Health is a concern of every individual and organization. So, different organizations and agencies are involved directly or indirectly in the health providing system of the country. The role played by the different organizations for providing health services are appreciable, but still, there is ground to improve their services. There are many government and non-government organizations involved in the health services providing systems.
Among them, some of the important organizations are as follows: -
Nepal Paropakar Association established on 5th September 1947 by Daya Bir Singh Kansakar with the help of a group of volunteers . They started forming voluntary groups from 1946. It is the first non-governmental philanthropic organization in Nepal. The central office of this organization is situated at Bhimsenthan in Kathmandu. The organization has its branches in other districts as well.
The following services are provided by Nepal Paropakar Association:
Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association was established in 2010 B.S. by 10 volunteers. In 2022 B.S. after tripartite agreement with the Government of Nepal ,WHO and UNICEF it has been working nationwide. It also works for preventive measures like BCG vaccination and care finding. This association started with German Nepal Tuberculosis Project (GENETUP). It also started Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS).
The objectives of Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association are as follows:
Some programs launched by Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association:
Family Planning Association of Nepal was established in 1959 A.D. (2016 BS) in the initiation of volunteer physician and started its service in collaboration with the American institution Path Finder. It has got membership from International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in 2026 B.S. It has its central office at Pulchowk, Lalitpur. It provides its services in family planning and MCH. It has its slogan "Small Family-Happy Family".
The objectives of Family Planning Association of Nepal are as follows: -
Nepal Leprosy Relief Association was established as an NGO in 26th Asar, 2026 BS. Its head office is in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu and it has its branch offices in all 5 Regional Developmental Zone of the country.
Nepal Red Cross was established on 4th September 1963. "Jaha Dukh, The Redcross [Where there is sorrow, there is Red Cross" is its motto. It has actively participated in various humanitarian services and activities in society. The head office ofNepal Red CrossSociety is inRed CrossMarg, Tahachal, Kathmandu.
It has been involving in different services:
Objectives of ninth planning 2053:
Strategies of ninth plan:
Nepal Heart Foundation was established in 2045 B.S.in order to control and prevent the increasing problems of non-communicable diseases, especially heart diseases like BP, high level of cholesterol, diabetes, heart attack, etc. It has its central office in Kathmandu and branches in many districts. It has conducted various activities for the diagnosis, treatment and control of heart diseases. Martyr Gangalal Heart Heart Centre was established with its initiation.
Activities of Nepal Heart Foundation:
The full form of DOTS system of tuberculosis treatment is Direct Observation Treatment System.
Nepal Red Cross Society was established in 2020 BS.
The Nepal Family Planning Association was established in 2016 BS.
The Nepal Family Planning Association got the membership of the International Family Planning Association in 2026 BS.
About 50% of the Nepalese were expected to use family planning measures by the end of the tenth five year plan.
Jean Henry Dunant, a French philanthropist, is the founder of Red Cross society.
NATA has adapted the following activities to meet the purposed objectives:
The following are the programmes of Nepal Leprosy Relief programme:
The objectives of 9th five year plan are as follows:
The objectives of Family planning association of Nepal is as follows:
Promotive health services are those measures applied for bringing out improvement in the current status of health of the people. Maternal child health care, communicable diseases control programs, etc. are the examples of promotive health services. Similarly, preventive health services are those measures applied for preventing various diseases and health risks. Provision of safe drinking water, awareness about hygiene, vaccination and immunization, etc. are such programmes that come under preventive health services.
The objective of the Family Planning Association of Nepal are listed as below:
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