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4 02, 2021

Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 2,033 with two more deaths; national tally reaches 271,602 with 171 new infections

2021-02-04T12:46:55-08:00

According to the Health Ministry, 3,878 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 2,033 with two more deaths; national tally reaches 271,602 with 171 new infections2021-02-04T12:46:55-08:00
22 01, 2021

Orphanage Trafficking and Child Protection in Emergencies in Nepal: A Comparative Analysis of the 2015 Earthquake and the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

2021-01-22T10:59:22-08:00

This article compares and contrasts two humanitarian emergencies and their impact on Nepal: these are the Nepal earthquake in 2015 and the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. It explains how each emergency has impacted children without parental care or at risk of family separation, with specific reference to orphanage trafficking, voluntourism, child institutionalisation and family preservation.
Orphanage Trafficking and Child Protection in Emergencies in Nepal: A Comparative Analysis of the 2015 Earthquake and the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic2021-01-22T10:59:22-08:00
4 01, 2021

Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,885 with seven more deaths; national tally reaches 262,262 with 403 new infections

2021-01-27T08:40:43-08:00

According to the Health Ministry, 4,401 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,885 with seven more deaths; national tally reaches 262,262 with 403 new infections2021-01-27T08:40:43-08:00
22 12, 2020

Malnutrition was worsening before the pandemic, but with job losses of parents it could get worse, experts say

2020-12-22T10:12:26-08:00

A 2016 study had found that 10 percent of the children under five were suffering from wasting, but a 2019 study found that figure had reached 12 percent. In Karnali this figure is as high as 17.6 percent.
Malnutrition was worsening before the pandemic, but with job losses of parents it could get worse, experts say2020-12-22T10:12:26-08:00
10 12, 2020

Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,663 with 12 more deaths; national tally reaches 245,650 with 1,217 new infections

2020-12-10T10:11:03-08:00

According to the Health Ministry, 7,232 PCR tests were performed in the past 24 hours.
Nepal’s Covid-19 toll reaches 1,663 with 12 more deaths; national tally reaches 245,650 with 1,217 new infections2020-12-10T10:11:03-08:00
21 10, 2020

Valley has run out of intensive care beds and ventilators for Covid-19 patients

2020-10-21T09:28:18-07:00

Even if the facilities are added, they will not be able to keep up with the growing number of cases, which will mean seriously ill patients won’t get the support they need, officials say.
Valley has run out of intensive care beds and ventilators for Covid-19 patients2020-10-21T09:28:18-07:00
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