|Course Title||Bachelor of Public Health (BPH)|
|Affiliated to||Pokhara University|
|Faculty||Health,Medical and Allied Science|
Bachelor in Public Health (BPH) at department of public health is a four year program of Pokhara University. The course aims to prepare a student with all necessary scientific knowledge, technical competencies and human understanding to work in various capacities from community level to the central level health care programs.
Provision of equitable access to health care for attainment of an acceptable level of health and better quality of life of the people by creating more resources is the dominant concern for Nepal today. In many parts of the world scientists are investing themselves in introducing public health interventions that can deal with the lifestyle. However, Nepal is facing three fold burdens of diseases (communicable, life-style related and poverty). In order to cope with this complex situation, development of public health graduates with necessary skills has become inevitable. BPH at Nobel envisions fulfilling the need of middle level public health worker in Nepal.
The Bachelors in Public Health (BPH) program intends to produce skillful, market oriented and competent graduates who can contribute in delivering the public health program effectively. At the completion of the course, the students shall be able to:
> Develop the knowledge and skills in applied health sciences, laboratory works on applied health sciences and their application.
> Train and develop the skills on epidemiological aspects of diseases and health system.
> Develop skills in designing, analyzing and evaluation applied public health science research and management.
> Enhance the knowledge and practical skills in dealing with human resource development and existing issues in public health management.
> Develop the resource and scientific writing skills through the introduction of term paper and thesis.
> Ensure the skillful, practical and leading human resources through the community diagnosis and comprehensive field practices.
> Develop the extracurricular competencies through training, seminar and exposure.