English   |   Nepali   Date: July 28, 2014
Ministry of Health and Populations
The Ministry of Health plays a leading role in improving the health of the people including mental, physical and social well being, for overall national development with the increased participation of the private sector and non-government institutions in the implementation of programmes. The Ministry is also responsible to make necessary arrangements and formulate policies for effective delivery of curative services, disease prevention, health promotive activities and establishment of a primary health care system. These activities will be maintained at an international standard under the policies declared on health by Government of Nepal, ultimately improving the overall condition of health services.

Role and Responsibilities of Ministry of Health and Population

Health Policy, Planning & Implementation.
Research, Planning & Development of Public Sector Health Services
Research and Development of Preventive, Promotive, Curative, and Rehabilitative services associated with Allopathy, Ayurveda, Homeopathy & Unani System of Medicine
Health Trainings
Non- Governmental Organizations associated with health services.
Research, Production, Quality Control, Price Control and Sales & Distribution of drugs and control of narcotic drugs and control in sales & distribution, import, export & use of unsafe & poor quality drugs.
Contact with International Health Organizations and International/ Regional Conferences, Workshops, Seminars etc.
Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health & Population Planning
Environmental Health Programme
Health & Nutrition Education
Medical and Health Councils, Academics & other Health Institutions.
Nepal Health Sevices Act- Recruitment, appointment, transfer, disciplinary actions and other related activities.
Population Policy, Planning, Programming and Implementation.
Population Studies and Research, Surveys, Trainings and National/ International Seminars & Conventions
Population related National & International Contact and Co-ordination
Population related document publications and dissemination
Migration Policy, Planning, Programming and Implementation
Regular and Periodical review and Monitoring of population programmes implemented by Governmental and Non Governmental Organizations.
Population related Manpower.

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