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IEA-SEA Workshop and Training on “Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases”, 10th – 15th April, 2017

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  • Members of International Epidemiological Association
  • Faculty Members, Scientists and Post Graduates Students from the Medical Colleges
  • Faculty Members, Scientists and Post Graduate Students of Home Science and Agricultural Colleges
  • Research Scientists from National and State Level Health, Training Institutions
  • National and State Level : Health Planners, Administrators and Policy Makers
  • Programme Managers of National Health Mission at National, State and Regional Level
  • Faculty Members from National, State and Regional Level Health & Family Welfare Training Centres
  • Programme Managers from Voluntary Organizations working in the field of Public Health
  • Programme Managers of the National Health Programmes at the National, State and Regional Level
  • Scientists in the field of Health from International, Bilateral Organizations
  • Managers and Administrators of Health


  • To explain the epidemiologic, socio-economic and demographic transitions fueling the rise in chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
  • To discuss the evidence based Public Health Interventions for Non-Communicable Diseases
  • To appraise about the global initiatives in the area of NCD prevention and Control
  • To universal challenges in strengthening in health system including workforce issues in addressing NCDs
  • To strengthen capacity for monitoring the progress of research and evaluation of NCD prevention and control policies and programmes
  • To enable interaction between NCD progammes Managers and Public Health experts in academic institutions


  • In depth understanding of Epidemiology of NCDs
  • In depth understanding of Evaluation of NCDs programmes
  • Effective implementation of National Non-Communicable Diseases Programmes by Programme Managers
  • Improved teaching of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Medical Colleges by Faculty members
  • Increase in Research Capacity on Non-Communicable Diseases among Junior Faculty and Postgraduate Students


The Manipal College of Medical Sciences (MCOMS), Pokhara was established in 1994 following a historic agreement between His Majesty’s Government and the Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG) for setting up of professional colleges and hospitals in Nepal. The 825 bed Manipal Teaching Hospital was inaugurated in 1998. The College started post-graduate programmes and the School of Nursing and Allied Health programme in the year 2000. From August 2003 onwards, the annual intake of medical students for the MBBS programmes was increased to 150. The students are admitted in August every year.

The College attracts an international student presence, with students from Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and many other countries eg. USA, UK and Canada. The experienced, dedicated and full time faculty is drawn from the cream of talent available in India and Nepal. The vision of the institution is to achieve global leadership in human development and excellence in education and healthcare. Our mission is to be amongst the most preferred destinations for students and teachers of medical sciences, and not just in Nepal.  

Venue : Pokhara Grande Hotel, Pokhara, Nepal

Please visit the following website for detailed Brochure: http://www.ieasea.org/regional-forthcoming-events/

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