Scarcity of Medicines in Humla

Patients visiting Lali Health Post of Kharpunath Rural Municipality-1 are facing difficulty in treatment due to the scarcity of medicines. Birjan Shahi, a local resident shared that the health post has been sending back the patients stating the lack of medicines. According to Baliraj Shahi, Coordinator of the Rural Municipality’s…

November 12, 2021  
Patients in Humla Facing Difficulty Due to Crisis of Air Tickets

Humla District has not been linked with road networks yet, therefore air route is their only way of commuting. Locals of Humla have been suffering due to the problem of getting tickets for the flights since October 6, 2021. Nepal Airlines Corporation has not taken off from Humla since May…

November 1, 2021  
Office of Radio Kailash Sabotaged by Unidentified Group

The office of Radio Kailash FM located at Simkot Rural Municipality-6 was sabotaged by an unidentified group on October 12, 2021. Rajan Rawat, Manager of Radio Kailash FM, said that an unidentified group had vandalized the infrastructures of the radio when no one was in the office. According to Manager…

October 19, 2021  
Students Unable to Commute Due to Lack of Bridge

The destruction of a wooden bridge of Syapre stream of Simkot Rural Municipality-4 due to flood and landslide has obstructed the educational journey of thirty-five students. These children have not been able to commute to their school which is located in the headquarters of the district. The children have complained…

October 3, 2021  
Financial Aid and Disability Identity Card Provided after INSEC’s Initiative

Lokesh Shahi, 8, of Chauganphaya in Simkot Rural Municipality-7 suffered from epilepsy immediately after three months of his birth. He has finally received financial assistance and a disability identity card for his treatment. After the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC)'s initiative and constant effort, the Simkot Rural Municipality has provided…

July 7, 2021  
Death of a Patient Due to Scarcity of Treatment

Baddhi Chhatyaal, 45, of Adanchuli Rural Municipality-5 died due to the scarcity of treatment. The younger brother of Baddhi, Mohan Raj Chhatyaal alleged that the patient died due to the lack of medicine at Launthi Health Post. He was taken to the health post on June 14, 2021. In a…

June 22, 2021  
Pregnant Woman Faces Risk Due to Lack of Treatment at District Hospital

Jagat Maya Rokaya, 27, of Simkot Rural Municipality-6 experiences risk as she could not deliver her baby due to a lack of adequate resources in the district hospital. Doctors said that the mother's condition is at risk after her baby died in her womb. The condition of the child was fine…

June 19, 2021  
Health Worker Beaten by Principal in Humla

Kali Bahadur Budha, 50, Health Coordinator of Chankheli Rural Municipality and resident of Chankheli Rural Municipality-3 was beaten up by Amrit Rokaya, Principal of Gauri Shankar Primary School of Changkheli Rural Municipality -4. According to the victim, Amrit had beaten him on June 4, 2021, for not visiting COVID patients…

June 4, 2021  
Patient Faces Problem in Treatment Due to Financial Scarcity

The family of seven-year-old Lokesh Shahi resident of Simkot Rural Municipality - 7 is facing a problem in treatment due to financial scarcity. The family informed that the child has been suffering from epilepsy since the third month of his birth. Samjhana Shahi, the mother of the child, shared that the child could…

May 29, 2021  
Community Health Unit Faces Scarcity of Drinking Water

The community health unit of Simkot Rural Municipality-1, Kumling, is facing a scarcity of drinking water. The health unit was established seven years ago and the crisis of drinking water has not been addressed yet, due to which the beneficiaries are facing a problem. Usha Bhandari, Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM)…

May 14, 2021