Epidemiology & Outbreak Management Section

 

  • Provide support to Ministry of Health and Population for drafting national laws, policies, and strategies related to epidemiology and outbreak management.
  • Provide support to Ministry of Health and Population for drafting national laws, policies and strategies related to preparedness and management of outbreaks/epidemics and other health emergency situations.
  • Prepare standards, protocols and guidelines regarding epidemiology and outbreaks/epidemics management.
  • Necessary cooperation and coordination for epidemiological management in province and local level.
  • Provide support for preparation and implementation of annual work plan at federal level related to epidemiology and outbreak management.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with concerned authorities in federal level for epidemiology and outbreak management.
  • Coordinate and provide support in conduction of information management training and other federal programs related to epidemiology, epidemics and other emergency situation management.
  • Coordinate with multi sectorial authorities in minimizing the impact of natural disasters in health sector, conduction response activities and control of epidemics.
  • Facilitate and coordinate in providing preventive and curative services through province and local level to prevent the spread of diseases activities after natural disasters in displaced communities.
  • Monitoring and supervision of disaster preparedness and management activities in coordination with province and provide feedback to the concerned authorities accordingly.
  • Carryout outbreak control and management by mobilization of Rapid Response Team (RRT) in order to control epidemic prone diseases.
  • Coordinate and facilitate for management of buffer stocks of essential medicines and other logistics required for the control of outbreaks/epidemics.
  • Monitoring and supervision of disease epidemics, outbreak preparedness, Prevention and Control activities and providing feedback accordingly.

News & Update

Jan 1

Information for International Traveller

Information for International Traveller

Jan 1

Vector Borne Disease Updates

Dengue update 2076/077 (till 18th Kartik, 2076) Scrub Typhus update 2076/077 (till 17th Kartik, 2076) Dengue update 2076/077 (till 1st Ashoj, 2076) Dengue update 2076/077 (till 24 Bhadra, 2076) Dengue update 2076/077 (till 22 Bhadra, 2076) Dengue update 2076/077 (till 11 Bhadra, 2076) Dengue update year-wise upto 6 Bhadra, 2076  

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Vector Borne Disease Updates

Jan 1

Update on Diarrhoea Outbreak in Dadeldhura District

Diarrhoea Sign and Symptoms: Loose rice watery stool 15-20 episodes associated with nausea, vomiting & abdominal pain. Affected area: Parshuram Municipality- 8 (Gairi gaun, Sano khola & Gupte gada, 3 villages) Approximately 70 houses in those 3 villages Onset: 29 Shrawan 2076 (14 August 2019) - Total 81 cases of diarrhea were treated till date (1 referred to Seti Zonal Hospital and currently the case is stable condition) - Cases were treated at Jamurani birthing center and Jogbuda Hospital since the onset - Health team from Health Office, Provincial Health Directorate along with the required logistics were mobilized to the affected area on 30 Shrawan 2076 - Local RRT also mobilized - Cases are in decreasing trend (Today only 4 new cases out of which currently, one admitted and is under IV) - Out of 2 stool samples collected one is vibrio cholera positive from Dadeldhura Hospital, Dadeldhura - The positive sample is planned to be brought to NPHL, Teku for re confirmation

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Update on Diarrhoea Outbreak in Dadeldhura District