National Workshop on Non- Communicable Disease

  • As a follow up of Regional Civil Society Meeting on NCD, NPHF organized a National Workshop on NCD on 9-10th September, 2011 with the objective to review and discuss the selected global and regional NCD related policy documents, analyze and amend the drafted national policy on NCD. The planned meeting will also explore the possibility of establishment of National NCD net comprising with various partner stakeholders working in the field of NCD.

    The workshop came up with amendments in the draft NCD policy after analyzing it and recommended to the Ministry of Health. It also discussed on NCD related agenda and drafted a summary including issues to be raised in 66th UN General Meeting which was handed over to Nepal delegation before leaving for the Meeting. Similarly, an ad hoc committee was also formed that was supposed to draft a modality on setting up the NCD net and make it functional and sustainable.