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Health Emergency Operation Center (HEOC) is the Center under Health Emergency and Disaster Management Unit, Ministry of Health & Population Nepal.

Terms of Reference (ToR)

  • To work as a secretariat of Ministry of Health and Population during health emergencies and disasters
  • To work with the National Disaster Management Center under the Ministry of Home Affairs and other related bodies as a health sector center point.
  • During health emergencies and disasters; coordination with the DoHS & Divisions/ Centers for emergency medical team and rapid response.
  • To work as a central communication body with the provincial and local level during health emergencies and disaster.
  • Operate necessary assistance by coordinating with the affiliated international bodies, non-governmental organizations and organizations during emergency and disasters.
  • Necessary coordination with the Hub and satellite hospital networks to facilitate service during emergencies and disasters.
  • Collect, maintain databases or data relevant to health disaster.
  • To coordinate with the Disease Control Center/ DoHS for Standard /Criteria and capacity development.


HEDMU HEOC Organogram
Organogram of HEOC

The Provincial Health Emergency Operations Centers (PHEOCs) are established at the province level to lead the health sector preparedness and response readiness such as hub and satellite hospitals network coordination, prepositioning and replenishment of emergency medical logistics, risk assessment, human resources management.


Ramshah Path, Kathmandu
Phone: 01-4250845
Fax: 01-4250842
Toll Free: 16600133444
[email protected]

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