Healing Kathmandu

Traditional Water Conduits of Valley

Rapid population and climate change have numerous effects on the environment, in land as well as water, water scarcity being one of them. Water scarcity leads to limitation of safe drinking water, it limits the practice of hygiene and effect health systems, brings lot of repercussions, especially on health, and …

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Challenges and Strategies to improve Children’s Health in Low-Income Countries

Healthy children become healthy adults: people who create better lives for themselves, their communities, and their countries. Nepal is a low-income country with a gross domestic product (GDP) per capita (purchasing power parity, PPP, Int $) of US$ 1276 in 2012. The poverty rate has declined from 42% to 25% …

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A City that is Sensitive, Supportive, and Cooperative

Kathmandu’s mayor is also regarded as the metropolis’s father/mother. This is meaningful. Just like the role the leader of the household has to play at times when the home’s electricity supply is disturbed, when no water comes from the taps, when there is problem with the sewage, when some member …

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The Evolution of Menstrual Taboos

Dashain is around the corner, and for me it brings about very fond childhood memories. This much-awaited festival signifies victory of good over evil. In this auspicious 10‐day festival, the nine days are celebration of various incarnations of goddess Durga, who defeats the demons and brings peace to ‘devalok’. The …

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Transforming the Main Gateway to the Nation

Presently, Kathmandu, a cultural city with a proud history, is wounded and has been made sick and ailing. It has been torn at and hurt badly. Additionally, it has been subject to insufferable injustice. Kathmandu is now in the ICU. There are reasons behind this. For 30 years, it was …

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A City Alive with Culture & Heritage

The vitality of Kathmandu’s inner city, such as Thamel, Jyatha, Kamalakhsi, Ason, Bangemudha, and Bhedasingh, in the decade of 2030 B.S. and the enthusiasm and optimism with which locals conducted their businesses and provided services to tourists has now withered down and become stale. Now, these places look like they …

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Venturing into Healthcare Business Abroad

Many entrepreneurs and healthcare businesses have the ambition to ramp up services across borders. Choice of the country is the initial and most important step as a foundation to this dream, and quite vital for the business and its management team. Spanning from Nigeria to Nepal, each country has its …

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Iconic Women’s Hospital

Background Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital (PMWH) was established with the joint effort of Paropakar Sansthan and the erstwhile royal family in 2016 BS (1959 AD). Construction of hospital was started from 2010 and completed in 2016. This is the central maternity and women’s hospital serving people from all over …

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Where do we stand in Service Part of Health Service?

health status in nepal

Per se, the word ‘health’ stands incomplete, odd, and under-described, until it’s paired with some other word. In order to make the word ‘health’ complete, sharp, and meaningful, this word has to be appended with another commanding word, ‘service’, so that the sense is endowed with more power. This pragmatic …

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