Published date: August 8, 2014
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Citizens’ health and development of the nation are inter-related and the progresses made in the health sector are considered as the major indicators for development. Interim constitution of Nepal has established health as the fundamental right of people. We need to maintain the achievements made in the control of communicable diseases and reduction of infant and child mortality rate , and move towards controlling of non communicable diseases, better management of medical emergencies and ensuring quality health services to all people including old, physically and mental disabled, single women, poor, marginalized and at risk communities.
To protect the achievements made so far and to adequately address prevalent and new challenges faced within health sector by developing people-centered and efficient management by optional utilization of available means and resources to provide promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health services , National Health Policy 2048 has been updated and National Heath Policy 2071 (2014) has been formulated.