Coordinating Committee Member

Prof. Dr. Gehanath Baral

Dr. Gehanath Baral serves as a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Kathmandu University and holds the position of Coordinator of the Health Science Cluster at the University Grant Commission in Nepal. Additionally, he’s an Ex-officio member of various esteemed institutions such as the Medical Education Commission (MEC), National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS), and Rapti Academy of Health Sciences (RAHS). His educational background includes an MBBS, DGO, MD from TU, along with fellowships in Gynae-oncology from Seoul, Clinical Research Associate, and Business Administration from Toronto. Dr. Baral’s extensive experience and recognition span across various leadership roles, including President of the Gynecological Oncology Society of Nepal (GOSON), Executive Member of the Nepal Association of Medical Editors (NAME), Chief Editor of the Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (NJOG), and Chairman of the Nepal Health Research Council.

Major publications:

  1. Maternal Near-Miss: A Multicenter Surveillance in Kathmandu Valley
  2. Incidence of intrapartum stillbirth and associated risk factors in tertiary care setting of Nepal: a case-control study
  3. Vesico-Vaginal Fistula in Females in 2010–2020: a Systemic Review and Meta-analysis
  4. Incidence and Risk Factors of Pre-Eclampsia in the Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Nepal: A Retrospective Study
  5. In the Nepalese context, can a husband’s attendance during childbirth help his wife feel more in control of labour?
  6. Robsons Ten Group Classification of Cesarean Section at a Tertiary Center in Nepal
  7. Diagnostic Accuracy of Risk of Malignancy Indices in Ovarian Tumor
  8. Thrombotic Pathology in Placenta of COVID Positive Pregnancy
  9. E-learning: a Modality of Medical Education in the Period of Crisis