List of disease outbreaks detected in Nepal earthquake

Background Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) started post-earthquake hospital based syndromic surveillance system. The system covered 38 hospitals and primary health ...

Immediate medical response and injury rehabilitation in Nepal earthquake: A quick review

Soon after the earthquake, hospitals were crowded with the injured people who needed surgical/medical services. Giving priority to the people with major trauma, others were relocated ...

Emergency response in TB program in Nepal earthquake: A quick review

Similar to the other health services, there has also been interruption of existing TB treatments services among earthquake affected districts. Some people who were under anti-tubercular ...

Reproductive health response in Nepal quake: A quick review

In Nepal earthquake, access to reproductive health (RH) services was also halted because of destruction and damages of health facilities. People were subjected to situations that substantially ...

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) response in Nepal earthquake: A quick review

After earthquake, hundreds of thousands people left their homes in search of safer surroundings. In many instances, the water, sanitation and hygiene conditions of new surroundings ...

Emergency health response to Nepal earthquake: A quick review

 The 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April and the strong aftershock on 12 May that struck central and eastern regions of Nepal caused 8,856 deaths and thousands of injuries. According ...
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Status of Gender Inequalities in South Asia

South Asia, beautifully seated in southern region of Asia, comprises eight countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, ...

Maternal Health Programs in Nepal

In Nepal, maternal mortality ratio (MMR) decreased substantially between 1996 and 2006, from 539 to 281 deaths per 100,000 births (Ministry of Health and Population [MOHP], New ERA, ...

Status of Child health programs in Nepal

The Child Health Division of the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP), Nepal has launched several child survival interventions, including various operational initiatives, to improve ...
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Vaccine Preventable Disease

A vaccine is an immuno-biological substance designed to produce specific protection against a given disease.  It is used to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop ...
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