LLIN free distribution in Jhapa Nepal

22 Feb 2010, Jhapa Nepal. Under Ministry of Health and Population program, this year's LLIN distribution program began today. Senior Public Health Administrator Nawa Raj Subba opened the program by distributing LLIN to locals at Khudunabari Jhapa today. 49,000 bednets will be distributed in Khudunabari VDC including refugee camp, Sanischare, Surunga and Jyamirgadhi VDCs this year. Global Fund has funded, PSI has facilited and Human Welfare Council has coordinated the program.

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Music against Malaria

31 Jan 2010, Jhapa Nepal. A musical concert "Music against Malaria" successfully took place at Sanischare Jhapa. Singers Kunti Moktan, Rima Gurung, Nalina Chitrakar, Dipak Limbu and Tara Laksam were presenting their popular songs with useful public health messages to audience. Miss Nepal Sugarika KC and Mamphi Ghosh were anchoring the program attractively. The program was a part of awareness rrogram of Ministry of Health and Population which was supported by Global Fund, facilitated by PSI and coordinated by Human Welfare Council.

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Leprosy Elimination at Country Level

Jan 19, 2010 (Kathmandu). Nepal has announced as elimination of Leprosy at national level not at district level. Government of Nepal declared Nepal as Leprosy eliminated country. Ministry of Health and Population officially announced this in an official program in Kathmandu. Elimination of Leprosy is called when there is prevalence rate less than 1 per 10,000 population. But Terai districts have not achieved the goal of elimination since Terai districts are having more than 2 per 10,000 and they are leprosy hyperendemic districs.

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NEPHA 11th Assembly

November 28, 2009, Lalitpur. 11th Annual General Assembly of Nepal Public Health Association held at Jawalakhel Lalitpur. The assembly was inaugurated by Minister of State for Health and Population. Contemporary public Health issues were discussed in the meeting.

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Swine Flu Border Screenings Relaxed

15 Oct. 2009, District Public Health Office Jhapa has stopped screening of visitors for Influenza A H1N1 which was started from July 2009 at Kakarvitta Jhapa. After indigenous cases of Swine Flu detected in Chitwan, Department of Health Services Kathmandu circulated guidelines and the Health Desk has been closed, said DPHO official. Awareness campaign and trainging on Swine flu for health workers are being conducted in Jhapa.

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