Role of Female Community Health Volunteers for Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Nepal

  • Surya Bahadur Parajuli Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Birat Medical College & Teaching Hospital, Nepal; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0386-9273
  • Sabin Shrestha Intern, Department of Community Medicine, Birat Medical College & Teaching Hospital, Nepal
  • Anisha Sah Intern, Department of Community Medicine, Birat Medical College & Teaching Hospital, Nepal
  • Heera KC Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Birat Health College, Purbanchal University, Nepal
  • Kapil Amgain Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Anatomy and Cell Biology, Karnali Academy of Health Sciences, Jumla, Nepal
  • Prajjwal Pyakurel Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal
Keywords: Control, COVID-19, FCHVs, Nepal, Prevention

Abstract

Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) are the pillars of community health programs in Nepal who play a pivotal role in implementing various community based preventive, promotive, and curative health programs. In the context of COVID 19 pandemic and possible outbreak in Nepal, the only way by which it can be stopped at the moment is by prevention. This paper presents the role of FCHVs for the prevention and control of COVID 19 in Nepal. 

Author Biography

Surya Bahadur Parajuli, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Birat Medical College & Teaching Hospital, Nepal; https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0386-9273

Dr. Surya Bahadur Parajuli; www.suryaparajuli.com.np

Published
2020-05-07
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Parajuli S, Shrestha S, Sah A, KC H, Amgain K, Pyakurel P. Role of Female Community Health Volunteers for Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in Nepal. JKAHS [Internet]. 7May2020 [cited 28May2020];3(1). Available from: https://www.jkahs.org.np/jkahs/index.php/jkahs/article/view/229
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