”THIRD NATIONAL SUMMIT OF HEALTH AND POPULATION SCIENTISTS IN NEPAL”
Health in Sustainable Development Goals in Nepal: Are We on Track?
DATE : 10-12 APRIL, 2017
LOCATION : KATHMANDU, NEPAL
The NHRC began to organize an annual summit since 2015 on its special day, the anniversary. The first event was organized on 11-12 April 2015, which appeared to be a grand success with an overwhelming response. Our main purpose is to give a platform to the health and population researchers in Nepal especially the young and early career scientists to join hands towards strengthening evidence informed decision making in Nepal.
We intend to continue this annual event so as to promote the research culture in Nepal, build the local capacity and facilitate the translation of evidences into policies and practice.
“Abstract Submission for the Third National Summit will start from 1st November, 2016 till 30th November, 2016. “
The 2017 Summit at a glance
Nepal Health Research Council is celebrating 26 glorious years of its establishment on 11th April, 2017. The Third National Summit of the Health and Population Scientists in Nepal will be held on 10th-12th April, 2017 as a part of the anniversary celebration of and as a continuation to its efforts to promote health and population researches and their use in Nepal. The theme for this year is ‘Health in Sustainable Development Goals in Nepal: Are We on Track?’ which aims to provide platform to the health and population scientists to uncover SDG related evidences in order to provide an insight into whether or not Nepal has initiated effort to meet the aspiration of the SDGs.
Objectives of the Summit:
- To bring health and population scientists together to promote evidence informed decision making process for the optimal health and well-being of Nepalese people
- To encourage health and population scientists and practitioners for responsible conduct of research on health and development
- To discourse upon evidences to develop insight and find out the way forward for initiating the efforts to meet the aspiration of the SDGs.
What’s new this year?
This year we have included 33 thematic areas for oral and poster presentation in the Summit in order to have diversity in the scientific sessions and cater a wide group of audience.