The health system in Nepal-An introduction.

  title={The health system in Nepal-An introduction.},
  author={Shiba Kumar Rai and Gurcharan S. Rai and Kazuko Hirai and Asami Abe and Yoshimi Ohno},
  journal={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  volume={6 1},
We present here a study on the health system in Nepal. Approximately two-thirds of the health problems in Nepal are infectious diseases. Epidemics occur frequently with a high rate of morbidity and mortality and there are occasional outbreaks of infectious diseases of unknown etiology. In addition, the rapid rate of HIV infection in the Indian sub-continent is likely to add a new dimension of opportunistic infections. Until now, the Health System introduced as the General Health Plan in 1956… CONTINUE READING
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