oa South African Family Practice - Midlevel primary health care workers in Nepal : rural health issues

Volume 46, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2004;46(2) Midlevel Primary Health Care Workers in Nepal Nepal is one of the poorest and least developed nations in South Asia. Its dramatic geography, stretching from the highest mountains in the world, to the tropical low lying plains in the south presents a great obstacle to improving the health of its 23, 4 million people. The Nepal Health Care system is based on the district health system. The country is divided into 75 districts, each district being further divided into village development committees (VDC), which in turn comprise of 9 to 11 wards. Most, but not all, ..

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