MoHP holds review workshop

KATHMANDU: The three-day National Annual Performance Review Workshop organised by Ministry of Health and Population concluded on Friday, expressing Nepal’s commitment to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Dr Sudha Sharma, secretary, MoHP, said the ministry had spent 82 per cent of the total health budget. Secretary Dr Praveen Mishra accused the doctors of not showing concern to the review and said logistics (mis)management could be detrimental to achieving the MDGs. Dr Alexander Andjaparidze, WHO Representative, announced that global fund is providing Rs 56 million to fight tuberculosis.