Last summer, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that  Bhutan and Maldives achieved a important goal ahead of time–the elimination of measles. However, in the WHO South-East Asia Region,...

The first laboratory-confirmed Lyme disease case has been reported in Nepal, according to an Op-Ed piece in the Himalayan Times by coordinator of the clinical research unit, Sukraraj Tropical & Infectious...

In a correspondence to ProMED Mail, officials with the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital in Kathmandu are reporting the first ever case of rat-bite fever (RBF) in Nepal. According to...

The Palpa District Public Health Office (DPHO) reported this week on 13 new leprosy cases in the central Nepal district, according to a Kathmandu Post report. About 16 cases are reported annually in the...

Hyderabad, India based Natco Pharma Limited announced today that it has launched the first generic version of Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir 100mg fixed dose combination in Nepal. Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir...

During the past two days in some villages in the southern Nepalese district of Rautahat, something very frightening happened as people went out for walks or to go to the toilet–they were attacked...

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During the coming monsoon season, survivors of the recent earthquake that destroyed parts of Nepal face a “very high” risk of a hepatitis E outbreak that could be especially deadly to pregnant women,...

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More than half a million children are being targeted in an emergency vaccination drive in Nepal – as fears grow of measles outbreaks in the informal camps that have sprung up since the earthquake on...

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In a follow-up to a report earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that they and partner organizations in Nepal have mobilized further resources including medicine and...

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck 48 miles (77 km) northwest of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu on April 25 has resulted in a current death toll of slightly over 5,000 people, according to the World...