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Nepal Public Health Association (NEPHA) organised a consultation meeting on Public Health Human Resource and Quality Issues in Nepal on May 27 2019. There were a total of 85 participants in the program. The program aimed to gather sufficient evidence on four papers that were presented. Dr. Guna Nidhi Sharma, Dr. Deepak Poudel, Prof. Dr. Sujan Babu Marahatta and Mr. Ram Bhandari presented their respectives paper. The program was chaired by Mr. Shree Krishna Bhatta, President, Nepal Public Health Association. The welcome speech was given by Dr. Krishna Man Shakya, Vice President, Nepal Public Health Association and hosted by Mr. Dipendra Khadka, Secretary, Nepal Public Health Asscoaition.

NEPHA will be drafting the report highlighting the issues and solution to the required stakeholders soon.


The presentation slides of the program are as follows;

1. Public Health Workforce:Utilization in Public Sector and Quality Issues
Presented by: Dr. Guna Nidhi Sharma MBBS,MPH, Senior Health Administrator, Policy, Planning and Monitoring Division, Ministry of Health and Population
2. Utilization and Quality of Public Health Professionals In Non Government Sector
Presented by: Dr. Deepak Paudel, MPH, PhD



3. Production and Quality of Public Health Manpower

Presented by: Prof. Dr Sujan B Marahatta PhD(Epidemiology ); Post Doc Member of American College of Epidemiology (MACE), Member of Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), Member of International Epidemiology Association (IEA), Visiting Faculty, Liverpool John Moores University UK
4. Minimum requirements for Public Health Courses
Presented by: Ram Prasad Bhandari, Chairman, Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) 
Images of the Program




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