Calls for Abstracts - Nepal Health Research Council

The Organizing Committee for the "Fourth National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal" (10 – 12 April 2018) invites the submission of abstracts for consideration as an oral or poster presentation. Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) will host the Fourth Summit with the theme of “Advancing Evidence for Changing Health Systems”.

The Fourth National Summit is one of the most comprehensive Summit of 2018 organized by the NHRC and is a continuum of the previous summits as an annual gathering that will provide a platform for researchers and policymakers to share recent and relevant evidence in the area of national health priorities.

  • Federalism and Health Governance
  • Man-made pollution and its effect (including radiation hazards e.g mobile phone use)
  • Health Care Delivery System (Health Services, including quality of care)
  • Essential medical products including pharmaceutical products, pharmacovigilance and rational use of drugs
  • Health Workforce (Human Resources for Health)
  • Universal Health Coverage
  • Health Policy, Management, Leadership, Governance (Stewardship) and policy evidence nexus
  • Health Information technology in health service and research
  • Equity and efficiency in health system
  • Health Economics and Healthcare Financing
  • Ayurveda & Other Traditional and Complementary Medicine
  • Urban health
  • Migrant health
  • Rural health
  • Health in altitude including mountain medicine (Physiological changes in different altitudes including mountain medicine)
  • Non Communicable Diseases
  • Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Dementia
  • Geriatric health
  • Neonatal and Child Health
  • Maternal Health
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health
  • Gender Based ViolenceAdolescent health
  • Contraception
  • Population & Population dynamics (fertility, mortality and migration)
  • Communicable Diseases (Infectious & Tropical Diseases including neglected tropical diseases)
  • Zoonotic diseases (including snake bite)
  • Nutrition, Food Safety and Security
  • Environmental and Occupational Health (including climate change, indoor air pollution)
  • Health sector response in disaster
  • Public health emergencies
  • Emergency, Trauma and Critical care (including Injuries and Accidents)
  • Disabilities
  • Biomedical research (including anti-microbial resistance)
  • Human Genetics (including thalassemia, sickle cell disorder, hemophilia, autism)
  • Innovation in health research
  • Digital health and big data
  • Surveillance (Cancer, Vector-borne diseases etc.)
  • Industry, Academia and partnership
  • Public Private Partnership (PPP)

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 February 2018


Fourth National Summit of the Health and Population Scientists in Nepal

Nepal Health Research Council


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