Nepal’s Hard-fought Victory Against Rubella

Nepal has successfully controlled rubella and congenital rubella syndrome, and has achieved 97% reduction of rubella cases (against a target of 95%) compared to 2008.

The country has achieved this goal two years ahead of the regional target year of 2020 and one year ahead of the national target of 2019.

What did Nepal do to reach here?

71st WHO Regional Committee session

Health ministers and experts from countries in WHO South-East Asia Region today began five day deliberations on priority issues, emphasizing on universal health coverage for ensuring health for all.

Intensifying action to eliminate malaria, addressing the increasing threat of dengue, to improving access to essential medicines, Member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region are meeting in Delhi, India, from 3 to 7 September to discuss priority health issues in the Region, home to one-fourth of the world’s population.

Global competition announced to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR): Geneva

Innovate4AMR announces its 2018 global online competition looking for innovative and creative solutions in resource-limited healthcare settings for a world free from the fear of untreatable infections

Commitment to Understand Actual Tuberculosis Burden in Nepal

The Government of Nepal (GoN), donors, and partners including World Health Organization (WHO) has started to implement a well-planned Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey (TBPS) after years of preparation starting March 2018. This is a major investment of USD 4.3 Million, of which 51% is contributed by the government and the remainder by partners such as The Global Fund, LHL International, TB Foundation, and WHO.

World Health Day 2018: Universal Health Coverage

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