Vacancy at NHRC

Date of Published: 2078/07/28

The Nepal Health Research Council is a national apical body responsible for providing scientific study and quality health research in the country with the highest level of ethical standards. It started as a Nepal Health Research Committee under the Ministry of Health, chaired by the Secretary of Health in 1982 AD (BS 2039). On 11 April 1991 (29 Chaitra 2047 BS), the committee was developed as the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), a statutory and autonomous body as promulgated by the Nepal Health Research Council Act No. 129 of the year 1991 of Government of Nepal. With the consent of the Council of Ministers under Article 129 of the constitution of the Government of Nepal, 1990 enacted the NHRC.


  • Conduct research in the various fields relating to health within the Nepal aligning with the health priorities identified in the National Health Policy of the Government of Nepal.
  • Provide a specific policy direction for the regulation, promotion, implementation, management and utilization of health research in Nepal.
  • Define health research need and set research priorities for the national health system.
  • Monitor and evaluate research works related to health and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Publish and publicize the research experiences and the results of research relating at the national and international levels.
  • Coordinate with foreign researchers and research institution to carry out some part of the research in a foreign country if there is no facility to carry out such research within the Nepal.
  • To obtain information as to the study and research or works done on health-related various problems appearing in the world and give information to the Government of Nepal.


  • To do or cause to do study and research on health problems and issues being encountered or likely to be encountered in future.
  • To conduct programs relating to consultancy service and information to make the study and activities relating to health research more useful.
  • To acquire global and national level evidence on health related problems, and inform the Government of Nepal for evidence-based policy making and planning.

Health Research Council announces vacancy for the contract purpose in the post of Field Researcher.

Advertisement No: 1/078/079

Post: Field Researcher


  • At least bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, Physiotherapy or Medical Sciences.
  • Priority will be given to candidates who have experience in disability and rehabilition research.

Exam type: Interview

Submit the document and application email:

Document required:

  • Application Form
  • CV
  • Citizenship
  • Certificate of the subject passed

Last date for form Submission: 2078/07/05

Principal Activities of the Councils:

  • Screening, reviewing and approval of research proposals.
  • Providing technical guidance and possible support including services for scientists, researchers.
  • Conducting training workshops in Health Systems Research Methodology, Research Management and other fields of research.
  • Providing e-mail, photocopying and Med-line search facilities and other information for researchers for a free.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of all the researches conducted at the field level.
  • Providing various kind of Research Grants to the most deserving researchers.
  • Compiling research related books, research reports, national and international scientific journals and Bulletins.
  • Publishing and archiving research related materials including publication of Research Journals, Bulletins and Reports.
  • Networking of health researchers and research institutions / agencies / organizations involved in health research Serving as a repository for research related information and resources.
  • Disseminating activities for research based information.
  • Development of research proposals on health related sciences.
  • Developing and conducting collaborative research with research institutions / agencies / organizations within and outside Nepal.
  • Making collaborative work with WHO, bilateral, multilateral and other funding agencies / organizations.
  • Developing the research units in the five development regions of Nepal and coordinating the overall aspects of health research in these regions.

Special Rights of the Council:

  • The council may issue necessary directives terms and conditions to the person or organization involved in research work relating to health under section 11 of NHRC Act No. 29 of the year 1991 (Research means research involving examination).
  • In case any person or organization carries out research works without obtaining permission under Section 11 or does not abide by the terms and conditions as prescribed by the Council while carrying out research work, the Council may warn such person or organization or prohibit carrying out the research work for a specified period.

For more information: Contact no: 01-4254220

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