Nepal, struggling to pick up the pieces from last month’s earthquake, suffered another major tremor today. The 7.3 magnitude-quake killed at least 9 and injured at least 300 in the region, which extends across the Indian border, and sent buildings weakened from the last…

With more than 14,500 people injured in Nepal’s April 25th earthquake, hospitals are drafting gynecologists, burns specialists and others to set the huge numbers of broken bones. “Crush injuries” from the quake have overwhelmed medical facilities and people are still being…

In Sindhupalchowk, about 20 miles northeast of Nepal’s capital, the remnants of brick and cement houses, now mounds of rubble, dot the dirt road. Local springs were damaged in the quake, and fresh water has run out.

KATHMANDU – Just outside Nepal’s capital, in the ornate temple town of Bhaktapur, residents line up to be sprayed head to toe with disinfectant they believe will save them from the onslaught of disease.

With the death toll rising, and extent of devastation from last weekend’s 7.8 magnitude quake crystallizes, logistic bottlenecks and poor infrastructure impede the delivery of aid, especially in remote areas. The Numbers:

Haunted by Haiti’s cholera outbreak, health officials worry that conditions are ripe for an outbreak of water-borne diseases in Nepal following Saturday’s earthquake. While the WHO has not seen any cholera cases yet, people are living in crowded tent camps with poor water…

Saturday's devastating earthquake killed more than 4,000 people and injured thousands, and the death toll could rise to 10,000, The Guardian reports. 

Even before Saturday’s earthquake, Nepal had significant unmet needs for surgery and access to care. In 2014, 10% of the population required surgery and 23% of deaths were potentially avoidable with proper access to surgical care, according to a new study in the British…

By Sarah Tanvir, MBBS, MPH Pakistan There are no words to express the sorrow at loss of lives in an earthquake. A system should be created so that at times of such catastrophes all public health specialists can unite at one platform and use all their abilities to…

The death toll from Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal has surpassed 3,600 with many more feared dead as authorities still can’t reach remote villages near the quake’s epicenter, The Guardian reports.