Two women people’s representatives in Ghorahi join school to learn to read and write
It is a good sign that the people’s representatives despite their age have decided to pursue education; it sends a positive message of the importance of education, say teachers.
A government lab in Dang issues notice to local units demanding charges for Covid testing
Many local unit heads have protested against the Academy’s move, arguing that it is the federal or provincial government’s responsibility to pay for the tests.
Local governments in Dang are building additional isolation wards
As the Covid-specific hospital in the district has reached its full occupancy, 38 coronavirus patients have been observing isolation in common quarantine centres.
As cases of Covid-19 surge in Province 5, hospitals run out of resources
Hospitals say their resources will be spread thin if more patients are admitted.
Dang’s health workers lack proper medical gears to tackle Covid-19
Even today, many health workers in Dang who are involved in the treatment of Covid-19 patients or suspects are without protective equipment and at risk of catching the virus.
Volunteers delivering fresh vegetables to people's homes at farm price
Locals said the social work being done by the youths had provided them much relief.
Dang’s health workers struggle to find accommodation to self-quarantine
For a lack of quarantine facility, health workers deployed at the temporary hospital are staying on hospital premises.
Dang district health office does not have funds to fight Covid-19
The provincial government has allocated budget to the local units but they haven’t prioritised health services.
Dang bans distribution individuals and organisations from distributing relief on their own.
The office has taken the decision to streamline the relief distribution process and to avoid crowds, according to the District Administration Office, Dang.
Police arrest landlord for evicting a staff nurse from her rented house in Dang
Following the incident, the District Administration Office has issued a notice asking homeowners to refrain from such discriminatory activities towards health professionals.
Ghorahi to close all grocery shops from Monday evening
Daily essentials will be home delivered to the locals during the lockdown period, say local authorities.
Child marriage continues unabated in Dang
Activists advocating against child marriage say most children succumb to family pressure and there’s no help forthcoming from authorities.
A model public school in Dang provides mandatory yoga lessons
The school has ‘yoga classes’ for its seventh period where the students are led through basic yoga exercises.
Police maintain tight surveillance over Chand outfit in Rolpa and Dang
The district security committee of Rolpa said its search for Netra Bikram Chand is still on.
Women in rural Nepal still ashamed of reproductive health issues, health workers say
Most of these women are suffering from diseases related to uterus and many of them have physical injuries from domestic abuse meted out to them.