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.
Eastern Regional Health Directorate and BNMT have conducted an assessment on status on Public Health in Eastern Development Region. It is a summary of report that assessment 2003.
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.
Jhapa Nepal, 29 Jan 2009, Following the outbreak of bird flue in birds in Kakarvitta Jhapa, active surveillance of avian influenza is being done in the area by District Public Health Office. No suspected avian influenza case has been found during active surveillance of more than 100 households so far.
22 January 2009, Jhapa Nepal, More than 27000 chickens, ducks and pigeons have been killed and culled by Rapid Response Team in Kakarvitta Jhapa Nepal.
Surveillance of human bird flue has been started in the affected area. Households will be visited for suspected Influenza Like Illness (ILI) cases. Surveillance team has found a ILI case Gita Thapa from Dhulabari and kept under isolation and treatment in Mechi Zonal Hospital. Now her condition is normal.