The 6th National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal  summit will focus on the research conducted on the national health priority areas of Nepal, emerging issues in health, the role of digital health and big data for promotion of research and in bringing academia and industries together for health research promotion; innovation and development for economic upliftment of the country. In addition, this 6th National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal will also focus on the need for emergency preparedness and developing climate resilient health system in the country. Realizing these needs, it is our pleasure to host the Sixth National Summit with the theme of “Addressing Emerging Public Health Issues through Interdisciplinary Research”.

Sixth National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal

The emerging health issues includes following topics during the 6th National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal

  • Corona virus
  • Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)
  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Leprosy
  • Zika
  • SARS
  • NCDs
  • NTDs
  • Toxins and chemicals including pesticides
  • Climate change health risks
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Drug induced diseases
  • Accidents and Injuries
  • Disability
  • Violence
  • Equity in Health
  • Food-, water and -vector borne diseases
  • Food security and malnutrition
  • Occupational health
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Oral Health
  • Rationale use of medicines and medical products
  • Migration and health
  • Substance use/abuse and mental health
  • Population dynamics
  • Disasters
  • Health workforce
  • Medical tourism
  • Health system reform
  • Adolescents health
  • Health financing and health care
  • Life cycle approach
  • Eye health
  • Access to health care
  • Geriatric health including dementia
  • Genetics and health
  • Unfinished business of MDGs and road map to SDGS
  • Health promotion
  • Health Governance in the federal context
  • Digital health including big data
  • Risk communication and community engagement
  • Medico-legal aspects
  • Multisectoral collaboration and partnership
  • Health professional education, research and ethics
  • Quality of health care
  • Lifestyles
  • Dignified Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM)
  • Integrated diseases surveillance
  • Health Information Systems
  • Security of Health commodities
  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Registration Deadlines: 15 March 2020
Registration Fee:
Individual : NRs. 2000/-
Institutional : NRs. 4000/-


Call for Abstract

The Organizing Committee for Sixth National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal (10 – 12 April 2020) invites the submission of abstracts as an oral or poster presentation for the Summit.

Contacts Details:

Nepal Health Research Council
Capacity Building Section, Nepal Health Research Council
Ramshah Path, Kathmandu, Nepal
PO Box : 7626
Tel : +977-01-4254220
Fax : +977-01-4262469
E-mail : summit@nhrc.gov.np
Website : http://summit.nhrc.gov.np

6th National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal

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