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Child marriage forces children out of school

Child marriage forces children out of school

Posted On: March 22, 2017

–Chhatra Karki The Jumla district lies 820 kilometers  northwest of Kathmandu. Even though the district is connected with [...]

TB and diabetes co-morbidity is a public health challenge in Nepal

TB and diabetes co-morbidity is a public health challenge in Nepal

Posted On: March 16, 2017

–Chhatra Karki Three years ago, Hitesh Chhetri (name changed), a resident of Nuwakot, Nepal and truck driver by [...]

Downstream communities fear glacial lake outburst

Downstream communities fear glacial lake outburst

Posted On: March 14, 2017

-Rajan Pokhrel The April earthquake and its aftershocks have destabilised the already deteriorating terminal or lateral moraines of [...]

Concerns for conservation

Concerns for conservation

Posted On: March 10, 2017

-Chhatra Kakri One can reach a Chepang settlement at Jawang in Jogimara-2 after a two-hour trek from Mauwakhola [...]

Nepalese women with TB face unique challenges

Nepalese women with TB face unique challenges

Posted On: March 09, 2017

–Chhatra Karki TB victimized Pabitra Tamang (name changed), a resident of a village in Dhading, Jawang, in the [...]

NFSJ becomes a member of WFSJ.

NFSJ becomes a member of WFSJ.

Posted On: March 09, 2017

Kathmandu–Nepal Forum of Science Journalists (NFSJ) has become a member of World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ)  as [...]

Epilepsy: A disease of poverty in Nepal

Epilepsy: A disease of poverty in Nepal

Posted On: March 07, 2017

Epilepsy has emerged as a menace in Nepal. A study shows that 7 out of 1000 persons suffer [...]

Peril of Cancer in Nepal

Peril of Cancer in Nepal

Posted On: March 07, 2017

If cancer is treated after it is complex, medical costs are high, and there is low chance of [...]

Framing REDD + at National Level: Actors and Discourse around Nepal’s Policy Debate

Framing REDD + at National Level: Actors and Discourse around Nepal’s Policy Debate

Posted On: March 05, 2017

Rishi R. Bastakoti * and Conny Davidsen Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada [...]

Malaria in Nepal: Challenges towards elimination

Malaria in Nepal: Challenges towards elimination

Posted On: March 03, 2017

–Chhatra Karki Malaria is still a major health problem in Nepal where more than 80% people are at [...]