Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) is a autonomous body established under the Nepal Health Professional Council Act 2053.
The aim of this council is to register all the "health professionals" other than medical doctors and nurses according to their qualification; and bring them into a legal system as to make their services effective and timely, and in a scientific manner.
Functions, duties and powers of Council
The functions, duties and powers of the Council shall be as follows:
- To make necessary policies for smoothly operating the health profession related activities.
- To determine the curricula, terms of admission and policies on examination system of educational institutions imparting teaching and learning on health profession and evaluate and review the related matters.
- To determine the qualifications of health professionals and to provide for the registration of the names of health professionals having required qualifications.