Health Institution Operation Standards 2077

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Health Institution Operation Standards 2077 has endorsed by The Government of Nepal,  Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP). These standards also provide guidance for new health institution establishment, operation, upgrade and other requirements.

Rule 11 of the Public Health Service Regulation, 2077, sub-rule (5) of rule 12 and sub-rule of rule 13 The Ministry has issued the following criteria for the implementation of the provisions of Schedule 8 relating to (3) using the authority given by Article 64 of the Public Health Services Act, 2075 BS.

The name of this standard is “Health Institution Operation Standard, 2077”.


Eye Care Services in Health Institution Operation Standards 2077

Standards for therapeutic services on 25-50 bedded general hospital OPD there should be General Eye Care Services.

Guideline for eye institution in general hospital

Standards for Human Resource management in clinical services

Eye Care Practitioners Management Standards 

In 5,10,15 bedded hospital, there is no provision of eye care services. General hospital having 25-bed services have to provide basic eye care services where an ophthalmic assistant will provide eye care services whereas above general hospital 50 bedded and more will have to provide eye care services by Ophthalmologist, optometrist and Ophthalmic assistant. The details of the Human Resource standard for eye care professionals are as follows.


Post 5,10,15 Bed Hospital General Hospital 25 Beds General Hospital 50 bed General Hospital 100-300 Bed Specialist Hospital (Minimum 100 Bed) Specialized Hospital min 50 Bed Health Science Academy / Teaching Hospital
Ophthalmologist 1 1 1 1
MO/ Optometrist 1 1/1 1/1 1/1
Ophthalmic Assistant 1 1 2 2 2

Source: page 14 and 16 of the standard. 


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In this standard, there is no updates and changes on the eye hospital establishment and upgrade the standard of 2070. GUIDELINE FOR HEALTH INSTITUTION ESTABLISHMENT, OPERATION & UPGRADE STANDARD – 2070

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