Rotary Club of Kathmandu North
Financing for Nepal
THE ROTARY CLUB OF KATHMANDU NORTH
Rotary Club of Kathmandu North Chartered on Dec 29, 1993 has widely participated in heath service activates. The club has been organizing regular dental problem in community and Balmandir students (around 16000 students ) and so on in association of Rotaract Club of Kathmandu Dental college , Rotaract club of Kathmandu Medical College and Rotaract Club of Reliance College.
Club's immunization Financing Fund set up immunization activities are focused where the club organized intercity meeting in soaltee Hotel in April 2009 on the subject " Immunization Financing" and a rally for pneumonia awareness in May 1010 with great success.
Our country Nepal has always lacking fund for financing various vaccines to be provided to children of Nepal resulting a lot of diseases to children of Nepal as we have been facing for decades . a set of vaccines costs USD 24 but Government of Nepal has been able to impact on the better supply of vaccine to the children of Nepal .
Rotary club of Kathmandu North (HO sangrila Hotel ) has initialed steps to collect fund for such deficit by setting up an immunization funs by putting seed money 162 thousand 2 years back in 2010 after a workshop at soaltee in support of Unicef and Sabbin Vaccine Institute .
Form our initiation. Government has initiated to formulate law relating to managing such funding and drafting relating policies.
Workshop held on " Sustainable immunization Financing : Role of Citi society Organizations " on Sunday , 20 November 2011 at Hotel Yak & Yeti , Kathmandu , Nepal now again Rotary Club of Kathmandu Kathmandu Sangrila in support of Unicef institute has organized a seminar on snday 20th Nov 2011 person participated from potarian including PDG Tirtha Mn Vydhya , Lion , auanicef, Sabbin Vaccine institute , WHO, Ministry of health , Ministry alleviation Fund , FNCCI , CNI AND THE BANKERS AND CORPORATE . PP
Ram Prasad Bhandari of Rotary Club of Kathmandu North and Health Committee Chair Rotary District , Dr. shyam raj Upreti , Director MoHP Vidhyadhar Mallik : Vice – president of Poverty Alleviation Fund of GON Nepal , Dr. Mike MCquestion from sabbin Vaccin Institute , Ram Singh lyer from om shanty Brahmakumari raj Yog , Lioon lAamsal , Multiple Lions Council , Chairperson , Dr. Paulon Frank , Acting WHO Reprentation Nepal , Dr. Will parks , UNICEF Deputy Representative , Lion Bharat Dhungel , Governor
Lion District 325A , Lion Raj Kumar Shrestha . Governor Lion District 325B Chartered President of Rotary Club of Kathmandu North , Rotarian Dr. Tika Mn Vaidhya, First and Past District Governor, Rotary District 3292 Presented and expresses and issues, on immunization Financing for Nepal .
This initiation is appraised internationally as a different mission of Rotary in general health up gradation through setting up immunization financing fund .
Rotarians, Lions, Janata Bank and many participants pledged for financial contribution to the immunization fund to be handed over to Government of Nepal as seed money. Dr. sudhir Khanal and Dr. Gyawali have played vital role as coordinator between Rotary. Lions and Government and other development agencies'. The workshop was ended with Fellowship diner.