नेपाल सरकार - स्वास्थ्य मन्त्रालय
(+९७७) ०१ ४२६२५४३, ४२६२८०२, ४२६२६९६, ४२६७३७६

व्यवस्थापन महाशाखा

Management Division (MD) is responsible for planning, integrated supervision, information management, building construction and maintenance of public health institutions, monitoring and evaluation of health programmes and quality assurance of health services. These functions are carried out in close coordination with each of the respective programme divisions within the DoHS. Management Division aims to establish of a functional linkage among different information systems through appropriate use of technology to foster better use of information for monitoring and planning.

This Division is also responsible for the management of mental, oral and ENT health and nursing programme. Impoverished Citizen Treatment Fund which has a provision for the free treatment to impoverished citizens is also managed by the MD and hence reimburses to the concerned health facilities for the services delivered. This division functions with its six sections and four units and it hosts the Secretariat of Impoverished Citizen Treatment Fund (ICTF).

Programme Components and Scope of Management Division

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Programme components

Scope/Key functions

1

Planning and Budgeting

The Planning and Budgeting Section prepares an integrated planning of Department of Health Services and provides technical support to District Public Health Offices, District Health Offices and Regional Health Directorates in the planning process. It manages Health Infrastructure Information Systems and maintains updated status of health infrastructure and provides funding for their construction, repair and maintenance.

2

Health Management Information System (HMIS)

Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) contains health service utilisation data collected from community level by Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) to public and private health providers. The data generated by the system is used for planning, monitoring and evaluation of health programmes and system at all levels. Supports the programme divisions and centres in development and use of modern technology in information management and service delivery.

3

Programme Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitors and evaluates health programmes performed and services delivered by health institutions under the Department of Health Services.

4

Health Facility Development and Quality Section (HFDQS)

This section is responsible for quality of care of health services delivered by public and private facilities. It facilitates quality improvement activities of District Hospitals, Primary Health Care Centres, Health Posts and other public health facilities. It is also responsible for regulating private hospitals between 51 to 200 beds and implements broader activities related to health facility development.

5

Nursing Development

Supports capacity building of nursing staffs and co‐ordination of activities related to nursing services

6

Oral Health

Implements oral health services through capacity building of health workers, preparation and distribution of IEC/BCC materials in collaboration with NHEICC and coordinates with stakeholders and national focal point for expanding and improving the quality of services.

8

Physical Asset Management

The Physical Asset Management Unit manages hospital medical and cold-chain equipment and provides funding for their repair and maintenance. It houses the Planning and Management of Assets in Health Services (PLAMAHS), which maintains updated status of the equipment, used for planning repair and maintenance. The Management Division oversees the outsourcing of maintenance of medical and cold-chain equipment through competitive bidding process.

9

Ear, Nose Throat and Mental Health

Management Division is responsible for expansion and quality improvement of the ear, nose and throat and mental health services across the country

10

Impoverished Citizen Treatment Fund (ICTF) [Bipanna Nagarik Upchar Kosh]

As the Secretariat for Impoverished Citizen Treatment Fund, the division provides free treatment and medication to the impoverished patients of the listed diseases: kidney; cancer; heart; head and spinal injuries; alzheimer's and parkinsons; sickle-cell anaemia through pre-selected hospitals. This fund is accessible to the public following prescribed protocols and including terms and conditions of Government of Nepal.