B.P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKHIS),Dharan
B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) was established on Jan 18, 1993 and subsequently upgraded as an autonomous Health Sciences University on Oct. 28, 1998 with a mandate to work towards developing socially responsible and competent health workforce, providing health care & involving in innovative health research. The Institute, lobated in Eastern Nepal, has extended its continued health services through teaching district concept to Primary Health Care centers, District Hospitals and Zonal Hospitals in different districts of the region. This University is aptly named after Bisheshwar Prasad Koirala, Nepal’s visionary leader in social uplifting, firm believer of national integration.
This Institute is envisaged as one of the successful examples of Nepal-India co-operation. The Health Ministers of the two countries signed the Indo-Nepal agreement for establishment of BPKIHS on the Hindu auspicious day of Mahashivaratri (Mar 10, 1994) BPKIHS has a vision of o self-governing, self-reliant international Health Sciences University attracting students and teachers from all over the world to its constantly innovative educational programs. BPKI HS has also been envisioned by the Nepali Parliament as a centre of national importance to produce skilled health workfore to meet the country’s need and also to function as a center of excellence in the field of tropical and infectious diseases. Its best example is the ongoing Kala-czar Project in collaboration with international bodies. BPKIHS has postgraduate, undergraduate, and university certificate programs and from this year starting Doctor of Philosophy.
PG Specializations in B.P.Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences, Ghopa, Dhoron, Nepal
MD (Anesthesiology, Biochemistry, Dermatology and Venereology, General Practice and Emergency Medicine, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Health Professions Education, Internal
Medicine, Microbiology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology & HNS, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, & HNS, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Pathology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Basic and Clinical Physiology, Psychiatry, Rodiodiagnosis and imaging) [MS Surgery, MS Anatomy, MS Orthopedics] [PhD] program. It has four colleges. Medical, Dental, Nursing and Public Health with a 700-bedded Central Teaching Hospital. The medical college has well-established major clinical and basic science departments. Postgraduate programs [MD, MS, and MSc] were started in 1999. All the MD, MS, MDS, MSc and MPH degrees awarded by BPKIHS are recognized by Nepal Medical Council and respective councils of Nepal. The MD/MS degrees (anesthesiology, clinical pharmacology & therapeutics, dermatovenerology, ENT, internal medicine, orthopedics, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiodiagnosis, and surgey1 are recognized by Medical Council of India [MCI]. Similarly, there is continued effort for getting MCI recognition of other disciplines as well. While selecting candidates for MD/MS/MDS postgraduate studies, the institute has given due recognition to the medical graduates who have served int the primary health centersand/ordistrict hospital.