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Bachelor of Public Health

BPH is a three-year course, which proposes a professional public health specialist. He/she bears a responsibility of providing leadership to the community and to the middle a grassroot level health workers. This will help to deliver health care services to the people as designed by Government.

Course Objectives:
- To provide advance knowledge and practical skills in primary health Care to those who have qualified the certificate level programs in medicine, nursing, health sciences & also to other related professionals.
- To develop skills in measurement, design, analysis and evaluation for appliced public health sciences research and programme management.

Course of Study:
In the first year students study seven papers carrying a total of 700 marks.
In the second year also students study seven papers carrying a total of 700 marks.
In the third year also students study seven papers carrying a total of 700 marks.
There will be concurrent and residential fieldwork from first yea to third year. In second and third year, there will be one-month residential field work. Besides that, they perform a personal research work in third year.

Evaluation:
At the end of each academic year, examination will be held which requires all the students to pass in all the subjects.

Eligibility Criteria:
This course admits candidates with proficiency certificate in general medicine, or any other certificate-level course of the Institute of Medicine, with at least 50% in aggregate in certificate final examination.
An entrance examination is held to select candidates on the basis of merit.

Coordinator: Mr. Keerti Nath Dhakal, MPH, Lecturer, Community Medicine and Family Health.