Medical Humanities in Nepal: Present scenerio

  • Ajaya Kumar Dhakal KIST Medical college
  • P Ravi Shankar Xavier University School of Medicine
  • Sanjaya Dhakal University of Alberta
  • Devendra Shrestha KIST medical college
  • Rano Mal Piryani KIST medical college

Abstract

Medical Humanities is a relatively new concept even in developed countries, and is at the infancy stage in low income countries like Nepal. Medical humanities modules in Nepal are being conducted in a few medical schools. Humanities have an essential role in medical education, the gap between the humanities and medicine has to be bridged and there should be continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities

Author Biographies

Ajaya Kumar Dhakal, KIST Medical college
Department of Pediatrics, Lecturer
P Ravi Shankar, Xavier University School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology, Professor
Sanjaya Dhakal, University of Alberta
Department of public health
Devendra Shrestha, KIST medical college
Department of Pediatrics
Rano Mal Piryani, KIST medical college
Department of medicine
Published
2014-03-31
How to Cite
Dhakal, A., Shankar, P., Dhakal, S., Shrestha, D., & Piryani, R. (2014). Medical Humanities in Nepal: Present scenerio. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 52(193), 751-754. https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.1187
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