About Nepal Public Health Foundation

Nepal confronts with triple burden of diseases, malnutrition, and a weak health system as the major threat to nation's health as well as a formidable barrier to meeting Millennium Development Goal. While communicable diseases are still an important cause of preventable deaths, the chronic non-communicable diseases have emerged as major killers. Injuries and disasters, along with emerging and reemerging diseases associated with the change in environment, constitute the third category in the burden of diseases. In spite of economic backwardness, difficult terrain and decade of violent conflict, there has been remarkable improvement in health indicators such as Infant Mortality Rate, Maternal Mortality Ratio and Total Fertility Rate. The right of Nepali people for basic health care is enshrined in the interim constitution of 2007. However, the nutritional status has not changed much, and there is much to be desired for achieving health for all, calling for a need to integr..
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  • Health policy and Systems Research
  • Human Resource Development
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Non-communicable disease control
  • Nutritional Research
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Disaster Prevention and Management Coordination
  • Advocacy and Communication
  • Social Determinants for Health
  • Health Economics
  • Health Technology Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics and demography

Ensuring health as the right and responsibility of the Nepali people.

Concerted public health action, research, and policy dialogue for health development, particularly of the socio-economically marginalized population.

Ensure Civil Society's pro-active intervention in public health.

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Nepal Public Health Foundation

101/2 Dhara Margh,

Maharajgunj, Kathmandu-4.

PO.BOX 11218,

Phone: 977-1-4412787, 4410826

Fax: 977-1-4412870

Email :  info@nphfoundation.org

Website : www.nphfoundation.org,

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