Stories Tagged 'Ministry of health and population'
The Ministry of Health and Population has demanded Rs 54 billion—Rs 400 million more than the current budget allocated to the Health Ministry—for the upcoming fiscal year. However, the Ministry of Finance says the ceiling for the ministry’s budget is Rs 34.4 billion.full story »
The Ministry of Health and Population has proposed a policy framework to ensure the purchase of quality medicines at a reasonable price, which it hopes will be a guideline to the workings of a particular policy for the benefit of the consumers.full story »
In a hurriedly called press conference on May 2, the Ministry of Health and Population announced that a person had died from bird flu, the first human casualty in Nepal by H5N1 virus. The 21-year-old had died on March 29, according to the ministry.full story »
A Nepal Medical Council proposal to bar those individuals from practising medicine who have failed the council’s licensing test for 10 times has remained unaddressed.full story »
Health assistants across the country are worried that a new government provision might put them under the supervision of less qualified officials.full story »
The Ministry of Health and Population’s decision to divide its portfolios between its two secretaries to function efficiently will most likely be ineffective, following strong reservations from one of its secretaries Kedar Bahadur Adhikari.full story »