Short Term Training on Tropical & Infectious Diseases- BPKIHS


Short Term Training on Tropical & Infectious Diseases- BPKIHS, Educational Opportunity in Tropical and Infectious Disease for Nepalese Doctors, BPKIHS: B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine, Tropical and Infectious Diseases Center, Dharan in collaboration with Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium and Ministry of Health & Population, Nepal is conducting the 8th edition of “Short Term Training in Tropical and Infectious Diseases” from 26 August, 2018 to 21st September, 2018 to be held at BPKIHS, Dharan.


This professional training in primarily clinically- oriented and targets medical doctors to improve their clinical effectiveness and efficiency in tropical and infectious disease. The general objective of the training are : To upgrade their knowledge and skills regarding the clinical as well as preventive and curative management of tropical and infectious disease in children and adults, in Nepal To strengthen their skill: For deferential diagnosis by an indepth analysis of the epidemiological context, clinical findings, laboratory and imaging results, and For clinical management taking into account the scarcity of recourses and national control strategies.

The training is divided into several modules and includes:

  • Tuberculosis & Leprosy
  • Hepatitis
  • Acute febrile illness
  • Vector-borne disease: malaria, visceral leishmaniasis, Japanese encephalitis, Lymphatic Filariasis
  • Water and food –borne disease and soil transmitted diseases
  • Rabies, tetanus and snake bite
  • Emerging infectious disease : dengue and influenza
  • Outbreak investigation and response
  • Clinical epidemiology and evidence based medicine


Doctors with MBBS degree or equivalent and registered with Nepal Medical Council


Application forms & further details of the course are available from the official website of the BPKIHS. Training Period 26th August 2018 – 21st September 2018

Application Form

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