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.
- - Day 4: Countries in WHO South-East Asia to intensify efforts to control dengue, eliminate malaria
- - Day 3 News: Strengthen emergency medical teams for better response to disasters
- - Day 2 News: Countries in WHO South-East Asia Region resolve to make essential medical products accessible, affordable to all
- - Day 1 News: WHO South-East Asia countries to discuss priority health issues in Delhi next week
- - Video: Access to essential medical products in the South-East Asia Region and beyond
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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
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.
WHO's Work in Nepal
- - Global competition announced to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR): Geneva
- - Giving Care to Air
- - Nepal Gears up for Pre-Hospital Care for Emergencies
- - World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7)
- - 12th Bi-regional Meeting of the National Influenza Centres (NICs) and Influenza Surveillance of the South-East and Western Pacific Region
- - Tobacco and cardiovascular diseases - Nepal Data (Infographic)
- - UN Country Office in Nepal Switches to Solar Energy
- - World Malaria day 2018 Communications toolkit
- - Field-testing a Frontline Healthcare Providers MEC/SPR Tool for Initiating Contraception in Humanitarian Settings
- - Nepal Achievements Report
WHO Official Days
- Confronting Rubella with Nepal Factsheet
- - Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme to Address Equity, Social Determinants, Gender and Human Rights in Nepal