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 ...

Mental health and psychosocial support in Nepal earthquake

The majority of the earthquake affected population experienced the distress caused by loss family members, relatives and belongings, trauma, continuing aftershocks, and harsh social ...

Nutrition support in Nepal earthquake: Activities highlights

The earthquake-affected populations especially the under five children, pregnant and lactating women and older persons were at an increased risk of moderate and severe acute malnutrition ...

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 ...
Indigenous people of Nepal performing a traditional dance

Indigenous People and Health Inequalities

– Dr Yadav Gurung Background The concept of indigeneity is complex and the prevailing view today is that no formal universal definition of the Indigenous people is necessary (Carolyn, ...
disability

Health Conditions in People with Disability

Disability is primarily the difficulties encountered by a person in body-functioning, executing activities or participation in any area of life. Persons with disabilities include those ...
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