Manipal In Nepal, Twelve Years On: Lessons Learned And Relearned 796-797
Dr. P. Ravi Shankar, KIST Medical College, P. O. Box 14142, Imadol,Lalitpur, Nepal. Phone: 00977-01-6916201, Fax: 00977-01-5201496. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, the first medical college in the private sector in Nepal was started in 1994. The college has included retired teachers and officials from the services in the team. Most activities have been linked up with teaching and training and the college has joined hands with local service clubs and other organizations for service delivery.
The institution maintains a close relationship with the local community and rewards team members who stay longer. The college is trying to attract Nepalese faculty and to adapt its curricula and training to the healthcare needs of Nepal.