Ministry of Health (MOH) is the parent governmental body for improving the health of the people including physical, mental and social well being of Nepalese people for overall national development with the increased participation of the private sector and non-government institutions of Nepal.
Chief of Curative Division (चिकित्शा सेवा महाशाखा)
Dr. Guna Raj Lohani
Public Health Administration (जनस्वास्थ्य प्रशासन तथा अनुगमन मुल्यांकन महाशाखा)
Dr. Rojen Kumar Shrestha
WHO Support Unit
Dr. Sailesh Kumar Upadhyaya
Roles and responsibilities of Ministry of Health
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
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 Services 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.