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Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Department of Health Services

Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) was established as a Division of Statistics in 2030 BS and reorganized as Epidemiology and Statistical Division in 2035. According to new organizational structure 2050 BS, this Division is named as Epidemiology and Disease Control Division. EDCD is one of the division of Department of Health Services. 

 

Areas of responsibilities

Outbreak management, control of epidemics, pandemic and endemic diseases, Neglected tropical diseases, vector borne diseases, zoonotic and other communicable diseases, Non Communicable Diseases (NCD), mental health, leprosy control, disability prevention, surveillance, Early Warning and Reporting System (EWARS), water quality and research activities.

Sections

  • NTD & Vector Borne Disease Control Section
    •  Malaria Control Program
    • Kala-Azar Elimination Program
    • Dengue Control Program
    • Lymphatic Filariasis Program
    • Zoonoses Control Program
  • Zoonotic & Other Communicable Disease Control Section
  • Disease Surveillance & Research Section
    • Surveillance of Communicable Disease Program
    • Communicable Disease Research Program
  • Epidemiology & Outbreak Management Section
  • Non-Communicable Disease & Mental Health Section
  • Leprosy Control & Disability Management Section

Related: Early Warning Reporting System (EWARS), Nepal

Organizational Structure

EDCD New Structure Updated

Function and responsibilities of Epidemiology and Diseases Control Division 

NTD & Vector Borne Disease Control Section

  • To provide national law, policy, strategy, guide to Aero, dengue, scrub typhus, chicken guinea and other pathogenic, control, prevention and management.
  • To coordinate and cooperate for the development of technological manpower necessary for diagnostic diagnosis, treatment, including disease-related diseases.
  • Necessary assistance and coordination to the state and local level of kinetic diseases prevention, control, prevention and management.
  • Supporting and implementing the annual work plan of the federal level related to diagnosis of kinetic diseases.
  • Study on diagnosis of kinetic diseases, necessary assistance and coordination for research work.
  • To facilitate and control equipment and tools for prevention, control, prevention and management regarding kinetic diagnostics diagnosis.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with activities related to kinetic diseases management and activities.
  • Support for monitoring and evaluation, surveys, surveillance and research related activities at national level related to kinetic diseases.
  • National law, policy, strategy, guide to guide, prevention, control, prevention and management of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) including Hathapalai, Kala-zar.
  • NTD required for diagnosis, treatment, and disease management
  • To coordinate and cooperate for the development of technological manpower.
  • Necessary assistance and coordination to the state and local level of NTD pathogenic, control, prevention and management.
  • Supporting and executing the annual work plan for the NTD disease level.
  • NTD disease study, necessary assistance and coordination for research work.
  • To facilitate the provision and control of equipment and tools for prevention, control, prevention and management of NTD disease, support for the management and management of NTD.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with NTD disease management and in other tasks.
  • Monitoring and evaluation at the national level of NTD disease, surveillance and assistance for Surveillance related work.

Zoonotic & Other Infectious Disease Control Section

  • National law, policy, strategy, guide to guide guide, prevention, control, prevention and management of zoonotic diseases including rabies, serpentis
  • Support for the development of potential related to prevention, control and management of zoonotic diseases.
  • Necessary for diagnosis, treatment and disease management, including genetic diseases
  • To coordinate and cooperate for the development of technological manpower.
  •  Necessary assistance and coordination to the state and local level of jurisdiction, control, prevention and management of zoonotic diseases.
  • Supporting and implementing the annual work plan for the federal level related to zoonotic diseases.
  •  Study related to genetic diseases, necessary assistance and coordination for research work.
  • Coordinating and cooperating for supply of all the necessary materials for prevention, control and management of anti-rabies vaccine and anti-snake venom serum, including zoonotic diseases.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with activities like management of zoonotic diseases including management management.
  • Monitoring and evaluation at the national level related to infectious diseases of genetic diseases, surveys and assistance for Surveillance related work.

Disease Surveillance and Research Section

  • To support the Ministry of Health and Population to provide necessary national laws, policy and strategies related to disease monitoring and research.
  • Preparing criteria, protocols and directories regarding disease monitoring and research.
  • Necessary support and coordination for disease monitoring and research in the state and local level.
  • To coordinate and implement the annual work plan for the disease monitoring and research union level.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with bodies related to federal level for disease monitoring and research.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with information management training in federal activities including disease monitoring.
  • Establish and manage a central hospital in coordination with the state and local level, according to the need for prostitution of epidemiologists through the Early warning reporting system.
  • Monitoring and evaluation, surveying, surveillance and research at national level of disease control and management of emergency situations.
  • Monitoring coordination with the state monitoring and monitoring of activity activity, to remedy the bodies related to supervision.

Epidemiology & Epidemic Management Section

  • Epidemiologists will support the Ministry of Health and Population to develop national laws, policies and strategies necessary for childbirth.
  • Helping Ministry of Health and Population to provide necessary national law, policy and strategies related to health and social disaster, epidemic and other health management of emergency situations.
  •  Prepare criteria, protocols and directories regarding epidemiology and epidemiological management.
  • Epidemiology and health care in the state and local level, necessary assistance and coordination for the management.
  • Epidemiologists to support and execute the annual action plans of the federal level regarding childbirth.
  • Epidemiologists to coordinate and cooperate with the bodies related to the federal level.
  • To coordinate and assist in federal programs including information management management of epidemiology, epidemic and emergency management system.
  • Reduction of the impact of health sector from natural disaster and repression and multilateral coordination for controlling epidemic.
  • After the natural disasters, cooperatives and co-ordinates for the remedial and remedial service flow through the state and local level, to avoid disease in displaced communities.
  • Monitoring natural disaster prioritization and monitoring of activity activities in coordination with the state, to address the supervisory bodies with supervision.
  • Management and management of a copy through operation of a team of teams for controlling epidemiology.
  • Bureaucratic management of funds and materials needed for disease and hygiene, as well as cooperative and coordinating for sleep.
  •  Monitoring of diseases, diseases, prevention and prevention of diseases, supervision of superintendents.

NCD and Mental Health Section

  • To support the National Law, Policy and the Ministry of Health and Population to support the necessary diseases for the management of diseases, cancer, and diseases.
  •  To determine the criteria, protocols and directories and quality standards for prevention and management of diseases, diabetes, diseases, and various diseases from different level health institutions.
  • Necessary assistance and coordination for prevention and management of neurological diseases in the state and local level.
  •  Cooperative and implementing plans for the annual work plan for the disease control sector.
  •  Coordinating for planning and implementation of health lifestyle promotion and behavioral change for prevention of disease prevention.
  • To make available necessary medicines, equipment and tools for medical disorders related to cancer, diabetes, cure, and other diseases related to diseases.
  •  To coordinate and cooperate in federal work including training related information management of cancer, diabetes, diseases, diseases and diseases.
  • To assist in national level monitoring and evaluation, surveillance, surveillance and research related work related to diseases related to cancer, diabetes, malnutrition, and other diseases.
  • To help the Ministry of Health and Population to support the necessary national law, policy and mental health related to mental health.
  • Various level health institutions to provide necessary criteria, protocols, directories and quality of mental health consultancy and treatment services.
  •  Necessary assistance and coordination for prevention, disease treatment and management of mental health issues in the state and local level.
  • Cooperative and implementing plans for the annual work plan for mental health.
  • Necessary cooperation and coordination for mental health training and research work.
  •  To make available necessary medicines, equipment and tools for mental health related to mental health and management necessary.
  •  Coordinating and cooperating in federal work including mental health services flow management and information management training.
  • Support and coordinate for social rehabilitation and management of victims from mental health problems.
  •  Support for monitoring and evaluation, surveys, surveillance and research related activities at national level national health.

Leprosy Control and Disability Management Section

  • To help the Ministry of Health and Population to support national laws, policies and strategies necessary for skin disease and bacterial control.
  • Determine the criteria, protocols, guidelines prepared and quality for remedial services related to skin diseases and cardiovascular diseases provided by different level health institutions.
  • To coordinate and cooperate for the development of technological manpower related to skin disease and cardiovascular disease.
  • Necessary assistance and coordination to the state and local level for disease control and leprosy affected people.
  • Cooperative and implementing plans for the annual work plan for the disease control sector.
  • Support for leprosy-affected people for social rehabilitation and management.
  • Necessary assistance and coordination for skin disease and cardiovascular disease and research work.
  • Sourcing and management of medicines, equipment and equipment for skin diseases and cardiovascular control, management and management.
  •  Coordinating and cooperating in federal activities including training management of skin disease and leprosy control.
  • Support for monitoring and evaluation, surveillance, surveillance and research work at national level related to skin disease and cardiovascular diseases.
  • To assist the Ministry of Health and Population to develop the necessary national laws related to the injury and accident injuries and the necessary national laws related to disability management.
  • Determining the criteria and protocols required for the treatment of injured and accident injuries from various levels of health institutions and disability management.
  • Necessary assistance and coordination for treatment and disability management of injured and injured injured in the state and local level.
  • Support and implement implementation of annual work plans for treatment of injured and injured injured and disabled level management.
  • To facilitate the procurement and management of special types of medicines, equipment and tools for treatment and treatment of injured and accidental injured persons.
  • Coordinating and co-operation with bodies related to injuries and accidents and disabilities in federal level.
  • Coordinating and supporting federal services including training services of injuries and accident injuries and informational management services flow management and information management, training.
  • Help and coordinate for the rehabilitation and management of treatment services and disabilities of injured and injured injured.
  • Monitoring and monitoring, monitoring, surveillance, research and regulation of treatment services of injured and accidental injured and at national level of disability.
  • To assist and cooperate in the work and cooperation of disabled and disabled persons in connection with coordination with other government or non-governmental organizations.

Contact

Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal, Phone : 014255796 / 014100266 http://edcd.gov.np


Related Publications and documents 


MORE Publications:NATIONAL PLAN, POLICY & GUIDELINES

Information was collected from various documents, reports and government publications. 

Recommended Citation: Public Health Update. Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Department of Health Services [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 2]. Pokhara. Nepal. Available from: https://www.publichealthupdate.com/edcd/ 


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