Like in four other medical academies, the prime minister will hold the post of chancellor, while the education minister will be the pro-chancellor. Vice-chancellor will be appointed by the government.
Rapti Academy of Health Science (RAHS) was established in 2017 AD (2074 BS) as a state-hold entity located in Rapti Sub-regional Hospital -14, Ghorahi, Dang district of Nepal. This medical college founded by the Legislature-Parliament unanimously endorsed the ‘Rapti Health Science Academy Bill, 2074’ on the 10th October 2017. Following the government’s decision to open one state-owned medical college in each province, the bill was passed with the aim of converting the Rapti Sub-Zonal Hospital into Rapti Academy of Health Sciences. RAHS is a landmark step towards expanding health care facilities to the public in the region. It will also offer aspiring medical students in the region the opportunity to study and practice medicine close to their home.
RAHS will be a national leader in education, research, and patient care, recognized for supporting and empowering. its students and faculty to realize their passion for discovery, healing, health, and life and for its ability to transform medical education, health care, and research.
To inspire and educate individuals to be exemplary physicians, leaders in medicine, scholars in discovery and adopters in innovative technology to improve the health and well-being of all. The patient-centered mission is achieved by outstanding medical care and services, groundbreaking research, and leading-edge medical and biomedical education enriched in a diverse population.
Rapti Academy of Health Sciences (RAHS) has been established by an act of Parliament of Nepal with the following major aims: