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Organization Contact Information

Name: Birat Nepal Medical Trust
Street 1: Kathmandu Ward No 2
Street 2:
City: Kathmandu
Post Code:
Country: Nepal
Phone: 0097714436434
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Suman Chandra
Last Name: Gurung
Title: Programme Coordinator
Phone: 0097714428240

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Rajesh
Last Name: Parajuli

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
BNMT Nepal is built on the foundation of commitment, expertise and experience of the Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT UK) which has been working in TB prevention and control in Nepal since 1967.

Our vision and mission are as follow:

Improved health and wellbeing of Nepalese people.

To ensure equitable access to quality health care and enabling environment for socially and economically disadvantaged people.

BNMT Nepal has been involved in various aspects in TB control in Nepal. Besides its outreach work in identification of new TB cases, BNMT Nepal manages the Regional TB Quality Control Laboratory of the Eastern Region in Nepal.
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nepal
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
BNMT Nepal has been involved in active case finding in 15 districts of the country, the very successful approach which has recently been adopted by the Nepal National TB Program.

In addition, we are also involved in supporting smaller TB outreach clinics and community volunteers.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nepal
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nepal


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Support to local community based clinic and volunteers providing treatment.

Implementation of TB-HIV orientation and programmes.

Laboratory Strengthening:
BNMT Nepal manages the regional quality control laboratory for the Eastern Region in Nepal.

BNMT Nepal conducts operational research on TB. The recent research on Smoking cessation amongst TB patients has been published in the IJTLD.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 3, 2015
Last updated: March 20, 2015