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Dr PURUSHOTTAM NARAYAN SHRESTHA

Background

  • SHRESTHA, Dr PURUSHOTTAM NARAYAN was born on September 27, 1939 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

  • Education

    • Medical College, Amritsar, India, 1956-1961, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Harvard School of Public Health, United States of America, 1968-1969, Master of Public Health. Spoken languages: English, Newari, Nepali, Hindi.

    Career

    • Medical Officer, Global Program on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, World Health Organization since 1991. Medical Officer, Global Programme on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1987-1991. Professor & Project(s) Coord, Community Medical, Institute of Medical, Nepal, 1980-1987.

      Project(s) Chief, Smallpox Eradication Project(s), 1969-1979, Assistant Director, Community Health, 1966-1969, Medical Officer, various posts, 1963-1966, Ministry of Health, Nepal. House Officer, Surgery & Medical, Irwin Hospital, India, 1962.

    Membership

    Member: Nepal Medical Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Epidemiology, family health, primary health care, planning. Reading, music, films.

    Connections

    • Spouse Jinu, National of Nepal.
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    Born September 27, 1939
    Nationality

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