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Advanced Module on Public Health in Nepal - Challenges and Opportunities

22.04.2019 – 26.04.2019

Location: Patan Academy, Nepal

Date: 22. - 26.04.2019

This is the second run of a course that has run very successfully in 2018. The course will offer an overview of the Public Health delivery system in Nepal, but especially highlight aspects that are particular in the context of Nepal, such as a srtong community based approach in the health system.Examples of health related challenges from supply side (health system) and demand side (community and users) will be elaborated in interactive sessions.

At the end of the module the student should be able to …

  • describe health care delivery system in Nepal and major sources of health information
  • explain major health problems including challenges and opportunities to address those problems
  • identify socio-cultural aspects of care seeking, service delivery and health behaviors
  • identify innovations and initiatives taken to address these health problems both from supply side and demand side
  • suggest possible health system solutions in a resource constrained system


The registration deadline is February 28, 2019.


Course Coordinators
Dr. Deepak Paudel – Save the Children (Nepal)
Dr. Kedar Prasad Baral – Department of Community Health Sciences, Patan Academy of Health Sciences (Nepal)
Dr. Arlett Heiber – CIHLMU Center for International Health (Germany)

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Dr. Arlett Heiber