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Discussion Program on COVID-19

  Mar 16, 2020

The discussion program on COVID-19 was organized by DPNet-Nepal on 16th March 20220. The program was chaired by Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa, Chairperson of DPNet-Nepal. Representatives of member organizations of DPNet-Nepal and technical advisers were present in the interaction program. The main aim of the program was to share the initiation taken by member organizations about COVID-19, major updates and to discuss the way forward what DPNet-Nepal can do as a network to be prepared for the pandemic virus.

The discussion concluded with the following points:

  • Collection of relevant and important materials from the Ministry of Health and Population and disseminate those documents among wider networks in order to reach the community and the household level.
  • Requested member organizations to report the unfair market-related information to the DPNet-Nepal/concerned authorities to avoid the artificial crisis of goods in the market.
  • DPNet-Nepal in close contact with the NDRRMA and concerned government agencies will conduct activities related to COVID-19.
  • DPNet-Nepal will develop sample “organizational level emergency plan” and “work from home guideline” focusing on Pandemic diseases for the reference of member organizations.