Scenario of Health Camps in Nepal

  • A Pandey
  • P Paudel
  • L Paudel

Abstract

It has become a rising trend in Nepal to conduct health camps. This article tries to give an overview about the direction to which this aspect of community based service is going to and also points out a few pros and cons related to this. A couple of issues has also been raised like; ethical issues, lack of governing bodies and a lack of national policy, unavailability of data upon health camps and so forth. Above all, this article tries to clarify the importance of
conducting health camps in a country like ours and if properly conducted this has a balanced benifit to all.
Keywords: health camp, community based service

Author Biographies

A Pandey
Department of Cardiology, Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal
P Paudel
Shree Paropakar Maternity Hospital, Thapathali, Kathmandu
L Paudel
Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal
Published
2011-11-24
How to Cite
PANDEY, A; PAUDEL, P; PAUDEL, L. Scenario of Health Camps in Nepal. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, [S.l.], nov. 2011. ISSN 1999-6217. Available at: <http://jnhrc.com.np/index.php/jnhrc/article/view/263>. Date accessed: 16 oct. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.33314/jnhrc.v0i0.263.