones: Our private hospitals openly defy government rules and have been on an extorsion spree because public hospitals are failing, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 21/08/2014)

Valley hospitals earn three times more than others (ht 16/08/2014)

Bir docs resume work (kp 12/08/2014), Govt agrees to Bir docs’ demands: 15-day long protest ends (ht 12/08/2014), Resident docs end protest after deal, services resuming from today (rep 12/08/2014)

NAMS vacancies filled but doctors still on strike (ht 11/08/2014), Office-bearers appointed in NAMS: Protesters at Bir Hospital holding talks with authorities regarding other demands (ht 11/08/2014)

Doc's protest hits the poor as public hospitals turn patients away: Public hospitals refer patients to private centers from emergencies, by Arjun Poudel (rep 10/08/2014)

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

Private hospital employees inwest earn most, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 08/08/2014)

Rural Myagdi village gets health post (kp 07/08/2014)

30 years on, regional hospital still in limbo (ht 07/08/2014) [related to Doti district]

CIAA raids Bir Hospital; procurement papers seized (kp 06/08/2014)

Patients being made to pay for free medical kits, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 02/08/2014)

Health posts shut in Lalitpur (ht 23/07/2014)

Doctors demand reforms at Bir Hospital (kp 22/07/2014), Bir resident docs warn of halting all services (ht 22/07/2014), Agitating Bir doctors visit MoHP (ht 23/07/2014), Bir docs announce indefinite strike, by Manish Gautam (kp 27/07/2014), Bir Hospital doctors on strike for reforms (kp 28/07/2014), Bir Hospital doctors on strike (ht 28/07/2014), An ailing hospital (ht 29/07/2014), Where the hospital itself is sick!, by Arjun Poudel (rep 29/07/2014), Bir docs refuse to call off protest (ht 30/07/2014), Sick system (rep 30/07/2014), More patients groan as strike persists, by Manish Gautam (kp 31/07/2014), Bir docs to spread protest in other hospitals: Not to provide services in various medical institutions in the capital (ht 31/07/2014), CIAA to ministry: End Bir mess; A joint-secretary-led team of the anti-graft body inspects hospital and talks to agitating doctors (kp 01/08/2014), SC moved against protest (ht 01/08/2014), Hosp serving a fraction of patients (kp 01/08/2014), Prescription for change: Govt should address demands of agitating doctors at Bir Hospital and end their strike (kp 01/08/2014), Bir gets weaker as docs’ stir continues: Patients suffering; Number of people visiting hospital significantly down (ht 01/08/2014), Adhikari blames PM for delay in VC appointment: Chides agitating doctors, says they must fulfil their responsibility (ht 02/08/2014), Minister says PM delayed health apptt (kp 02/08/2014), Emergency servicehalted in hospitalsof Kathmandu (ht 04/08/2014), Docs halt emergency service (kp 05/08/2014) [?????], Bir protest continues with no solution in sight: Talks between Health Minister Adhikari and NAMS officials fail to yield any positive result (ht 06/08/2014, Parliament panel dwells on Bir crisis (ht 07/08/2014), House panel urges striking Bir doctors to resolve crisis, resume services (ht 08/08/2014)

No breakthough in Manipal Hospital shutdown (ht 22/07/2014), Manipal Medical College strike ends (ht 23/07/2014)

Khotang PHC sans doctors (ht 22/07/2014)

Mess in Mugu: Health workers playing truant erode public trust, by Suman Malla (rep 18/07/2014)

Vital services at Bir to stop if budget not issued at once, by Arjun Poudel (ht 17/07/2014)

Patients being treated on hospital floor (ht 10/07/2014)

Five crore-rupee aid for Dhulikhel Hospital (ht 07/07/2014)

In-house pharmacy: Govt hospitals ignore directive, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/07/2014)

Bir Hospital seeks Rs 220 m for ongoing fiscal (rep 02/07/2014)

Hetauda Hospital faces corruption charges (ht 29/06/2014)

Rautahat Hospital closed indefinitely (ht 25/06/2014)

Health posts lacking human resources and medicines, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 22/06/2014)

Palpa health post improves service delivery, by Madhav Aryal (kp 16/06/2014)

83 pc hospitals fail to manage wastewater (rep 12/06/2014)

Nepal Cancer Hospital to acquire new technology (ht 09/06/2014)

Operating licence renewal: Pvt hospitals snub govt call, by Manish Gautam (kp 08/06/2014)

Western region hospital sans nephrologists (ht 08/06/2014)

Manpower crunch cripples Khotang health facilities, by Dilip Khatry (ht 08/06/2014)

BPKIHS seeks govt help to end employees’ strike, by Pradip Meyangbo (kp 05/06/2014)

Pokhara hospital tense after patient’s death, by Prem Nepali (kp 04/06/2014)

Health facilities crippled in Bhojpur (ht 02/06/2014)

Solar-powered light for Bir Hospital (kp 29/05/2014)

Woman dies after kidney operation, hospital pays compensation (ht 28/05/2014)

Debt-ridden hospital stops X-ray service (ht 28/05/2014)

Doctors’ strike affects BPKIHS services, by Pradip Menyangbo (kp 26/05/2014), Protesting BPKIHS staffers held (kp 31/05/2014)

Bharatpur Hospital neglects elderly men, by Pawan Yadav (kp 19/05/2014)

Govt to crack down on illegal hospitals: To make public details of such health facilities,medical colleges, pharmacies (ht 16/05/2014)

Corruption alleged in hospital: Floors of newly constructed building coming off (ht 15/05/2014)

Health posts lack medicines (kp 11/05/2014)

District hospital charges Rs 100 per anti-rabies shot, by Chhabi Lal Tiwari (rep 11/05/2014)

A healthy economy: Building hospitals in rural areas will not only provide much-needed health care to the people  who don't have it in today's Nepal, but will also spur economic growth in those regions, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/05/2014)

Sub-health post runs 24-hour services, by Sudip Kaini (kp 08/05/2014)

Hospital staff mistreating  patients, complain locals (ht 05/05/2014)

Hospital tense after mother, newborn die (ht 04/05/2014), Tension continues at GMC (ht 05/05/2014)

Where patients are prescribed death: Careless treatment, manipulated reports, by Ramu Sapkota (rep 03/05/2014)

Writ petitioners move SC demanding cancellation of TUTH vacancy notice (ht 01/05/2014)

Trauma Centre to open soon (kp 26/04/2014)

Chepangs deprived of timely treatment, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 26/04/2014)

MEF demands cancellation of TUTH vacancies: Madhesi Employees’Forum says inclusion principle not followed (ht 25/04/2014)

Hospital staffers mistake ailing boy for dead girl, by Amrita Anamol (kp 25/04/2014), Newborns swapped, hospital tense (ht 25/04/2014)

Kin blame hospital for delivery deaths (ht 24/04/2014)

BPKIHS sans registrar for nearly a year, by Rohit Rai (rep 23/04/2014)

Gorkha Hospital running out of food for patients, by Narhari Sapkota (rep23/04/2014)

Private health facilities hike OPD service fees (ht 22/04/2014)

Norvic opens diagnostic centre (kp 16/04/2014)

Dipayal sans health facilities (ht 16/04/2014)

Banke DPHO starts hospital monitoring, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 10/04/2014)

Kanti Hospital docs postpone protests (ht 29/03/2014), Junior docs shun Kanti Children's OPD, by Arjun Poudel (rep 29/03/2014)

TUTH to launch its blood bank next week (rep 27/03/2014)

Civil society’s initiatives help bring change in health facilities (ht 23/03/2014)

Hospital blamed for minor’s death (kp 18/03/2014)

Pains of motherhood: Just 35km from the Capital, in Lalitpur, health posts are in dismal conditions, by Shradha Giri Bohara (kp 18/03/2014)

Primary health centre gets doc after 20 years, by Shahiman Rai (kp 16/03/2014)

Hospital’s poor sanitation riles patients (ht 16/03/2014)

Govt health facility fails to win trust of Parsa women (ht 16/03/2014)

Hospital giving date-expired drugs (ht 11/03/2014)

Hospital halts C-section service, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 08/03/2014)

Tanahun hospital closed for four years; six VDCs hit (ht 07/03/2014)

Patients airlifted to capital as district hospital runs out of anti-rabies shots, by Daman Rai (rep 06/03/2014)

Govt prepared to run trauma center, says health secy (rep 05/03/2014)

Private hospitals charged with fleecing patients, by Prem Nepali (kp 26/02/2014)

Development works in limbo due to contractors' negligence, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 26/02/2014)

Hospital staffers mistreating us, complain patients (ht 19/02/2014)

Docs quit en masse, halt OPD services (kp 11/02/2014), IoM faculty docs to quit today: TUTH residents stop providing all but emergency services (ht 11/02/2014), Govt assurance fails to appease IoM doctors (ht 12/02/2014), Suffering mounts as docs shun services, by Arjun Poudel (rep 12/02/2014)

Delayed construction hits health services (ht 11/02/2014)

Lack of docs hits zonal hospital, by Prakash Baral (kp 09/02/2014)

Mugu health posts sans medicines, staffers (kp 06/02/2014)

Blood transfusion centre closed (ht 06/02/2014)

Bandipur Hospital ailing for lack of human resources (ht 06/02/2014)

Emergency parturition centre shut for months (ht 03/02/2014)

Manpower crunch at Bir hits patients (rep 03/02/2014)

BP Hospital sans ambulance, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 02/02/2014)

Hospital tense after patient dies (ht 01/02/2014)

Dadeldhura hospital in dearth of staff, resources, by DR Panta (kp 23/01/2014)

NMA threatens hospital shutdown from Sunday, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/01/2014), Doctors threaten nationwide strike (ht 18/01/2014), SC stay sought against shutdown of health services (ht 18/01/2014), NMA threatens to shut hospitals across country: Calls all doctors to capital, by Arjun Poudel (rep 18/01/2014), Govt fails to stop hospital closure, by Manish Gautam (kp 19/01/2014), TUTH docs shun even emergency, force patients out, by Arjun Poudel (rep 19/01/2014) [The doctors' anger is justified, but doctors who close down hospitals and even emergency wards have failed their profession!!], Hospital closure hits thousands: 400 hospitals shut across country; IoM Dean Dr Sharma refuses to quit; NMA moots scaling up stir, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/01/2014), OPD service shut across the nation (ht 20/01/2014), SC orders agitating doctors to resume medical services immediately (nn 20/01/2014), Doctors refuse to resume medical services at hospitals despite court order (nn 20/01/2014), Docs told to return to work (kp 21/01/2014), Dozens of protesters detained, released (kp 21/01/2014), Hospital closure hits patients across districts, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 21/01/2014), SC directs docs to call off strike without delay: Asks concerned authorities to resume hospital services within an hour of receiving its order (ht 21/01/2014), Doctors’ agitation hits patients on Day II (ht 21/01/2014), SC orders resumption of medical service at once (rep 21/01/2014), NMA refuses to relent despite SC verdict (rep 21/01/2014), Stamp out anarchy (ht 21/01/2014), Politics And Saving Lives, by Shyam K.C. (rn 21/01/2014), Doctors resort to stir in Chitwan (ht 22/01/2014), Contempt case against Regmi over closure (kp 23/01/2014), Doctors treat patients in Tundikhel camp: Call for makeshift camps across Nepal; Over 100 Bir Hospital docs quit (ht 24/01/2014), Docs provide OPD service in the open (ht 24/01/2014), Patients suffer as doctors continue strike, by Arjun Poudel (rep 24/01/2014), Dr Govinda KC finally breaks 14-day long hunger strike; hospitals across country resume service (nn 24/01/2014)

Bharatpur Hospital to open trauma centre (nn 17/01/2014)

BP Hospital sans CT scan machine, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 14/01/2014)

Hospital in name only: Lack of human resources taking a toll on health institution, by Baburam Shrestha (ht 11/01/2014)

Palpa health posts without medicos, by Madhav Aryal (kp 10/01/2014)

Patients suffer as doctor posts remain unfilled: In the mid-west, which has a population of 3.6 million, the situation alarming, with one doctor for every 23,000 people, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 09/01/2014)

Government okays hospitals merger, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/01/2014)

Ramechhap health posts sans staffers, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 04/01/2014)

New directive for operating health institutions (ht 04/01/2014), Temporary license for private hospitals to end (rep 04/01/2014)

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