१७ आश्विन २०८०, बुधबार | Wed Oct 4 2023

Provincial Public Health Office proposed in all 77 districts


Kathmandu, Oct 21 (RSS): The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has prepared a new structure at local, provincial and federal level to station provincial level Public Health Offices in all 77 districts in the country.

The Ministry has made the draft of the vacancy to appoint the human resources needed for the new offices.

According to Dr Sushilnath Pyakurel of the MoHP, the proposal to station Province level Public Health Section Office in all districts to ensure healthcare to one and all people across parts of the country.

Furthermore, the Health Promotion and Training centre, Health Materials and Drug Management Centre and Public Health Lab would be made in all districts. Vacancy for 11th level of position has been proposed in these agencies.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Populations Upendra Yadav on September 13 had formed a committee in coordination of Dr Pyakurel to furnish the recommendations on the same.

Dr Pyakurel elaborated, “The draft of vacancy was prepared by addressing the technical issues surfaced in the new structure of the State.”

The MoHP had implemented new structural for the effective implementation federalism of health services since July 17 this year.

The old structure had provisioned 35 provincial- level  public health office in all seven provinces of the country.