RTA in Nawalparasi 21 Sep 2018

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As many as 32 people were injured after a passenger carrying bus met with an accident at Kusunde in Madhyabindu Municipality-11, Nawalparasi last night. The bus (Na 6 Kha 928) en route to Dang from Kathmandu fell some 50 meters off the road after colliding with a truck bearing Indian number plate. According to Jamuna thapa, health coordinator of Madhyabindu Municipality 15 persons with minor injuries have been discharged from Manakamana Polyclinic, Arungkhola and rest are being treated at College of Medical Science Chitwan. According to Dr. Rohan Jha from CMS there are no unstable case due to the accident. Source: PHEOC Pokhara
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Mental Health in Nepal: Observing Media Representation of Celebrity Suicides

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Mental Health Awareness Week is celebrated every year from 14-20 May. During this week, various government and non-government bodies, academic community and mental health practitioners come together to spread awareness on mental health. This year the mental health community is focusing on stress and coping mechanisms. When it comes to mental health, suicide is one of the most common phenomena, with about 800,000 deaths every year due to suicide. Strikingly, 78% of these suicides happen in low and middle income countries. World Health Organization (WHO) is committed to improve mental health situation globally as Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 has set the target of reduction of suicide rate in by...
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