Tag: Upendra Yadav

Samajwadi Party will neither celebrate nor protest Constitution Day

Kathmandu, September 16 The Samajwadi Party Nepal, which is also a member of the current ruling coalition, has decided not to participate in any events to be organised on the occasion of Constitution Day. The party has also clarified that it will not conduct any programme against the constitution on the day. The party is […]

Dengue epidemic: Opposition demands Health Minister resign

Kathmandu, September 12 A lawmaker of the main opposition Nepali Congress on Thursday demanded that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav resign taking responsibility of the government’s failure to control recent dengue epidemic. Speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives today, Sanjay Kumar Gautam said the government was […]

Nepal, neighbours pledge to improve emergency preparedness

Kathmandu, September 5 Nepal and other 10 countries of Southeast Asia region have expressed their commitment to strengthening emergency preparedness capacities by scaling up risk assessment, increasing investments, and enhancing implementation of multisectoral plans. During a regional meeting organised by the World Health Organization, health ministers of Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, […]

Pressure mounts on Upendra Yadav to leave govt

Janakpur, August 25 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Upender Yadav is put under pressure by his party leaders to leave the government. As the central committee chairperson of Samajwadi Party, Yadav is also under pressure to merge with the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal. Yadav, who had joined the KP Sharma Oli government upon […]

Yadav says govt committed to reducing infant, maternal mortality rates

Kathmandu, August 23 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav has said the government has accorded high priority to save lives of mothers and infants. “All mechanisms under the health ministry prioritise improving the infant and maternal mortality rates. The government has ensured ‘Safe Motherhood Programme’ aiming to provide easy maternity […]

New health policy to ensure one ambulance in each ward

Kathmandu, July 1 The federal government has announced the implementation of a new national health policy. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav made the policy public amidst a press meet organised in Kathmandu on Monday. The policy will ensure at least one ambulance in each ward of each local government […]