The book gives health management system in Nepal,describing the health services, administrative set up, duties and functions of staff at different levels. This section aims to inform the medical students in Nepal, which no other textbook has attempted so far. It describes the Five-Year Plans and Long-term Plan of' Nepal in detail. The book underscores various developmental achievements of Nepal, including figures and data in different chapters. Besides childhood immunization, the chapter on immunization also includes adult immunization programme, a topic which has gained importance with growing adult population.A special chapter on community diagnosis, behavior sciences and psychosocial factors has been added. Occupational health includes health of workers, various ,occupational hazards, atmospheric pollution, noise pollution, land pollution and water pollution. This is an excellent textbook for both undergraduate and postgraduate medical students.

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Author(s)J S Mathur
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2011