Stories Tagged 'World health organization'
The District Public Health Office (DPHO) in Rautahat has plans to mobilise volunteers to search for leprosy patients in the district after the number of patients suffering from the disease is seen to be increasing.
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Despite Nepal committing to achieve the goal of eliminating cases of dog-transmitted rabies by 2030, a target set by the World Health Organization, hundreds of people are contracting the virus in Kathmandu.
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Despite the World Health Organization’s (WHO) target to eradicate leprosy by 2020, around 3,000 new leprosy patients are diagnosed in Nepal every year.
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In this photo taken on July 8, 2014, Ebola advocacy group Crusaders for Peace, spokesperson Juli Endee, right, educates people on the deadly virus in Paynesville
Deep in the forests of southern Guinea, the first victims fell ill with high fevers. People assumed it was the perennial killer malaria and had no reason to fear touching the bodies.
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Polio (file photo).
Nepal will be declared polio-free by the World Health Organization on Thursday for maintaining polio-free status for the last three years.
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