Welcome to Nepal Public Health Research and Development Center
Nepal Public Health Research and Development Center, simply known as PHRD Nepal is a not-for-profit making, non-political and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), organization with a vision to ensure evidence based public health practices guided by evidence informed policies and guidelines for sustainable development in health. It is legally registered a as a company under the Office of the Company Registrar and Social Welfare Council (SWC) in 2016.
The governing core principles of PHRD Nepal are – high regard to human right and subjects, stewardship, integrity, team work, accountability, national as well as international networking and partnerships and collaboration. PHRD Nepal aims to prioritize public health action and research areas; facilitate interventions in collaboration with national and international partnerships with different national and international organizations. PHRD Nepal works in broader field of health and other cross cutting issues focusing on marginalized and disadvantaged group in coordination and partnership with unilateral, bilateral agencies, UN agencies and Government of Nepal.
PHRD Nepal is committed to strengthen the health system in new federal structure of Nepal through various public health actions and efforts through high quality research. For which, it aims to strengthen the local government for delivering high quality basic health services.
We are passionate about delivering quality service backed up by innovation through experimentation.
Strengthen health system through various public health actions and efforts through high quality research.
To prioritize public health action and research areas, facilitate interventions in collaboration with national and international partnerships
Message from our Executive Director
PHRD Nepal is an independent, autonomous, non-political, Non-governmental Organization established in 2016 AD by a group of young and energetic public health experts. PHRD Nepal seeks to position itself as a Centre of Excellence in Public Health by continuing to work tirelessly towards fulfilling its mandate which is aimed at ensuring evidence based public health practices guided by evidence informed policies and guidelines for sustainable development in health by implementing and facilitating prioritized public health actions and research in collaboration with national and international partnerships.
We are committed to strengthen the health system considering it as demand of the tiem through various public health actions and high quality research. It also works to strengthen local government for delivering high quality health services. The thrust area of the organization is to conduct research on health system, work on areas of Non-Communicable Diseases, Health Policy, Disaster Prevention and Management, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, and Nutrition, Coordination, Advocacy and Communication.
PHRD Nepal has achieved some legendary milestones despite the overwhelming situation of country in the course of implementation of the federal system. We put our efforts on providing Technical support to Curative Service Division for development of Emergency Health Service (EHS) package in Partnership with WHO Nepal. We also carried out Endline Survey of Maternal and Child Health Promotion Project (a project by Human Development and Community Service) in Lamjung district. Also, PHRD Nepal in partnership with UNICEF Nepal work tirelessly in ‘Improving maternal, newborn and child health in prioritized 25 local units of province-2, Karnali Province and Sudurpaschim Province. Furthermore, PHRD Nepal carried out a study on “Prevalence, trends and determinants of post abortion contraception use in selected districts of Nepal” with support from UNFPA Nepal.