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.

Our Vision

To ensure evidence-based public health practices guided by evidence-informed policies and guidelines for sustainable development in health

Our Mission

Strengthen health system through various public health actions and efforts through high quality research.

Our Goal

To prioritize public health action and research areas, facilitate interventions in collaboration with national and international partnerships

Message from our Executive Director

Janak Thapa

Janak Thapa

Executive Director
Public health professional and sound academician.

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.

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Publications

Annual Report 2018/19

Read in details about our activities in FY 2075/76 (2018/19)
Our Projects

Surveillance and monitoring of AMR-Workshop management

Surveillance and monitoring of AMR-Workshop management

Evaluation and Monitoring of Nutrition Program-SUAAHARA

Evaluation and Monitoring of Nutrition Program-SUAAHARA

Testing of AMR Toolkit in Human Health and Veterinary Setting

Testing of AMR Toolkit in Human Health and Veterinary Setting

End line survey -Measure weight of under 5 children

End line survey -Measure weight of under 5 children

Term of Reference Development of Health facilities

Term of Reference Development of Health facilities

Learning Resource Package Development on STP of EHSP

Learning Resource Package Development on STP of EHSP

Standard Treatment Protocol  Development of Gastro-Enterology, Nephrology, Psyciatry, Respiratory and Cardio-Vascular

Standard Treatment Protocol Development of Gastro-Enterology, Nephrology, Psyciatry, Respiratory and Cardio-Vascular

Base line Measure weight of under 5 children

Base line Measure weight of under 5 children

Development of Standard Protocol of Emergency Health Services Package

Development of Standard Protocol of Emergency Health Services Package

End Line Evaluation of Comprehensive Programing to Address and Respond Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Nepal

End Line Evaluation of Comprehensive Programing to Address and Respond Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Nepal

Health Financing Mechanism including Free Schemes for SRH Services in Nepal-An overview

Health Financing Mechanism including Free Schemes for SRH Services in Nepal-An overview

World Breastfeeding Week Celebration -2020

World Breastfeeding Week Celebration -2020

Hygiene and Family Planning awareness and Support for Mushar Community of Karjanha Municipality for enabling them to cope with ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

Hygiene and Family Planning awareness and Support for Mushar Community of Karjanha Municipality for enabling them to cope with ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

Development of Health Policy in Godaita Municipality, Sarlahi, Province 2

Development of Health Policy in Godaita Municipality, Sarlahi, Province 2

Insuree Satisfaction Survey and Policy Research for Suggesting Improvement in Enrollment Rate in National Health Insurance Program

Insuree Satisfaction Survey and Policy Research for Suggesting Improvement in Enrollment Rate in National Health Insurance Program

Antimicrobial Resistance Guideline Development

Antimicrobial Resistance Guideline Development

Prevalence Trends and Determinants of Post Abortion Contraception Use in Selected Districts of Nepal

Prevalence Trends and Determinants of Post Abortion Contraception Use in Selected Districts of Nepal

Understanding the Barriers and Enablers to Continue Quality Care Services for Management of Possible Severe Bacterial Infection by Private Sector Providers of Kavre, Nepal:  A Qualitative Study

Understanding the Barriers and Enablers to Continue Quality Care Services for Management of Possible Severe Bacterial Infection by Private Sector Providers of Kavre, Nepal: A Qualitative Study

Telemedicine Program Guideline Development

Telemedicine Program Guideline Development

Home based Health Service Standard Development

Home based Health Service Standard Development

Basic Health Service Package (BHS), 2018

Basic Health Service Package (BHS), 2018

Health and Nutrition Contingency Planning

Health and Nutrition Contingency Planning

Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in prioritized municipalities

Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in prioritized municipalities

Emergency Health Services Package Development

Emergency Health Services Package Development

Endline Survey: Maternal and Child Health Promotion Project

Endline Survey: Maternal and Child Health Promotion Project

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