Another baby's life is saved in rural Nepal

Puspa Pandhak was just finishing her duty at a rural hospital in Tehrathum district last week when a 19-year-old woman was brought...

Covid undermines Nepal's mother-child gains

Despite periods of political and economic instability, Nepal achieved dramatic progress in maternal and child health in the early 2000s becoming an...

A tall order

A white-coated nurse holding a blue and white, half-litre bag of milk stands in front of a small group of mothers seated...

Marty Logan

Nepal must work on human rights

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, urging him to uphold the rights...

Saving Nepali mothers on Mother’s Day

Dedicated nurse returns to the village of her birth to run a birthing centre, and save lives during the pandemic

“What can be more fulfilling than saving lives?”

Social entrepreneur fulfils promise to his mother to improve maternal care in rural Nepal

Covid-19 to reverse child survival gains

The world recorded an all-time low under-five deaths in 2019, but the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in major disruptions to health services...

3 Nepali mothers still die daily at childbirth

It should not be surprising that Nepal’s first COVID-19 death was a new mother. What was surprising was to hear Prime Minister K P...

Newborn deaths and a vision for a post-pandemic Nepal

The overall trend in neo-natal deaths is positive, but the poorest families will lag behind further as inequality grows

Marty Logan

No conceivable reason for unwanted pregnancies

Lack of access to and awareness of family planning, the prevalence of unhealthy superstitions and taboos, and the desire to produce a...

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