Auxiliary Health Worker (AHW)

Last updated April 09, 2015

Sub Health Posts in Nepal are staffed by Auxiliary Health Workers (AHW), also known as Community Medical Assistants (CMA), who have had 18 months clinical training. These categories of staff are able to diagnose and treat the common illnesses in their area. 

Many of the more experienced ones have extensive clinical knowledge, sometimes more than the doctors to whom they refer.

Permanent Post in Government Institution of Nepal: Yes

Level:  स्वास्थ्य सेवाका चौथो तह तथा राजपत्र अनंकित द्वितीय श्रेणी (प्राविधिक)


  1. Passed AHW or CMA course  from recognized institution 
  2. स्वास्थ्य सेवा, हेल्थ इन्स्पेक्सन, अ.हे.व.मलेरिया इन्सपेक्टर पदको लागि ः– मान्यता प्राप्त शिक्षण संस्थाबाट अ.हे.व. वा सि.एम.ए. कोर्स उत्तीर्ण ।