Showing posts from October, 2015

“Universal Access to Condom for Dual Protection” 21st Condom Day celebration in Pokhara

Nepal Government Celebrate National Condom day in Every 1st Saturday after Dashain/Kojagarat Purnima, 21st National condom day was observed nationally with the slogan ''UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO CONDOM FOR DUAL PROTECTION'' the major objective of this day is to raise awareness and promotes the use of condom for dual Protection; Prevent HIV and sexually transmitted infections as well as unwanted pregnancies.

WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (April 2015) 19th edition  

The WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines has been updated every two years since 1977. The current versions are the 19th WHO Essential Medicines List.

The core list presents a list of minimum medicine needs for a basic health‐care system, listing the most efficacious, safe and cost–effective medicines for priority conditions. Priority conditions are selected on the basis of current and estimated future public health relevance, and potential for safe and cost‐effective treatment.  The complementary list presents essential medicines for priority diseases, for which specialized diagnostic or monitoring facilities, and/or specialist medical care, and/or specialist training are needed. In case of doubt medicines may also be listed as complementary on the basis of consistent higher costs or less attractive cost‐ effectiveness in a variety of settings. Download WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines: Click Here Source of Info: World Health Organization
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WHO Global Tuberculosis report 2015

WHO’s Global tuberculosis report 2015 was released on 28 Oct 2015 in Washington. Tuberculosis mortality nearly halved since 1990 But TB ranks alongside HIV as a leading cause of death worldwide.The fight against tuberculosis is paying off, with this year’s death rate nearly half of what it was in 1990. Nevertheless, 1.5 million people died from TB in 2014. Most of these deaths could have been prevented.

Main findings and messages: 
The advances are major: TB mortality has fallen 47% since 1990, with nearly all of that improvement taking place since 2000, when the MDGs were set. In all, effective diagnosis and treatment of TB saved an estimated 43 million lives between 2000 and 2014. The MDG target to halt and reverse TB incidence has been achieved on a worldwide basis, in each of the six WHO regions and in 16 of the 22 high-burden countries that collectively account for 80% of TB cases. Globally, TB incidence has fallen by an average of 1.5% per year since 2000 and is now 18% lower than…

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Strong UN Better World: #UNITED_NATIONS_DAY (70th Anniversary)

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day.since 1948.
World Wide Event: The United Nations announced today that around 200 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, bridges and other landmarks in nearly 60 countries around the world will be lit up blue – the official colour of the Organization – as part of a global campaign to commemorate its 70th anniversary.

Secretary-General's message on UN Day National flags are a mark of pride and patriotism in every country around the world. But there is only one flag that belongs to all of us. That blue flag of the United Nations was a banner of hope for me growing up in wartime Korea.
Seven decades after its founding, the United Nations remains a beacon for all human…

Masters in Public Health (MPH) in BPKIHS

B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences is a leading Health Sciences University of Nepal. It is known around the globe by virtue of its innovative curricula. Every year BPKIHS gets substantial number of candidates to enroll in its academic programs. Its educational philosophy was conceptualized by eminent medical educationists from Nepal, India & various international communities including WHO.

BPKIHS was established on January 18, 1993 and subsequently upgraded to an autonomous Health Sciences University on October 28, 1998 with a mandate to work towards developing socially responsible and competent health workforce, providing health care and engaging in health research.
The School of Public Health was established in 2005 and it is running a twoyear MPH program. 
BPKIHS has postgraduate, undergraduate, and university certificate programs. It has four colleges: Medical, Dental, Nursing, and Public Health. Its Central Teaching Hospital has 733 beds and well established major clinica…