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Over three million people in Nepal suffer from respiratory problems, but only three percent receive proper treatment

In rural areas, cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are on the rise due to indoor pollution and in cities because of air pollution, say doctors. Over three million people in Nepal suffer from respiratory problems, but only three percent receive proper treatment
About 10 percent of the total deaths across the country are caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, according to a study. Post File Photo
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Arjun Poudel
Published at : November 21, 2019
Updated at : November 21, 2019 08:35
Kathmandu

Arjun Poudel

Arjun Poudel is a health reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before joining the Post, he worked for Sagarmatha Television, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times.


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