Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences NAIHS is a service oriented not for profit institution with functional college of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Medical Polytechnic school, Post Graduate Medical education. and upcoming Dental College. NAIHS is committed to produce quality health professionals in respective disciplines not only for army but for the nation as a whole at an affordable cost.
Medical education is becoming expensive everywhere and is practically out of reach for most people. NAIHS has offered the opportunities of standard medical and health science education not only for deserving candidates from army (serving and retired) but also for the qualified civil candidates.
Nepalese Army has been providing free Medical treatment to retired army personnel, their dependents, and dependents of serving army personnel since-1976 and this expenditure is also ever increasing. Nepalese Army also provides free medical care to civilians during mass casualty situation whether it is due to internal conflict, road traffic accidents, earthquake, flood or landslides in the country. NAIHS aims to support substantially in all humanitarian activities so that free medical service to these beneficiaries continues perennially in the years ahead. Therefore all the funds generated by NAIHS will be used in the sustainment, development, research and expansion of health services and medical education.
The full execution of the making of NAIHS is divided in four distinct phases each of two years. The future endeavors being the College of Dentistry.
NAIHS- College of Medicine (COM) offers MBBS program comprising of 4.5 years of study and a year of internship. NAIHS- College of Nursing (CON) runs PCL nursing, BN and B.Sc.(Nursing).NAIHS- College of Medical polytechnic(COMP) runs PCL in Medical Lab Technology,PCL in General Medicine, Diploma in Pharmacy, Diploma in Radiology, Diploma in Physiotherapy. Shree Birendra Hospital (SBH) at Chhauni which is a 635 bedded multidisciplinary modern referral Hospital of Army serves as the center of excellence to undertake all clinical teaching/learning activities for these programs.
MBBS course which comprise of 4.5 years of study of various subjects of the medical science and a year of internship . It is an integrated course based on the curriculum of the Tribhuwan University, Institute of medicine. The clinical orientation also begins from the first semester of the program.