11th Board Meeting at NPHF Office

NPHF Board Meeting took place on the  21st of July 2021 at 3 PM at the NPHF Office. Those who were not able to be present physically joined via Google Meet.

The proposed agendas of the meeting were:
1. FHEN Phase III project
2. Current status of FHEN
3. Preparation for AGM and Lifetime Achievement Award
4. Miscellaneous




NPHF Orientation Programme and Meeting on Chemical Pesticide Minimization at Bharatpur

Nepal Public Health Foundation held an orientation programme and meeting at Bharatpur with the local stakeholders on minimizing the use of chemical pesticides on the 24th of July, 2021.

Participants: 1) Mr Khum Natayan Shrestha – Mayor of Kalika municipality 2) Mr Rajan Dhakal- Chief of Agriculture Knowledge Center 3) Ms Prabha Baral- Mayor of Rapti municipality 4) Prabin Lama- Agriculture development officer of Ratnanagar municipality 5) Dr Rajani Shah – NPHF treasurer 6) Ms Usha Neupane- Program officer NPHF 7) Dr. Aruna Uprety- NPHF President





Discussion with Local School Teachers of Kalika municipality around the agenda of IPM.

On July 25, 2021, Dr. Aruna held a discussion session with school teachers of Kalika municipality around the agenda of IPM. The teachers talked about how integrating IPM in coursework for their students has helped them learn about the current issues surrounding chemical pesticide use and farming. Students are taught about the harmful effect of chemical pesticide on health and environment and are encouraged to apply the knowledge at their home.


NPHF Releases Statement for Managing COVID-19 Pandemic and Preparing against its Third Wave in Nepal to PM Sher Bahadur Deuba


Nepal Public Health Foundation (NPHF) released a statement of 18 point recommendation on managing and preparing against the COVID-19 pandemic and its third wave to the Prime Minister of Nepal, Sher Bahadur Deuba which was released on several online news portals and other media outlets.

Signed by Dr. Mahesh Maskey, Dr. Kulchandra Gautam, Dr. Rita Thapa, Dr. Badriraj Pandey, Dr. Aruna Upreti, Dr. Shivkumar Rai, Dr. Chhatra Amatya, Dr. Sharad Vant, Dr. Abhinav Vaidya, Dr. Sameer Dixit, Dr. Rajendra BC, Dr. Tirtha Rana, Dr. Lochana Shrestha, Dr. Binjwala Shrestha, Dr. Rajani Shah, Narayan Subedi