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Global Tuberculosis Report (2015) This global TB report was produced by a core team of 19 people: Laura Anderson, Anna Dean, Dennis Falzon, Katherine Floyd, Inés Garcia Baena, Christopher Gilpin, Philippe Glaziou, Yohhei Hamada, Tom Hiatt, Avinash Kanchar, Irwin Law, Christian Lienha...
WHO, (2015)
UN Inter-agency HIV/AIDS Assessment Mission Conducted Among Conflict-affected Populations and Displaced Persons in Nepal The UN refugee agency together with UNAIDS Secretariat, WFP, UNWFPA, OCHA, UNESCO, UNDP, and NGOs including AMDA and GWP, LWF and the Government of Nepal including the National Centre for Aids and STD Control, have concluded a 12-day HIV/AIDS Assess...
UNHCR, (2006)
Nepal Country Delegation Statement at the Inter-Governmental Meeting on HIV The ESCAP Resolutions 66/10 and 67/9 call upon all of us, governments, civil society and international partners, in this region with a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the West to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati in the East, and...
UNAIDS, (2015)
Peer Guide: Prevention Of Spread of HIV amongst Vulnerable Groups In South-Asia This peer guide is a part of the prison toolkit which aims to Facilitate the training of prison staff and inmates. The peer guide includes: 1. The prison intervention design 2. Key messages on drugs, HIV and life Skills We hope this peer guide wi...
UNODC, (2006)
UNHCR’s New HIV/AIDS Awareness Project For Conflict-affected Populations In Nepal UNHCR has started a new project for strengthening HIV and AIDS services among the conflict-affected populations in Nepal with funding from the Department for International Development (DFID), channelled through UNAIDS. This six months project will be...
UNHCR, (2007)
NEPAL: Diarrhoea Outbreak in Mid West and Far West Region (14 July, 2009) District Public Health Office confirms 103 diarrhoea related deaths in Jajarkot District from 1 May to 13 July 2009, and 25 diarrhoea related deaths in Rukum District from 29 June to 13 July, currently under investigation. District Line Agencies are ...
UNOCHA, (2009)
Polio Legacy Planning Workshop Highlights: 1.Understanding the importance of mainstreaming functions and how this fits with transition activities 2.Providing an overview of range of resources in the polio program 3. Discussing potential types of transition opportunities 4.Revi...
WHO, UNICEF, (2014)
Donor Update Influenza Pandemic: Update # 2 (11th May, 2009) Highlights: 1. Medical teams at the Tribhuvan International Airport are carrying out their function smoothly and so far no suspected cases have been identified. They have screened 4744 passengers (male: 2695 and female: 2049) till 10th May 2009. All...
UN, (2009)
Donor Update Influenza Pandemic: Update # 6 (8th June, 2009) Highlights: 1. Medical teams at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been carrying out their function smoothly and all the logistics are in place. Altogether 32116 passengers from 538 flights have been screened so far. 2. Domestic Airport...
WHO, (2009)
Donor Update on Influenza Pandemic: #1 (4th May, 2009) Highlights: 1. Medical Teams, at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), are carrying out their function smoothly and so far no suspect cases have been identified. All the necessary logistics are in place. 2. Epidemiology and Disease Control Div...
UN, (2009)
UN Staff Influenza Pandemic: Update # 10 (8th June, 2009) Highlights: 1. Medical teams at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been carrying out their function smoothly and all the logistics are in place. Altogether 32116 passengers from 538 flights have been screened so far. 2. Domestic Airport...
WHO, (2009)
UN Staff Influenza Pandemic: Update # 11 (15th June,2009) As of 07:00 GMT, 12 June 2009, 74 countries have officially reported 29,669 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection, including 145 deaths. This is only part of the picture. With few exceptions, countries with large numbers of cases are those with good ...
WHO, (2009)
UN Staff Influenza Pandemic: Update # 17 (24th August, 2009) As of 13 August 2009, 182,166 cases and 1799 deaths have been reported from 178 countries. The countries and territories/communities that have most recently reported their first confirmed Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 case(s) as of 13 August 2009 are: Ghan...
WHO, (2009)
HIV/AIDS And Working Children in Nepal There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that in Nepal (1) increasing numbers of children are being driven into the labour market by the HIV infections and deaths of their parents, and (2) that working children have a high risk of contracting H...
ILO, (2004)
UNICEF in Nepal Country Programme 2008-2010 By 2008, full stability had not yet returned to Nepal despite the signing of a Comprehensive Peace Accord in 2006. The ten years of conflict worsened the situation for many vulnerable people – child labour and trafficking increased, for example, whil...
UNICEF, (2008)
Research Report on NCD R isk Factors Surveillance in Nepal According to WHO, nearly 52 percent deaths and 38 percent of diseases burden in South East Asia Region (SEAR) are related to non-communicable diseases(NCDs). Particularly, cardiovascular disorders,cancer, diabetes mellitus and conditions arising from...
WHO, (2003)
Surveillance Of Risk Factors For Non-Comminicable Diseases in Nepal- Report Of Survey in Illam, Lalitpur and Tanahu According to WHO, nearly 52 percent deaths and 38 percent of diseases burden in South East Asia Region (SEAR) are related to non-communicable diseases(NCDs). Particularly, cardiovascular disorders,cancer, diabetes mellitus and conditions arising from...
WHO, (2006)
A Survey of Teenagers in Nepal This report summarizes the findings from a survey carried out by the 'Media Ser vices International' (MSI) on behalf of UNICEF Nepal. A total of 1400 teenagers randomly selected from across Nepal’s five development regions were interviewed and thei...
UNAIDS, UNICEF, (2001)
Press Statement: UNAIDS Concerned About Detention of AIDS Activists in Nepal UNAIDS is deeply concerned about the recent detention and reported mistreatment of 39 members of the Blue Diamond Society, a Nepalese AIDS NGO working with sexual minorities. The Nepali police arrested these people on 9 August 2004 and they are still...
UNAIDS, (2004)
UN Staff Influenza Pandemic: Update # 14 (6th July, 2009) Highlights: 1. Surveillance has been intensified. Tracing of the passengers and close contact of the confirmed cases was carried out and no suspected case was found except the index’s sibling and cousin. 2. Public and private hospitals, including ...
WHO, (2009)
Understanding HIV and AIDS The media in Nepal plays a vital role in helping the country amount an effective response to HIV and AIDS. In the absence of cure, education remains to be the strongest ammunition against the virus. Many media organizations are rising to the challeng...
UNAIDS, (2011)
WHO Country Cooperation Strategy Nepal This Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) represents a comprehensive and coherent medium-term vision for WHO’s technical cooperation and defines its strategic framework for working in and with Nepal between 2013 and 2017.This CCS for Nepal is the third...
WHO, (2013)
International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme SHARE Strategic HIV/AIDS Responses by Enterprises Nepal is considered a low prevalence country. Prevention efforts have focused on sub- populations who are more vulnerable than the general population, including migrant workers. Nepal has faced continuous political strife, including armed conflict in...
ILO, (2007)
UNGASS Country Progress Report Nepal 2010 The UNGASS Nepal Country Progress Report Nepal 2010 covers the period 2008 - 2009. Nepal’s HIV and AIDS epidemic which is concentrated amongst most-at-risk populations (MARPs) is not uniform but a mix of multiple types of epidemics in various regions...
UN, (2010)
MICS Nepal- Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014 The Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) was carried out in 2014 by Central Bureau of Statistics, Government of Nepal, as part of the global MICS programme. Technical support was provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). UNIC...
UNICEF, GoN, (2015)
Study on Behaviour of Returnee Sex Workers from India to Assess Impact on the HIV Situation in Nepal The Study on behaviour of returnee sex workers from India to assess impact on the HIV situation took place in India and Nepal from August to October 2011. The study sought to better understand dynamics of the HIV epidemic in Nepal as it relates to ...
ILO, UNAIDS, (2012)
UNCT Nepal Goes Stigma Free The winter fog lifted just in time for the UN Cares organized AIDS Day event, and the bunches red and white balloons bathing in the morning sunshine in the Rose Garden of the UN compound greeted the staff arriving to the office on 2 December 2011. Th...
UNCT, UN, (2011)
Statement From The World Food Programme And World Health Organization Regarding Allegation By INSEC That WFP Food Has Caused Cholera Cases In Mid-West Of Nepal Cholera can only be transmitted through contaminated water or lack of adequate hygiene practices. Rations like rice, lentils or oil cannot be the source of a cholera outbreak. Sources of infection can only come through handling the food with contamin...
UNWFP, WHO, (2009)
Mapping & Size Estimation Of Most-At-Risk-Population In Nepal-2011: Vol.1 Male Sex Workers, Transgender & Their Clients Nepal conducted a mapping and size estimation exercise of Most At Risk Population (MARPs) in consideration of the epidemic’s nature, availability of limited information on the MARP groups of Female Sex Workers (FSWs), Male Sex Workers, Transgenders a...
UNAIDS, UNDP, UNODC, WB, USAID, TSF, (2011)
Containing Cholera [Youtube] Abstract : In response to the reports of Cholera cases in Kathmandu Valley in July, UNICEF responded quickly with intensive water, sanitation and hygiene awareness campaign to support the Government of Nepal’s efforts to prevent Cholera epidemic. Alt...
UNICEF Nepal, (2016)
Universal Access To HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support: Review Report 2010 This is a report of the Review of Nepal’s 2010 Progress in Achieving Universal Access targets on Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support. This exercise was made detailed in discussion with Government of Nepal, to guide planning processes for the next...
UNAIDS, (2010)
Situation Update on Diarrheal Outbreak This is a situation update on deaths caused by diarrheal outbreak in the Mid-Far Western region. #WHO #CommunicableDisease #MidFarWesternRegion #DiarrhealDeaths #2009...
WHO, (2009)
Module For Prison Intervention: South Asia This module outlines the roll-out of the intervention strategy for addressing prevention of drugs and HIV in prison settings of South Asia. The strategy is incremental in nature and is being tested in various prison sites across South Asia. The strat...
UNODC, (2007)
Prevention Of Spread Of HIV Amongst Vulnerable Groups In South Asia Worldwide at any given time, there are approximately 10 million prison inmates, with an annual turnover of 30 million. Thus, after release, millions of prisoners return to social networks in the general community, thereby facilitating the spread of H...
UNODC, (2008)
Review On : The Education Sector Response to HIV& AIDS In Nepal ( April 2009 ) Young people comprise nearly one third of the total population in Nepal .They constitute largest proportion of people engaging in injecting drug use, unprotected paid sex and unprotected men to men sex. Studies have documented early initiation of the...
UNESCO, (2009)
Development of Reporting System in Nepal Reference: Dr Shrestha P.N., (1972). Development of Reporting System in Nepal , WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ Nepal is administratively divided into 75 disctrict grouped into 14 zones. Each district has a certain number of panchayats varying wit...
WHO, (1972)
Importation of Smallpox Cases into Nepal - Inte-regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication Reference: Dr. Shrestha, P. N. (1970). Importation of Smallpox Cases into Nepal - Inte-regional Seminar on Surveillance and Assessment in Smallpox Eradication, WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ Our experience shows that the transmission of smal...
WHO, (1970)
World Health Organization - Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Country Profiles This publication includes data on the following topics: (1) Age-standardized death rates (2) Proportional mortality (% of total deaths, all ages, both sexes) (3) Premature mortality due to NCDs (4) Adult risk factors (5) National systems respons...
WHO, (2014)
Children and AIDS Fifth Stocktaking Report For nearly three decades, HIV and AIDS have been devastating individuals and families with the tragedy of untimely death and medical, financial and social burdens. Although children’s concerns have always been present within the great spectrum of nee...
UNAIDS, WHO, UNFPA, UNESCO, UNICEF, (2010)
National Policy On HIV/AIDS In The Workplace (2007) A study of countries that are acutely affected from HIV/AIDS shows that the supply of workers and employees has decreased, there is a turn over of workers and employees because of frequently being ill and the knowledge, technology and experiences whi...
ILO, (2007)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #17 | 23 July 2020 As of this week, 18,094 cases were tested positive by RT-PCR for COVID-19, 42 deaths have been reported and 12,684 people were discharged. All 77 districts are affected by COVID-19. The testing capacity increased to 28 testing sites this week, with a...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #18 | 31 July 2020 As of 29 July, Nepal has recorded 19,273 COVID-19 positive cases with 49 deaths and 14,021 recoveries. The national recovery rate is 72.8%. There are 14,471 people in quarantine sites and 5,203 in isolation. According to the Ministry of Health and Po...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #19 | 07 August 2020 Confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 21,750 with 65 deaths and 15,389 recoveries on 6 August. 9,470 people are staying in quarantine centres and 6,296 in isolation centres. The COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC) has urged businesses, industries ...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #20 | 14 August 2020 On 10 August, the Government of Nepal (GoN) came up with new COVID-19 containment measures. As recommended by the COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CMCC), the Council of Ministers decided to defer the resumption of passenger flights and long-distanc...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #21 | 28 August 2020 On 17 August, the cabinet decided to authorize Chief District Officers (CDO) to enforce ‘prohibitory orders’ in their respective districts based on analysis and recommendations from District COVID-19 Crisis Management Centers (DCCMC). From 19 August ...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #22 | 11 September 2020 Prohibitory orders have been eased or lifted in the majority of districts. On 9 September the three District Administration Office (DAO) of Kathmandu Valley decided to relax their prohibitory orders allowing certain business activities, including sho...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #01 | 3 April 2020 The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) in Nepal, under the leadership of the UN, continues to be actively involved in preparedness and response activities in support of, and with the Government of Nepal (GoN), on Covid-19. Initially, coordination and su...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #02 | 10 April 2020 The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) in Nepal has finalized a Nepal COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan in close coordination with the Government of Nepal. Humanitarian Agencies and the UN Provincial Coordination Focal Agencies have been...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #03 | 17April 2020 The Prime Minister convened the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council to discuss COVID-19 preparedness and response including the monsoon preparedness. This monsoon planning considered a possible 1.26 million affected population including la...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #04 | 24 April 2020 At the national level the High-Level Coordination Committee for the Prevention and Control of COVID-191 continues to coordinate the nationally led response. A COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) led by the Secretary from the Prime Minister’s Off...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #05 | 1 May 2020 The Government of Nepal (GoN) extended the nation-wide lockdown until 7 May, maintaining the closure of all points of entry and restricting domestic and international flights until 15 May. This is the fourth consecutive time the Government has extend...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #06 | 8 May 2020 The Government of Nepal (GoN) extended the nation-wide lockdown until 18 May, maintaining the closure of all points of entry and restricting domestic and international flights until 31 May. This is the fifth consecutive extension of the lockdown sinc...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #07 | 15 May 2020 Following the increase in positive cases of COVID-19, the government is taking stringent measures to enforce lockdown in areas which are considered to be more at risk. Some districts, such as Kabilabastu and Bara, have completely sealed district boun...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #10 | 05 June 2020 The number of COVID-19 cases in Nepal has more than tripled within a week, reaching 2,634 with ten confirmed deaths, 233 recovered patients and 2,335 people in isolation. The daily PCR testing rate has increased over the week, with a current daily av...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #11 | 12 June 2020 During the reporting period, Nepal recorded 3,587 new cases, taking the total to 4,364 positive cases including 15 deaths. This represents an increase by 461% compared to the last report (26 May). 72 of the 77 districts have positive cases with nearl...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #12 | 20 June 2020 The COVID lockdown is still in effect in Nepal but with substantial changes in the modality. On June 10 the Government decided to ease the lockdown in some low-risk areas, including the Kathmandu valley. Under this changed modality, a variety of serv...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #13 | 26 June 2020 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nepal has passed 10,000 with 26 deaths. Cases are increasing, with over 5,735 new cases identified in the past 15 days. Positive cases have been largely asymptomatic, with less than 1% of COVID-19 patients ac...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #14 | 3 July 2020 The Government of Nepal (GoN) has extended the lockdown to 22 July. As the lockdown has been eased, authorities are urging people to adhere to recommended health safety measures such as wearing masks in public places and workspaces. The suspension of...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #15 | 10 July 2020 As of 8 July, Nepal has recorded 16,423 COVID-19 positive cases, with 35 deaths and 7,752 people recovered. Quarantine sites, which were overwhelmed by the returnees from India during previous weeks have seen a drastic drop in numbers, to 25,040 peop...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #16 | 17 July 2020 As of 15 July, 17,344 people have been infected by COVID-19 in Nepal. Among them, 39 have died, 11,249 have recovered, and 6,056 are currently in isolation. Additionally, 23,500 people are currently in quarantine. The surveillance report of Epidemiol...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #27 | 27 November 2020 In support of the Government of Nepal, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the COVID19 Health Sector Rapid Action Plan 2020, the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) has kickstarted the revision of the current COVID-19 Preparedness and Response ...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Assignment Report on Statistical Aspects of Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme Reference: Mr Brogger S.A., (1966).Assignment Report on Statistical Aspects of Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme, Nepal (WHO Project: NEPAL 16), WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ The purpose of the visit was partly to advise on a recording ...
WHO, (1966)
Assignment Report on the Leprosy Aspects of the Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Project Reference: Mr Broadhead Alfred H., (1967). Assignment Report on the Leprosy Aspects of the Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Project, Nepal (WHO Project: NEPAL 16), WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ The leprosy control project ( originally WHO-assist...
WHO, (1967)
Cardiovascular Diseases, Nepal - Assignment Report, 19 December 1978 - 17 March 1979 Reference: Dr. Samanek, Milan (1979). Cardiovascular Diseases, Nepal - Assignment Report, 19 December 1978 - 17 March 1979, WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ The Consultant visited Bangladesh, Thailand, Nepal and selected institutions of cardiology ...
WHO, (1979)
Mapping And Size Estimation Of Most- At- Risk- Population (MARP) In Nepal-Vol 2 Injecting Drug Users Nepal conducted a mapping and size estimation exercise of most at risk population groups in consideration of the epidemic’s nature; limited information available on the most at risk population(MARP) groups of female sex workers (FSW), men having sex ...
GoN, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNODC, WB, FHI, USAID, FSI, (2011)
Men Having Sex With Men And Tesro Lingi: HIV-Related Risks, Vulnerability And Social Networks In Five Study Sites In Nepal HIV-related risks, vulnerability and social networks among men who have sex with men and tesro lingui (third gender) in five study sites in Nepal presents the findings from the first assessment outside the Kathmandu valley of this group at high risk ...
BDS, UNAIDS, FHIN, (2008)
National AIDS Spending Assessment Report 2007- Nepal Nepal’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy (2006-2011), and the supporting National Action Plans 2006-2008 and 2008-2011, aim unequivocally to achieve the universal access targets to HIV treatment, care, prevention and support as a contribution to attaining ...
GON, UNAIDS, (2009)
National Estimates Of Hiv Infections In Nepal- 2012 Nepal has been producing country HIV estimates are the fifth, using data until the end of 2011. With the improvement of estimation methods as well as increased availability of good quality data, the estimates are becoming more and more robust. The Na...
GON, WHO, UNAIDS, (2012)
National Estimates Of HIV Infections -Nepal 2007 Nepal has produced national estimates of the number of HIV infections since 2003, in order to inform planning and programming for the national response to the HIV epidemic. National estimates have been developed every two years since 2003, led by the...
GON , UNAIDS, WHO, (2008)
Diarrhea Outbreak: ADRA’s Response To The Western Part Of Nepal The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Nepal is actively working to assist people affected by a diarrhea outbreak in the Mid-Western Region of Nepal.ADRA Nepal is treating patients at mobile health camps, providing medicines and sanitatio...
ADRA, UNFPA, (2009)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #23 | 25 September 2020 Prohibitory orders have been eased in most districts, including those in Kathmandu Valley, starting 9 September, with the continuation of certain restrictions. Vehicular movement, including public transportation, has been permitted on the basis of od...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #24 | 09 October 2020 The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) on 4 October urged the general public to stay where they are to celebrate the upcoming Dashain and Tihar festivals (these are the main Nepali festivals where people traditional travel to visit their famili...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster and Monsoon Update #25 | 25 October 2020 The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) recently updated key guidelines to manage COVID-19 cases throughout the country including the continuation of laboratory services during the upcoming festivals. Details of these guidelines below • MoH...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #26 | 12 November 2020 Movement of people across the Nepal-India border has continued, with at least 6,000 people returning from India and 15,609 leaving for India during the Dashain holidays. Local governments believe the numbers will continue to rise as people return to ...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #27 | 27 November 2020 In support of the Government of Nepal, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the COVID19 Health Sector Rapid Action Plan 2020, the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) has kickstarted the revision of the current COVID-19 Preparedness and Response ...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #28 | 11 December 2020 Positive cases are continuing to rise in the Kathmandu Valley. With more than 500 active cases in Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts, the Valley accounts for nearly 50% of active cases in Nepal. Meanwhile, schools in various palikas in the Valley (Lali...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #29 | 24 December 2020 Movement of people, business and other social activities continue to increase. On 18 December district authorities in three districts of Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur) removed the odd-even plate daily alternation provision from ...
UNRCHCO, (2020)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #30 | 8 January 2021 Over the past month a decrease in the rate of RT-PCR testing has been accompanied by a decile in the number of officially recorded active cases, cases in isolation and test positivity rate. The distribution of active cases across the country is not e...
UNRCHCO, (2021)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #31 | 22 January 2021 The political stalemate resulting from government’s 20 December 2020 decision to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) have had implications on the COVID-19 response. The political development has diverted the attention of society from respondi...
UNRCHCO, (2021)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #32 | 05 February 2021 Political rallies and mass meetings are taking place across the country despite COVID-19 risk. There is growing tendency among agitating political groups to ignore COVID-19 safety protocols, such as mask-wearing and physical distancing. This reduced ...
UNOHCHR, (2021)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #33 | 09 March 2021 Nepal’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign commenced on 27 January, and the first phase, conducted in two rounds, has now been concluded. The second round of the campaign began on 7 March,targeting people over 55 and with co-morbidities. As of 9 March, a ...
UNRCHCO, (2021)
HIV/AIDS and Human rights: Young People in Action HIV/AIDS is one of a number of killer diseases, such as, malaria, tuberculosis, cancer and heart disease. What is different about HIV/AIDS is that it impacts not only the physical health of individuals,but also their social identity and condition. Th...
UNESCO, UNAIDS, (2002)
Innovative Approaches to HIV Prevention By the end of 1999, there were an estimated 34.3 million adults and children living with HIV/AIDS in the world and there had been some 18.8 million deaths. Sub-Saharan Africa remains the centre of the epidemic, with nearly 25 million men, women and c...
UNAIDS, (2000)
New UNAIDS Report Shows HIV Epidemic at Critical Juncture in Asia-Pacific Region The AIDS epidemic in Asia and the Pacific is at a crossroads, according to a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). While the region has seen impressive gains—including a 20% drop in new HIV infections since 2001 and...
UNAIDS, (2011)
The HIV and Sex Work Collection: Innovative Responses in Asia and the Pacific A wealth of analysis exists on the nature and extent of HIV epidemics in Asia and the Pacific in the context of sex work. These have highlighted the progress and the challenges that must be tackled to realize the targets to which governments have co...
UNFPA, UNAIDS, APNSW, (2012)
Ceremony for Signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Bangladesh, India and Nepal on the Elimination of Kala-azar Highlights: 1.It is my honour to welcome you all to the Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Elimination of Kala- azar between Bangladesh, India and Nepal. 2. The signing of the Memorandum should help to reduce the annual incidence of ...
WHO, (2005)
UN Cares Nepal HIV is having a serious impact in our workplace. Indeed, within the UN globally, 1.4% (616 of 44,000) staff are estimated to be living with HIV. However,the vast majority of them do not know or do not reveal their status at work, for fear of being av...
UN, (2015)
Advocacy Strategy: Removing barriers to Scale-up of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Programmes for Injecting Drug Users and Oral Opioid Users in South Asia Globally there are an estimated 15.9 million people who inject drugs in at-least 14 countries. There are many countries where HIV prevalence among people who inject drugs is more than general population or other at-risk populations. Prevalence of hep...
UNODC, UNAIDS, WHO, (2011)
Mapping And Size Estimation Of Most- At- Risk- Population In Nepal - 2011,Vol.3 Female Sex Workers The Steering Committee of the Mapping and Size Estimation of Most-at-Risk Populations in Nepal considers it necessary to duly safeguard and overcome any stigma and discrimination that may afflict the subject populations of the study.The purpose of th...
HSCB, UNAIDS, NCASC, (2011)
Report Card HIV Prevention for Girl and Young Women Girls and young women continue to be particularly vulnerable to HIV/AIDS in Nepal. Recent ongoing political instability and civil unrest have further exacerbated this. As a result, there has been a significant increase in the numbers of mobile popula...
IPPF, UNFPA, (2007)
Diarrhoea, Water And Sanitation (Final Report) Nepal Multiple Indicator Surveillance Third Cycle: February - April 1996 Childhood diarrhoea is a major cause of illness and death in Nepal. It is very strongly related to the adequacy of supply of clean water, hygiene practices and sanitation provision. The Nepal Multiple Indicator Surveillance scheme, which began in 199...
UNICEF, HMG NEPAL, THE NATIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION SECRETARIAT, (1997)
Nepal COVID-19: Cluster Update #34 | 30 March 2021 Heavy air pollution, reaching hazardous levels across the country, is currently affecting Nepal. A circular by the federal government has instructed schools to close countrywide due to air pollution, further disrupting the academic year. To offset th...
UNRCHCO, (2021)
Assignment Report on Malaria Eradication, Nepal Reference: Mr Ragab M.F.H. (1970). Assignment Report on Malaria Eradication, Nepal, WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ During this assignment in Nepal, the writer assisted the Nepal Malaria Eradication Programme in the planning, organization and impl...
WHO, (1970)
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices About Kala- azar and its Sandfly Vector in Rural Communities of Nepal Reference: Koirala, S.; Parija, S.C.; Karki, P.; Das, M.L. (1998). Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices About Kala- azar and its Sandfly Vector in Rural Communities of Nepal, WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iri...
WHO, (1998)
World AIDS Day 2012 Getting to Zero in Nepal On behalf of Michel Sidibé, the UNAIDS Executive Director and Under-Secretary General of the United Nations; Ban Ki Moon,the United Nations Secretary General himself, and the entire UN System in Nepal: Welcome to everyone who comes together with com...
UNAIDS, (2012)
An Assessment of the of HIV/AIDS on the Education Sector in Nepal This report present the main findings of comprehensive assessment of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sectors in Nepal. The epidemic poses a potentially very serious threat to attainment of national education objectives and in particular,the E...
GoN, EC, DK, UNICEF, (2003)
Country Progress Report on HIV/AIDS Response NEPAL The National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) was entrusted with the responsibility of leading the preparation and submission of the Nepal Country AIDS Response Progress Report 2014. In January 2014, NCASC formed an Advisory Group (AG) and a T...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2014)
Health Action in Nepal-Health Newsletter - Issue VI (February 2006) Health Action in Nepal is the 6th volume of the health Newsletter- February 2006.The newsletter consists of the following headlines: Country Safe from Bird Flu and Little Risk of Import: Minister K. B. Bista and State Minister M. Lama, Laboratory Ba...
GoN, WHO, (2006)
HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Attitude of Professionals of Nepal HIV/AIDS is now rapidly spreading in Asia, including Nepal. In this epidemic of diseases, the medical professional of the country is also increasingly realizing their important roles to play. Considering the magnitude of the problem, the Nepal Medica...
HMG, UNAIDS, (1999)
Nepal (Ilam, Tanahu and Lalitpur Districts) : STEPS Survey 2005 - Fact Sheet The STEPS survey of chronic disease risk factors in Ilam, Tanahu and Lalitpur districts of Nepal was carried out from August to December 2005. Nepal carried out Step 1, Step 2. Socio demographic and behavioural information was collected in Step 1. Ph...
STEPS/WHO, (2005)
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