Dipendra Khatiwada,
Dr. Dipendra Khatiwada,
Lecturer & Coordinator, Department of Community Medicine, College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur-10, Chitwan, Nepal
YPL Nomination 2018
Biography
Dr. Dipendra Khatiwada (born on 22nd September, 1984 in Jhapa, Nepal) completed MBBS degree in 2010 followed my MD degree in Community Medicine in 2017 from College of Medical Sciences under Kathmandu University, Nepal. Currently he is serving as Lecturer in the Department of Community Medicine, Coordinator of Community Health Services and Managing Editor of Journal of College of Medical Sciences, Member of Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Committee of College of Medical Sciences. As a Community Medicine graduate, his area of expertise includes Family Medicine, Epidemiology, Maternal and Child health including Reproductive health, Safe motherhood, CB-IMNCI and Immunization, Health Planning and Management and Health Research. Other area that includes the part of our 3 years MD residential training includes Nutrition, Occupational Health, Environmental health, Geriatrics, Communicable and Non-communicable diseases, Tropical and infectious disease and Disaster. These broad areas of knowledge and understanding puts him as a more dynamic professional than mere clinical practitioner. His activities include working with local government and central government and contribute for the improvement of health and wellbeing in the society, facilitate in the government programs and policies, take sessions on health and related subjects to various level of health professional. It includes areas like maternal and child health, infectious disease like tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, epidemics and health emergencies, disaster management, health planning and management, health research, quality improvement and medical education. He has been involved as resource person and facilitator in many workshops related to health research and scientific publication, infectious disease, mental health and epidemiological and health emergencies. He has many publications in his credit in national and international journals. In his early professional career, Dr. Dipendra Khatiwada has already contributed in the various areas of health. His activities and involvement in emergency health, health research and scientific publication and community medicine has been highly regarded. His participation and work with local and national level government health authorities, Epidemiology and disease control Division, World Health Organization, Nepal Health Research Council, Nepal Medical Association at various positions (External consultant, resource person and trainer) highlight his expertise and skills in the area. He's highly accredited in the society of Community Medicine Specialist for his active and result oriented activities. He's inclusion as a honorable member of Emergency Medicine Association of India, Member of World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) and Asia Pacific Association of Medical Editors (APAME) highlights his leadership skills at so young age. Dr. Dipendra is always motivated to work with various stakeholders, in diverse environment with wide range of people that can further enhance his skills and expertise in greater scale. As a Community Medicine specialist and Medical doctor, Dr. Dipendra Khatiwada highlights the need of multisectoral involvement in improvement of health issues of the community and country as a whole. He advocates the need of health professional to actively involve in the various dimension of health, may it be from prevention and promotion of health, treatment, rehabilitation or health management and administration and bring a whole new approach in the overall development of health sector in longer run.
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Curriculum Vitae
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