Need and importance of health protection training in Nepal

  • P Simkhada Professor of International Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
  • A Lee Senior Clinical University Teacher, The University of Sheffield & Consultant in Communicable Disease Control, Public Health England
  • E van Teijlingen Visiting Professor, Manmohan Institute of Health Science, Tribhuvan University
  • K Karki Member Secretary, Nepal Health Research Council, Ministry of Health
  • CH Neupane Professor of Surgery; Chairperson and Managing Director, Chitwan Medical College, Tribhuvan University
Keywords: health protection training, health service improvement, Nepal

Abstract

By investing in health protection, the health of the nation can be safeguarded from future threats of uncontrolled infectious disease epidemics and disasters. 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/nje.v5i1.12373

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Author Biographies

P Simkhada, Professor of International Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
Honarary Senior Lecturer in International Health, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK; Visiting Fellow, Bournemouth University, UK; Adjunct Faculty- Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University) Nagpur, India; Visiting Professor, Manmohan Institute of Health Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
E van Teijlingen, Visiting Professor, Manmohan Institute of Health Science, Tribhuvan University
Professor, School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Published
2015-03-31
How to Cite
Simkhada, P., Lee, A., van Teijlingen, E., Karki, K., & Neupane, C. (2015). Need and importance of health protection training in Nepal. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 5(1), 441-43. https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v5i1.12373
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Editorial