Event Schedule

Monday, May 13, 2024
8:30 AM
Registration of Participants and Guest Welcome Coffee
8:30 - 9:30 AM
Arrival of Special Guests
9:30 - 9:35 AM
Sitting of the Dignitaries

• Chairperson : Trikal Production and Entertainment
• Chief Guest: Hon'ble Deputy Prime Minister Narayankaji Shrestha
• Special Guest: Prof. Dr. Bhagawan koirala

MC: Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

National Anthem
9:35 - 9:45AM
Welcome speech

Welcome speech and highlight the Event by Chairperson - NHC


By Chief Guest Hon'ble Deputy Prime Minister, Narayan Kaji Shrestha

09:45 -10:30 AM
Remarks by representative

Special Guest: Prof. Dr. Bhagawan Koirala, Immediate Past President - Nepal Medical Council

Speech By Chief Guest

Narayan Kaji Shrestha, Hon'ble Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs

10:30 - 10:35 AM
Closing Remarks By NHC

MC: Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

10:35 - 11:35 AM
Panel Discussion
Sesson 1 : Reimagining the Landscape of Lifestyle: Opportunities to Strengthen Health and Tourism

Presentation . Dr. Ajay Risal MD, PhD Professor, Department of Psychiatry Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS)

Panelist 1. Rupeshwor Gaur Das Executive Secretary, ISKCON Nepal
Panelist 2. Dr. Richa Amatya Associate Consultant Nepal Mediciti Hospital, Department of Psychiatry
Panelist 3. Dr. Ram Adhar Yadav Executive Director of National Ayurveda Research and Training Center

Moderator: Ajay Das, Program Director, The Asia Foundation

11:35 - 11:40 AM

MC: Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

11:40 - 12:55 PM
Panel Discussion
Session 2 : Public health under pressure due to climate change and Disaster

Panelist 1 : Dr Arun Bhakta Shrestha - Strategic Group lead Climate and environment lead- ICIMOD
Panelist 2 : Prof. Dr. Govinda Raj Pokharel, Former Vice Chairman - National Planning Commission Nepal
Panelist 3 : Dr Basanta Adhikari, President - Public Health Association
Panelist 4 : Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari  - Senior Health administrator, Ministry of Health and Population
Panelist 5 : Bhakta Hamal - President, Chemical & Medical Suppliers Association of Nepal (CHEMSAN)

Moderator : Dr. Bishal Dhakal, Founder CEO - Health at Home

12:55 - 1:00 PM

MC - Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

1:00 - 2:00 PM
Panel Discussion
Session 3: Health Insurance Programs: Challenges and Opportunities

Panelist 1: Dr.Damodar Basaula Executive Director, Health Insurance Board
Panelist 2: Ghanshyam Upadhyay Chairperson- Social Security Fund
Panelist 3. Nirmal Kajee Shrestha Vice President & General Manager Metlife Insurance

Moderator: Associate Prof. Rabindra Ghimire PhD, Insurance & Social Security Expert

2:00 - 2:40 PM
Lunch Break
2:40 - 4:10 PM
Panel Discussion
Session 4 : Nepal's medical education in debate

Presentation : Gauri Bahadur Karki, Former Chairman (Judge), Special Court

Panelist 1. Prof.Dr Chop lal Bhusal, President - Nepal Medical Council
Panelist 2: Professor Dr. Gyanendra ManSingh Karki, President - Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges Nepal
Panelist 3. Dr. Jiwan Kshetry, Pathologist and Independent Analyst
Panelist 4: Khagendra Prasad Adhikari, Vice Chairperson -  CTEVT
Panelist 5: Dr. Mangal Rawal, Vice Chancellor - Karnali Academy of Health Sciences
Panelist 6: Prof. Dr. Jainuddin Ansari , Chairman - National Medical College

Moderator: Bhusan Dahal, Media Personality

4:10 - 4:15 PM

MC - Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

4:15 - 4:25 PM
Paban Ghimire, National Professional Officer - WHO Nepal
4:25 - 4:30 PM

MC - Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

4:30 - 5:45 PM
Panel Discussion
Session: 5 - Combating strategy against the Risk of non-communicable diseases

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gyampo Dorje, Team Lead - Noncommunicable Disease, mental health and injury prevention WHO Country Office, Nepal

Panelist 1: Dr.Pradip Gyawali, Head - IOM Research Department (Imemdiate Past Member Secretary NHRC)
Panelist 2: Dr. Santosh Poudel, Executive Director - Bir Hospital (NAMS)
Panelist 3: Dr. Sudip Shrestha, Founder Executive Chairman - Nepal Cancer Hospital & Research Center
Panelist 4: Dr. Bansidhar Mishra, Chairperson - Manmohan- Memorial Institute of Health Sciences

Moderator: Dr. Santosh Upadhyaya, Cardiologist

5:45 - 6:00 PM
High - Tea Break

MC - Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

6:00 - 6:05 PM

MC - Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

6:05 - 6:15 PM
Dr. Kishor Pradhan, Director - Matrika Eye Hospital
6:15 - 6:20 PM

MC - Pawan Acharya, Media Personality

6:20 - 7:45 PM
Panel Discussion
Session: 6 - Dilemma in Health: Service or Business

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roshan Pokharel, Secretary - Ministry of Health and Population

Panelist 1: Dr. Anil Bikram Karki, President - Nepal Medical Association (NMA)
Panelist 2: Mr. Mahesh Prasad Pradhan, President -Association of Pharmaceutical Producers of Nepal
Panelist 3: Dr. Upendra Mahato, Founder Chairman  - Nepal Mediciti Hospital
Panelist 4: Prof. Dr. Surya Prasad Dhungel, Commissioner - National Human Right Commission Nepal
Panelist 5: Dr. Sangita Mishra, Additional Secretary / Director General - Department of Health Services (MoHP)

Moderator: Dil Bhusan Pathak, Media Personality

7:45 - 7:50 PM
Closing Remarks

Announcement (Provincial level)

MC - Pawan Acharya, Medical Personality