With the aim to uplift and promote the research activities, enhance research culture, disseminate valuable research done in NAIHS, and foster collaboration with other institutes conducting research, the NAIHS Research Convention was organized on March 21, 2022.
The guests were welcomed by the Executive Director of NAIHS, Prof. Dr. NagendraBdr K.C. Maj. Gen. (Retd) who highlighted the importance of Research in the Medical field and encouraged all faculties, medical students to get actively involved in research activities. The Chief Guest of the program was Maj. Gen. Anand Kumar Adhikari, DGWP, NA. Otherdignitaries and guests were the stakeholders and representatives of Nepal Army, Ministry of Health and Population, National Health Research Council, National Academy of Science and technology, World Health Organization, Tribhuvan University, Epidemiological Disease Control Division, Health Emergency Operation Centre, Kathmandu University, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, University Grant Commission, Central department of Microbiology (TU), WARUN, USAID and DFID. On her keynote speech, Prof. Dr. Lochana Shrestha briefed on the development of research related activities in NAIHS and highlighted strengths of NAIHS for research activities. Executive chairman of Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Dr. Pradip Gyanwali spoke on the importance of collaborative research and assured that NHRC is always there to collaborate and promote research in Nepal.
The program was carried out as per the Schedule in Annex 1. Paper presentation and Poster Presentation was carried out to disseminate the research activities conducted in the institute.Feedbacks were taken from the guests with regards to the program as well as how to move forward on Health research area.The winner of Paper Presentation was Dr Lee Budhathoki for the research titled, Prevalence of Hypertension and its associated risk factors among Military personnel of Nepali Army in selected military barracks of Nepal and that of Poster Presentation was Dr Rosy Malla for the research titled, An Analysis of Cesarean Section using Robson 10-group classification at a Tertiary Level Hospital in Nepal.
The closing remarks was made by Maj. Gen. Dr. Arun Kumar Neopane, DGMS, NA. The program was conducted by the Research Division of Planning, Research & Development Department- NAIHS (Members: Prof. Dr. Lochana Shrestha, Col. Dr. Indu K.C, Maj. Dr. Naveen Phuyal, Prof. Sarala Shrestha, Mr Prakash Chataut and Dr. Prajwol Pathak)
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Published Date: 25 Mar, 2022