The last mile: flood risk communication for better preparedness in Nepal - Shrestha MS, Gurung MB, Khadgi VR, Wagle N, Banarjee S, Sherchan U, Parajuli B, Mishra A.
Over the last decade, several flood early warning systems have been established in Nepal, helping reduce the number of people affected and killed by floods. However, there are still challenges in communicating flood warning to the most vulnerable. The unav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Africa: UAE Lifts Covid-19 Transit Travel Ban On Nigeria, Uganda, Others
[Vanguard] The United Arab Emirates, UAE, today, announced that with effect from Thursday passengers on transit flights from Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Uganda can now enter UAE. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The role of social capital in disaster resilience in remote communities after the 2015 Nepal earthquake - Panday S, Rushton S, Karki J, Balen J, Barnes A.
Social capital is widely regarded as a key element in recovery from and resilience to disasters. Yet, little attention has been paid to the specificities of what supports or undermines remote rural communities' social capital in disasters. Here, we examine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

"Females are always dominated and disregarded by males, just because they are female": the continuation of patriarchal norms for young trafficked women in Nepal - Ong T, Mellor D, Chettri S.
This article provides insights into the cultural aspects of sexual violence against young women trafficked into the sex industry in Nepal. Participant observation, participatory clay body mapping workshops and group interviews using photography were used t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Civil Society Leading Covid-19 Mask Campaign in South Asia – Podcast
Civil society leading Covid-19 mask campaign in South AsiaBy Marty LoganKATHMANDU, Jul 30 2021 (IPS) Footage of flames engulfing bodies at makeshift funeral pyres and stories of people dying in cars as drivers desperately raced from hospital to hospital seeking a bed. These scenes marked the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India just months ago. Nepal was similarly walloped: staff turned away people at intensive care units and patients attached to oxygen cylinders were being treated in parking lots. Other South Asian countries were less affected but overall Covid-19 has officially killed 450,000 people in the regio...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marty Logan Tags: Civil Society Headlines Health Multimedia Podcast TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

SOM-led initiative promoting masks in developing world draws major support
A Yale SOM research-based initiative called NORM has given birth to mask-wearing campaigns in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, India, and parts of Latin America. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Effect of COVID-19 related national lockdown on suicide in Nepal: a comparative analysis of suicidal reports of major national newspaper - Singh R, Mahato S, Basnet P, Bista K, Karki R, Arafat SMY.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Insight and challenges: mental health services in Nepal - Rai Y, Gurung D, Gautam K.
This paper describes the current state of mental health services in Nepal and reflects on the significant changes over the past decade. The main challenges to overcome are proper implementation of community-based services, the high suicide rate, stigma of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Study on prevalence of suicidal ideation and risk factors of suicide among patients visiting psychiatric OPD at Shree Birendra Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal - Katuwal N, Shrestha DB, Adhikari SP, Oli PR, Budhathoki P, Amatya R, Pradhan M, Adhikari B.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a global public health issue. Several environmental, psychosocial, behavioral factors along with physical, sexual, and emotional abuse have been associated with suicidal ideation and attempts. Childhood physical, sexual abuse, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Need for the Creation of a Real National Public Health System in Nepal
As Nepal faces breaking point amidst its worst COVID-19 outbreak, the United Nations and its partners launched in May 2021 the Nepal Covid-19 Response Plan calling for US$ 83.7 million to mobilize an emergency response over the next three months to assist 750,000 of the most vulnerable people affected by the pandemic. The plan was endorsed by the Nepal Humanitarian Country Team and the Government of Nepal’s COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre and lays out critical areas of support required to complement the Government of Nepal’s response efforts. Credit: World Health Organization (WHO) By Simone GalimbertiKATHMAN...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Simone Galimberti Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Shortages Reveal Low Priority of Women ’s Health in Nepal
Chiring Tamang holds the family’s new baby while his wife Priya looks on. She delivered the girl at home in their village in Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk district in February 2021. Credit: Marty Logan / IPSBy Marty LoganKathmandu, Nepal, Jul 21 2021 (IPS) One year after Nepal’s Ministry of Health (MoH) appealed to international organisations in the country to urgently supply a drug used to stop excessive bleeding after childbirth, a UN agency has delivered $1 million worth of contraceptives to prevent another shortage. The 1.6 million cycles of oral contraceptive pills and 776,000 units of injectable contracep...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marty Logan Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Women's Health contraceptives UNFPA United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Source Type: news

Impact of implementation of the national institute for health and clinical excellence (NICE) head injury guideline in a tertiary care center emergency department: a pre and post-intervention study - Pradhan P, Pradhan A, Shrestha AP, Shrestha A, Paudel RC, Shrestha R.
INTRODUCTION: Head injury, a common presentation to the emergency department (ED), is a substantial problem in developing countries like Nepal. The current national institute for health and clinical excellence (NICE) guideline revised in January 2014 focus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gender-sensitive school environment and bullying victimization among adolescent girls: a multilevel study in Nepal - Bergenfeld I, Clark CJ, Khan Z, Jackson EC, Yount KM.
BACKGROUND: Bullying is an understudied global social problem. While school-level factors are a recognized influence on bullying victimization, the elements of a 'girl-friendly' school that may reduce the risk of bullying victimization among girls and prev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

US doses arrive as Nepal struggles to vaccinate population
A shipment of 1.5 million doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccine donated by the United States has arrived in Nepal, which is struggling to inoculate its population against the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Witchcraft allegations and untouchability as forms of violence upon women in Nepal: A 7-year study - Nepal S, Atreya A, Nepal B, Shah R, Dhital R, Aryal S.
The Nepalese constitution guarantees equal rights to both men and women regardless of caste, race, or ethnicity. However, the centuries-old superstitious practice of caste-based hierarchy in the Hindu community and discrimination against people of lower ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Geospatial assessment of floods in western Nepal - Subedi S, Kafle G, Tripathi S.
Floods are major problems, and their coexistence poses a potent threat, which cannot be eradicated but has to be managed. Extreme affects untold numbers of people, taxing economies, disrupting food production, creating unrest, and prompting migrations. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Perceived risk factors for suicide among Nepalese migrant workers in South Korea - Atteraya MS, Ebrahim NB, Gnawali S.
(1) Background: In South Korea, far from their homeland, Nepalese migrant workers often face tremendous challenges. The most severe outcome for migrant workers is death by suicide-a major cause of premature death among migrant workers. Nevertheless, in the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

WHO calls for lower prices on Gilead drug for Covid-linked black fungus
Cases of the deadly infection have soared among coronavirus patients in India and Nepal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO calls for lowers prices on Gilead drug for Covid-linked black fungus
Cases of the deadly infection have soared among coronavirus patients in India and Nepal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Potential rapist in Nepal punished by his family with attempted bobbittectomy - Atreya A, Baral S, Menezes RG, Thapa N, Budha BB, Karki K.
We report a rare case from Nepal where an elderly man who allegedly committed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Enabling journalists to contribute to the road safety system: experience from Nepal [conference abstract] - Pant PR, Dahal S, Krishnaswamy K, Joshi SK, Mytton J.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 3C.006 Context There are daily media/news reports of road traffic crashes in Nepal mostly focusing on the number of people killed or injured. Few consider the causes, impa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Insights into home and workplace injuries in Nepal: a qualitative study [conference abstract] - Joshi E.
This study explored perceptions of injury risk at home and wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Community-level estimates of death due to injuries in Makwanpur district, Nepal [conference abstract] - Bhatta S, Mytton J, Adhikari D, Manandhar SR, Joshi E, Bhatta S, Joshi SK.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # P4.011 Background Availability of injury related mortality data can play a vital role in planning health services for injury prevention and monitoring progress towards Sus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The epidemiology of home and workplace injuries in Nepal: a household survey [conference abstract] - Deave T, Pant P, Manandhar SR, Adhikari D, Joshi E, Joshi S, Mytton J.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 3F.005 Background Unintentional Injuries comprise the fifth leading cause of death in Nepal in 2017, an increase of 23% compared to 1990. In Nepal, there is minimal commun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Status of Nepal's legislation for injury prevention and control: a critical review [conference abstract] - Pant PR, Dangi A, Dharel M, Bhatta W, Joshi SK, Mytton J.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 4C.003 Background A number of sustainable development goals (i.e. SDGs 3, 8, 11 and 16) can be addressed by reducing injuries and incorporating injury prevention into nati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of injuries among in-patients in Nepal: a secondary data analysis [conference abstract] - Pandey B, Mytton J, Bray I, Joshi S.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 5E.003 Background Injuries are an important public health issue in Nepal, contributing significantly to the burden of morbidity and mortality. There is no injury surveilla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pushing for the same thing on the same set of tracks: a qualitative study exploring the anti-trafficking response in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh - Burns CJ, Chen K, Stoklosa H.
BACKGROUND: Human trafficking is a critical public health issue particularly pervasive in the Indian states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (UP), which share a border with Nepal. Many NGOs are participating in prevention, protection, prosecution, and capacity b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Burden of suicide in Nepal: an analysis of police records [conference abstract] - Silwal BS, Pant PR, Gurung YB.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 2E.003 Background Suicide is a complex human behaviour which might be initiated with an onset of psychic pain. It is the leading cause of unnatural deaths in Nepal, and th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Experience using REDCap in injury prevention research, Nepal [conference abstract] - Bhatta S, Joshi P, Joshi E, Joshi SK.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # P4.016 Context Nepal Injury Research Centre (NIRC) is dedicated to injury-related studies in Nepal. One of the key objectives of NIRC is to conduct standardized research a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Assessment of trauma patients for the development of trauma protocol in Nepal [conference abstract] - Paudel S, Dhungana S.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 3D.003 Background National Trauma Center is the only specialized trauma care hospital in Nepal in operation since 2012. In absence of a standard, trauma care protocol, the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-crash trauma care: first-responder training for the traffic police in Makwanpur, Nepal [conference abstract] - Smart G, Banstola A, Raut R, Ghimire K, Joshi E, Joshi SK, Mytton J.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 3D.001 Context Road crashes are the 7th leading cause of mortality in Nepal, but there are poorly developed nationwide emergency medical services. Contributing to achievin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of unintentional child injuries in Kavrepalanchok District of Nepal [conference abstract] - Joshi SK, Pathak P.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 5B.003 Background Among the children who meet unintentional injuries every year globally, many are left with some form of disability. The rehabilitation of these children ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent's perception of road risk on their routes to school in Makwanpur, Nepal; a qualitative study [conference abstract] - Gautam P, Mytton J, Pilkington P, Joshi S.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 7A.001 Background Busy and poor road infrastructure along routes to school poses high risk of traffic injury for children. Every child's safe and healthy journey to/from s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Size does matter: an exploration of the relationship between licensed venue capacity and on-premise assaults - Miller P, Curtis A, Millsteed M, Harries T, Nepal S, Walker S, Chikritzhs T, Coomber K.
AIMS: Venue capacity has been proposed as a factor associated with a greater number of violent incidents on-premises, though no specific research has demonstrated this association, and instead has tended to focus on the relationship between crowding and ag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Conceptualising 'injury' in Nepal: Building shared understandings as a foundation for engagement [conference abstract] - Paudel S, Subedi M, Brangan E, Mytton J, Joshi S.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 4C.001 Background When designing a logo for the Nepal Injury Research Centre a predicament arose: there is no direct Nepali translation for the word 'injury'. A 'loan-word... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Using capacity strengthening to enable effective injury prevention in Nepal [conference abstract] - Mytton J, Ellis M, Manhandar S, Joshi SK.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 6C.004 Context Through a collaboration between the University of the West of England, Bristol and Kathmandu Medical College in 2017, we established the Nepal Injury Resear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Covid US: New 'Delta Plus' variant that may have originated in Nepal is found in 85 patients
Samples have been found in California, Connecticut, Maryland, New York, Tennessee, Vermont and Washington as early as April 22, but there is no evidence the variant is rapidly spreading. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India declares 'Nepal variant' - or 'Delta plus' - to be of concern amid fears it may evade vaccines
The Nepal 'Delta plus' variant - also known as AY.1 - has been spotted 52 times in the UK and has spread to three Indian states, despite the country's attempts to suppress it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide by pesticide ingestion in Nepal and the impact of pesticide regulation - Utyasheva L, Sharma D, Ghimire R, Karunarathne A, Robertson G, Eddleston M.
BACKGROUND: Nepal recorded 5754 suicides in 2018-19 - a high number for a relatively small country. Over 24% of these suicides were by poisoning, most by ingestion of highly concentrated agricultural pesticides. Nepal has actively regulated pesticides to r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

UK Covid: Whitty says he expects further surge in winter; more than 11,000 new cases recorded – as it happened
Whitty says a Covid surge is under way andthat cases would continue to rise for the next few weeks;UK records 11,007 new cases. This live blog is now closed – pleasefollow the global coronavirus live blog for updatesCovid cases in England doubling every 11 daysGovernment could make working from home ‘default’ optionScotland was eight hours from running out of PPE in first waveWind turbines clash adds to UK-EU post-Brexit tensionsCoronavirus – latest global updates6.13pmBST'Sullen' Edwin Poots expected to face no confidence motion.He was ratified as DUP leader five weeks ago.https://t.co/aouTDY3TlTRe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow Tags: Politics Coronavirus Chris Whitty UK news Matt Hancock Dominic Cummings Working from home Northern Ireland Northern Irish politics Democratic Unionist party (DUP) Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

AP Interview: Official says Nepal desperately needs vaccines
Nepal's health minister says the country has significantly reduced coronavirus infections after its worst outbreak but is in desperate need of vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nepal's health minister tells AP the country has significantly reduced virus cases but is in desperate need of vaccines.
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

My Home Country Has an Excellent Vaccination Track Record. What It Doesn ’t Have Is Vaccines
Every morning I sit at the breakfast table with my mother. She moved to New York about five years ago and having had her so close to me makes New York feel even more like home. Our morning meal, whipped up by my mom, is served up alongside a cup of Nepali chiya—a traditional black tea with milk, boiled with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves. As we sit across the table sipping chiya from our hand-carved Nepali copper teacups, we catch up on life and current events, and share lighthearted laughter. For years, it’s been an uplifting start to my day. Unfortunately, our recent breakfasts have been much more somber. Ove...
Source: TIME: Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Prabal Gurung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

‘A Year Full of Emotions.’ What Kids Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic
Too many young generations have been shaped by the global crises they faced—Depression-era poverty, Cold War nuclear fears. Add to them the COVID generation. The virus itself may typically go easier on kids than it does adults, but the mind of a child is another thing. It’s dependent on certainty, safety, the comfort of routine. Take all of that away—shutter schools, keep grandparents at a distance, cancel summer camps—and kids suffer. But as the following lightly-edited stories from young people show, they also grow and learn, gain maturity and wisdom. The virus has been tough; plenty of kids, it t...
Source: TIME: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger and Allison Singer Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

From Climate Change to Covid, Are We Ready to Deal with Disasters?
Credit: Bibbi AbruzziniBy Bibbi AbruzziniPARIS, Jun 10 2021 (IPS) In the last 20 years, disasters affected over 4 billion people. At global level we witness on average one sweeping disaster a day, the majority of which are floods and storms. From the Covid-19 pandemic to climate change, calamities are taking new shapes and sizes, infiltrating every dimension of society. From the emotional to the political, how do we deal with disasters? How can we create a whole-of-society approach to disaster risk reduction? Right through this vortex of intersecting crises, a new toolkit and interactive website by Forus, the Global Netwo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Civil Society Climate Change Education Environment Food Security and Nutrition Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitat Source Type: news

Nepal resumes vaccination campaign with doses given by China
Nepal has resumed its stalled coronavirus vaccination campaign with 1 million doses given by China after the Himalayan nation made international pleas for help with a shortage of doses (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Disparity of motorcycle helmet use in Nepal - weak law enforcement or riders' reluctance? - Siebert FW, Hellmann L, Pant PR, Lin H, Trimpop R.
Like many low- and middle-income countries, Nepal is experiencing a massive motorization, predominantly from increased use of motorcycles which is driving a surge in road-related injuries and fatalities. Motorcycles and their riders have been identified as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

'Nepal variant': What's the mutation stopping green list trips to Portugal?
Ministers have raised concerns over a mutation to the Delta variant first identified in India. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nepal wants stolen antiquities returned from France
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nepal Covid variant symptoms: Cases confirmed in the UK – signs of infection
CORONAVIRUS cases continue to creep up week on week, with latest Government statistics revealing that the number of cases has increased by nearly 40 percent in the past week. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news