- The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP)
The ministry provides the national context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site includes information regarding the latest situation, guidance regarding healthcare and patient care, the latest news reports, and IEC material (English & Nepali).
Reports & Guidelines
- Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Case Investigation and Contact Tracing of COVID-19
The guideline provides an explanation of case investigations for the time containment of the outbreak and to establish the source/cause of the infection. It also provides details on isolation and the prevention of additional transmission (English).
Nepal Medical Council Interim Guidance for Infection Prevention and Control When COVID-19 Is Suspected
The interim guidance was issued to manage infection, prevention, and control of suspected COVID-19 infections. It supports healthcare workers and institutes in taking the appropriate measures for suspected and proven cases (English).
ToR – Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Team per Province
The terms of reference (ToR) has been developed as a reference to case investigation and contact tracing of COVID-19 at the provincial level (English).
Guidelines for the Use of PPE During the Care of Patients
The Nepali Medical Council and the Government of Nepal have used World Health Organization’s (WHO) references to develop a guideline for personal protective equipment (PPE) use when caring for COVID-19 patients (English & Nepali).
COVID-19 Patients Transport Teams (PTT) Guidelines
The guideline provides detailed directions to transport COVID-19 patients in order to prevent the transmission of the virus (Nepali).
The handbook provides guidelines for the prevention, and control of COVID-19. It provides information on the conduction and significance of home quarantine, the national guidelines for quarantine management, the importance of social distances, basic hygiene measures against COVID-19 (Nepali).
- Clinical Management of COVID-19 in Health Care Setting
The updated guideline seeks to expand the scope of information with recommendations from the Nepal Medical Council (NMCs) and COVID -19 Clinical Management: Living Guidance. It also includes data from the Clinical Care for Severe Acute Respiratory Infection: Toolkit: COVID-19 Adaptation and advice from subject matter experts (English).
- Health Emergency Operation Center Network of Nepal: The Voyage and the Vista
The report documents the challenges, goals, and milestones in expanding Health Emergency Operation Center to the Public Health Emergency Operation Center (English).
Enhanced Surveillance On Sero-Prevalence Of Sars-Cov-2 in the General Population
The study is the first serosurvey conducted from a planned series of seroprevalence studies for COVID-19 in Nepal. Research has found an estimated national seroprevalence was 14.4% (95% CI, 11.8-17.0). The actual infection prevalence is far greater than the observed case prevalence observed through routine surveillance systems (English).
- Rapid Hospital Readiness Facility Assessment Checklist for COVID-19
The assessment report presents the fifteen key components that play a crucial role in better hospital management. It also considers how prolonged outbreaks such as COVID-19 can result in increasing service demands that may potentially overwhelm the capacity of hospitals and health systems at large (English).
Infographics & Posters
- What is COVID-19 and Preventive Measures
The ministry details the preventative measures one should take against COVID-19 (Nepali).
Reduce Your Risk
The ministry has developed 15 posters that explain the preventative measures for COVID-19; this information includes information regarding food safety, wet markets, and traveling (English).
Protocol for ILI Clinics
The protocol was established for Influenza-like illness (ILI) clinics that are also screening for cases of COVID-19. It provides procedures for suspected cases based on symptoms (English).
Clinical Approach to a Patient with Suspected COVID-19
The guideline has been developed based on WHO guidelines to detail the clinical management of COVID 19 patients (English).
Protocol for COVID-19 Screening at Point of Entry
The point of screening is developed by the MoHP based on WHO guidelines regarding the point of screening, and entry screening of the suspected COVID-19 patients. It also provides a protocol for health care facilities in the context of these cases (English).
The posters have been developed to provide an illustrative depiction of the basic preventative measures that are globally practiced in order to prevent COVID-19 (Nepali).
- What Is Coronavirus and How to Protect Yourself
The MoHP has created a radio public service announcement (PSA) regarding COVID-19. It provides the necessary information about coronavirus and how to protect oneself (Nepali).
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