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)