Webinar on COVID 19 pandemic & challenges & pathway forward:


Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences, Soalteemode organized a webinar on COVID 19 Pandemic & Challenges & Pathway Forward . The program was focused on the impact on Health & Education caused by corona virus in the context of Nepal & to learn international practices to face such challenges. The program also discussed what Nepal could learn from international community & what would be the path way to move forward. The panelists of the webinar were Prof .Sarad Onta , Prof Bidhyanath Koirala, Dr Pushpa Raman Wagle, Prof Edwin , Prof Padam Simkhada,Prof Om Kurmi, Prof Simon Rushton & Joint Secreatary Deepak Sharma. The webinar discussed on various issues as government ‘s Health policy during lockdown & the strategic problems . It was realized that there was lack of coordination among central , provincial & local governments to face the challenges caused by pandemic. It was also found that the concerned ministry has not found out the pathway to solve the educational problems in the existing situation. The ministry has still taken the watch and wait strategies. It was discussed that the time has brought us in the world of digitalization which could be used in our academic & other business activities . It was also suggested that the government should allocate its resources to upgrade the electronic & network system. The webinar also discussed that the time has come to learn how to live with corona virus & to regularize the normal activities as earlier following the guidelines of WHO. It was also discussed that the time has taught us to be transformed to cope with the challenges. The panelists also suggested to use alternative modalities or all the possible online & offline means of communication in the academia . The panelists also discussed that there seemed confusion in role& responsibility within the government in policy level on how to face such challenges. It was observed that there was no adequate preparation to cope with the challenges in spite of having enough time . The panelists suggested not to establish the new university from individual’s pocket without any justification & mapping . The panelists also described the importance of technical & vocational education in post COVID. The manpower returned from outside the country should be used in the development of the country by giving them short term vocational trainings . The program was moderated by Prof Sujanbabu Marahatta . Jiwan prakash Sharma, Vice chairman ,welcomed all the panelists & participants.

Nepal Health Care Coperative Limited (NEHCO-NEPAL) was established 2006 with the aim to work in the field of health science education and to institutalize the contribution of late Manmohan Adhikari. Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences (MMIHS) was established in the year 2007. Both wings were established under the name of Former Prime Minister Late Manmohan Adhikari, a great patriot and renowned leader of Nepal and of South Asia.
NEHCO is committed to invest its efforts to ensure the quality health care delivery and to provide the practical as well as scientific education through the cooperative initiatives. MMIHS is one of the wings of NEHCO registered under cooperative act of Nepal. The registration of MMIHS is 904/062-63.


Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences (MMIHS) is an academic institution of allied health and nursing run under the umbrella of Nepal Health Care Cooperative Limited (NEHCO) . MMIHS is the product of untiring efforts of academicians, researchers, industrialists and prominent professional with extensive exposure to a wide range of knowledge, experience and teaching / learning practices. The college is committed to provide quality, practical and real life based education and aims to be A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE through quality education, research and services.

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Chairperson of MMIHSMr. Rajendra Prasad Pandey
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VC of MMIHSMr. Jiwan Prakash Sharma
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VC of MMIHSMs. Bishnu Bhattarai
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