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National Oral Health Policy-2070, NEPAL

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After revision of old Oral Health Policy-2060 , Nepal Government release the policy in Oral Health-2070.






































World Health Organization: New study highlights need to scale up violence prevention efforts globally

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News from who 
10 Dec 2014,Geneva The "Global status report on violence prevention 2014" reveals that 475 000 people were murdered in 2012, and homicide is the third leading cause of death globally for males aged 15–44 years, highlighting the urgent need for more decisive action to prevent violence. Despite indications that homicide rates decreased by 16% globally between 2000 and 2012, violence remains widespread. Non-fatal acts of violence take a particular toll on women and children. One in four children has been physically abused; one in five girls has been sexually abused; and one in three women has been a victim of physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence at some point in her lifetime.





The Global status report on violence prevention 2014, which reflects data from 133 countries, is the first report of its kind to assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner and sexual violence, and elder abuse…

Please Support: ''Step-up campaign : Victory against HIV discrimination''

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RSS Pokhara, Gopal Shrestha of Ratnachowk,Pokhara, who is living with HIV/AIDS, plans to scale Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world, in April season in 2015.  "I would be the first HIV infected person among the Everest climbers if I accomplishes my mission" Shrestha said. He has collected Rs 700,000 so far out of the Rs 4.3 million needed for the purpose.
What is Step up campaign? message from (Gopal Shrestha) Namaste (Hello) !! My name is Gopal Shrestha and I am 50 years old. Over fifteen years ago, I was diagnosed with HIV . Since, the year 2002. I am working as a volunteer campaigner and activist in the sectors of HIV/AIDS and Drug addiction. In addition I was national football player of Nepal and played from different A Division club of Nepal.Based on my personal experience and what I’m hearing from others, honestly, I don’t think the stigma around people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS has dissipated. True, people have a better handle on how HIV is transmitted. The…

Prevention and Control of Cervical Cancer (New WHO guide)

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News from WHO 3,DECEMBER 2014 MELBOURNE: New guidance from WHO aims to help countries better prevent and control cervical cancer. The disease is one of the world’s deadliest – but most easily preventable – forms of cancer for women, responsible for more than 270 000 deaths annually, 85% of which occur in developing countries.

The new "Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice"will be launched at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Melbourne, Australia on 3 December 2014. The main elements in the new guidance are:
Vaccinate 9 to 13-year-old girls with two doses of HPV vaccine Use HPV tests to screen women for cervical cancer prevention.Communicate more widely.Addressing inequitiesDOWNLOAD THIS GUIDE CLICK HERE
Original Source: http://who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/cancers/cervical-cancer-guide/en/

ACHIEVEMENT AND PROGRESS TOWARDS HEALTH RELATED MDGS IN NEPAL(PPT Slides)

A HEALTH SEMINAR PAPER SUBMITTED TO FULFILL THE PARTIAL REQUIREMENT OF BPH EIGHTH SEMESTER
[HES 406.1 Health Seminar in Special Topics]




The United Nations Millennium Development Goals are eight goals that all 191 UN member states have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2015. The United Nations Millennium Declaration, signed in September 2000 commits world leaders to combat poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation, and discrimination against women. The MDGs are derived from this Declaration, and all have specific targets and indicators. The Eight Millennium Development Goals are: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger;Achieve universal primary education;Promote gender equality and empower women;Reduce child mortality;Improve maternal health;Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases;Ensure environmental sustainability; andDevelop a global partnership for development. The MDGs are inter-dependent; all the MDG influence health, and health influences all the MDGs. Fo…

World AIDS Day Activities in Pokhara

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World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December every year. The major objective of this global campaign is to raise the awareness about HIV/AIDS. the theme for WORLD AIDS DAY in year 2011 to 2015 designed to focus on achieve the target of MDGS through universal access to Prevention,care, support and treatment.
Getting to Zero:
ZERO NEW HIV INFECTIONS ZERO DISCRIMINATION ZERO AIDS-RELATED DEATHS. In this year WHO announce for Closing the gap in HIV prevention and treatment which will help to Ending the epidemic of AIDS globally. ACTIVITIES OF POKHARA