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Carrying the hopes of a nation on her back: Nepalese health worker goes above and beyond

Health worker Lila Thapa walked 30 minutes over hilly terrain with an elderly community member on her back, ensuring she received her COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccines: Nepal leaves no people with disability behind

"Leave no one behind" has been one of the core pledges of the SDG 2030 agenda. In light of the COVID-19 situation, it is vital to consider the plight faced by people with disability. Nepal has lessons for us all.

Keeping vaccines cold

Walk-in coolers provided by the COVAX Facility are helping to strengthen vaccine storage facilities around Nepal – crucial as the country seeks to accelerate its ongoing COVID-19 drive.

Sickness and survival in pre-COVID-19 Nepal

A gripping documentary about a family's struggle with the emotional and financial consequences of severe pneumonia.

Travelling by horseback through the Himalayas: Getting vaccines to the people in Nepal

The Himalayan villages of Nepal are some of the most inaccessible places on earth. Nevertheless, health workers are putting their lives on the line to make sure they aren’t left behind in the fight against COVID-19.

Vaccine justice: Nepal gives refugees priority in the vaccine queue

Nepal has distributed more than 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine according to a considered allocation schedule based on humane, inclusive, epidemiological good sense. The country’s future safety depends on the willingness of the rest of the…

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Nepal introduces Typhoid vaccine into routine immunisation across the country

The Ministry of Health and Population, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, WHO and other partners are collaborating on the nationwide typhoid vaccine introduction including a catch-up campaign, which seeks to vaccinate all children from the age…

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