Conference Info:Second National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal April 11-12, 2016

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Second National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal April 11-12, 2016, Kathmandu, Nepal

Theme “Health and Population Research for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Nepal”
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2016 Summit at a Glance
The Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), established in 1991,as a commitment of Government of Nepal for the purpose of: regulating health research, generating and/or collating evidences for translation into policies and programs, and promoting the health research culture in the country is the apex body for health research in Nepal.
The NHRC is celebrating 25 glorious years of its establishment on 11thApril, 2016. The Second National Summit of the Health and Population Scientists in Nepal is being held on 11th -12th April, 2016 as a continuum and part of Silver Jubilee Celebrationwith the theme of Health and Population Research for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal.
Health and Population Scientists as a group can contribute immensely to promote evidence informed decision making process and it has been instrumental to achieve many of the goals of MDGs. Annual gathering and provision of platform for the scientists become phenomenal in sustaining the MDG achievements and to encourage achieving SDGs as unfinished agendas of the MDGs in the health sector.
The summit objectives are
  • To bring health and population scientists together to promote evidence informed decision-making process for optimal health and wellbeing of Nepalese people
  • To encourage health and population scientists and practitioners for responsible conduct of research on health and development
  • To discourse and find out the way forward on emerging health and population issues for strengthening national health system of Nepal for achieving SDGs
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Call for abstracts
The summit organizer calls for abstracts in the following thematic areas for oral or poster presentation:
  • Health Care Delivery System (Health Services)
  • Communicable Diseases (Infectious & Tropical Diseases including neglected tropical diseases)
  • Non Communicable Diseases
  • Neonatal and Child Health
  • Maternal Health
  • Health Policy, Management, Leadership, Governance (Stewardship)
  • Health Economics and Financing
  • Health Workforce (Human Resources for Health)
  • Population & Population dynamics and Family Planning
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights including adolescent health
  • Mental Health and Substance abuse
  • Injuries, Accidents, Violence & Disabilities
  • Nutrition and Food Safety
  • Environmental and Occupational Health including climate change
  • Ayurveda & Other Traditional and Complementary Medicine
  • Urban health
  • Geriatric health
  • Information technology in health service and research
  • Universal Health Coverage
  • Federalism and Health Governance
  • Health sector response in natural and man-made disaster
  • Quality and safety in health care services including rational use of drugs
  • Equity and efficiency in health system
  • Emergency, Trauma and Critical care
  • Human Genetics including thalassemia, sickle cell disorder, hemophillia, autism
  • Biomedical research
  • Zoonotic diseases including snake bite
Abstract Submission Deadline : 05 February 2016, 5:00 PM

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