Maher is an international author who has been featured around the world for Pleng’s Song, a book about a young girl’s struggle to survive an epic flooding disaster in Bangkok.
A devastating health effects is sure to get experienced if exposure to such paints are prolonged. Every year, an estimated number of 600,000 cases are reported with intellectual disabilities due to the lead exposure.
Dashain is the time where there is a high time while shopping. Adulteration in food items can be found in abundance during such season. We should not ignore that different sweet and confectionaries found in the open market can be adulterated with colors and harmful sugars. Such addition of non-permitted colors can cause liver damage, hyperactivity, cancer, allergies and birth defects.
An individual suffering from piles may experience a hard lump around the anus and whenever, it is pressed purposely or accidentally, it gives pain. Other symptoms of piles are itchiness in the anal area, pain during defecating, redness and soreness in the anus area.
It is a common challenge among children to receive permission from their parents regarding their admission in schools that are dedicated towards martial arts like karate, judo, Kickboxing, taekwondo and others. Comparing to the number of children taking the martial arts classes, the number of children not taking the classes despite their willingness is maximum.
Nepal has presented Nepal HIV Investment Plan to also achieve zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths by committing to focus on HIV investment.
Whenever monsoon approaches, the only tension that revolves my mind is the way snakes hisses and roams around the place where I am domiciling. Last year, I spotted two snakes crawling from different sides. This year, I saw four snakes crawling from different directions. I always make sure that my younger brothers and sisters are inside their homes.
A recent study shows that more than 30% of the doctors in the country smoke cigarettes. The data provided by the Ministry of Health and Population shows that 35% dentists, 35% pharmacists, 33% physicians and 4% nurses smoke cigarettes.
Child marriage is the act that not only bring problematic health problems among mothers but also to the children and ultimately, to the entire family.
Early examination of TB infection among people living with HIV is at the most priority because the risk for getting infected with active TB is greater among people living with HIV and latent TB infection that the people with latent TB infection alone.
It was yet another shocking news when the monitoring conducted by Department of Food, technology and Quality Control recently revealed that 13 out of approximately 400 dairy companies were producing substandard dairy products. Only 26 dairy companies were found to be producing dairy products maintaining the international standard.
As William Glasser, an American psychiatric said, ‘If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.’ Mentioning the quote is important here in the 21st century just not because we are lagging behind the global physical advancements but also towards our attitudes greatly affecting our way of life and yes, health.
ince 1991, the population of the country has recorded an increase by 35 per cent compared to the increase in public workforce that has increased only by 3 per cent during the same period. According to the Nepal Health Sector Programme-Implementation Plan II (NHSP-IP, 2010-2015), approximately 25 per cent of the total health workforce is unskilled.
Survey recently reported that children who do not dine together with their family members are more prone to get indulged in addiction like smoking, drinking alcohol and drug abuse. Similarly, such children also have higher chances of developing obesity that will push them in greater danger of health problems like high blood pressure, heart diseases, diabetes and emotional problems.
Packaged noodles, potato chips and different beverages easily available in the market work as catalyst to invite disease like diabetes, brain hemorrhage, cancer and heart related diseases. Similarly, it invites constipation and oral diseases. Researchers have proved that these kinds of food categorized as ‘junk foods’ have adverse effect on adults’ bones.
Registration of marriages provides records helping the government to plan for appropriate number and type of medication and health cadres for its population
Today April 7 is the day when the world is commemorating World Health Day to draw the attention of policy makers, human resources for health and civil society and urge the public sphere to undertake every possible task to reduce heart attacks and strokes and is the theme for 2013.
The Human Resources for Health situation in Nepal has been met with several key challenges particularly related to the shortage and uneven distribution of the health workforces in the country.