Provincial Health Emergency Operations Centre Handover, Pokhara


Provincial Health Emergency Operations Centre Handover, Pokhara

On 06 February 2018, the Provincial Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) established in Pokhara by WHO/Nepal was handed over formally to the Ministry of Health (MoH), Govt of Nepal. This is the third PHEOC being handed over by WHO to the MoH.

The handover function was jointly inaugurated by Dr Sushil Pyakurel, Chief-Specialist, MoH and Dr. Jos Vandelaer, WHO Representative to Nepal. The importance of HEOCs in different areas of health sector preparedness and response readiness such as hub and satellite hospitals network coordination, prepositioning and replenishment of emergency medical logistics, risk assessment, human reosurces management etc were highlighted by key health authorities during the function. Senior officials from MoH divisions, departments and agencies of the Department of Health Services, all five Regional Health Directors, HEOC focal points from Doti and Surkhet Officials; personnel from all Regional Emergency Operation Centres (EOC) run by the Ministry of Home Affairs; UN and other partners such as the Nepal Red Cross Society, humanity and inclusion providing support to EOCs and disaster preparedness initiative and local authorities partcipated in the function.


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