dgHealthCon - 2022

“Spectrum of Digital Healthcare in Developing Countries; Now, Next and Beyond”

- Digital Health Conference 2022 (dgHealthCon-2022) -

28- 29 November, 2022 Hotel Crowne Imperial, Kathmandu

Organized by B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in association with Geneva Digital Health Hub

Program Schedule

  1. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 8:45 AM

    Inaugural Session

    Master of Ceremony : Dr. Pramendra Prasad Gupta

  2. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 10:00 AM

    Disruptive, participative and frugal innovation in digital health is our next new normal

    Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler, Vice-Rector, University of Geneva, Switzerland

  3. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 10:45 AM

    Is the Government Health Sector Ready to Adapt and Adopt Digital Health Technology: from Ambition to Action

    Dr. Madan Kumar Upadhyaya, Chief, Quality Standard and Regulation Division, MoHP, Nepal

  4. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 11:00 AM

    Digital Healthcare in Developing Countries-an Aspect from WHO

    Mr. Paban Kumar Ghimire, National Professional Officer (HIS), World Health Organization - Nepal

  5. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 11:15 AM

    The Graph network ? a multidisciplinary network of public health experts

    Prof. Olivia Keiser, Head of division of Infectious Diseases and Mathematical Modelling, University of Geneva, Switzerland

  6. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 11:30 AM

    Digital Revolution in Healthcare: What Next?

    Dr. Prabhat Adhikari, Co-founder and CEO, Danphe Care

  7. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 11:45 AM

    Role of ICT in providing effective and efficient Digital Health Services

  8. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 12:00 PM

    Leading standards uptake and interoperability through Global Goods: open IMIS

    Panel Discussion, Er. Jagadish Rauniyar, Dr. Roshan Koju, Mr. Suresh Tinkari

  9. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 2:00 PM

    Digital Health Revolution-an APAN network Presentation

    Dr Tomohiko Moriyama, Director, Telemedicine Development Center of Asia, Japan

  10. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 2:15 PM

    Managing Cancer Pain with a Mobile App. Is It Useful?

    Dr. Abish Adhikari, Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Kathmandu Cancer Center

  11. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 2:30 PM

    TEleRehabilitation Nepal (TERN) for people with spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury: A feasibility study"?

    Dr. Raju Dhakal, Medical Director, Spinal injury Rehabilitation Centre, Nepal

  12. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 2:45 PM

    Role of social media and digital arena in modern day medical education

    Dr. Krishna Kumar Agrawal, Universal College of Medical Sciences and Teaching Hospital

  13. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 3:00 PM

    Lessons learned from co-designing and implementing public health interventions for unserved populations in developed and developing countries.

    Dr Uday Narayan Yadav, ANU College of Health & Medicine, The Australian National University

  14. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 3:15 PM

    A New Approach to Extract Meaningful Clinical Information from Medical Notes

    Dr. Rabindra Bista, Associate Professor, Kathmandu University

  15. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 3:30 PM

    A case study of a digital platform change to support national scale-up of digitally enabled Community Health Care in Nepal

    Mrs. Dikshya Sharma* & Mr. Sanjay Poudel, * Community Health Research Manager, Sambhav (Possible)

  16. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 2022 | 3:45 PM

    A BPKIHS Journey on Digital Health

    Dr. Pramendra Prasad Gupta, Associate Professor, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

  17. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 9:00 AM

    Embracing Metaverse in the Digital Healthcare Domain: Connecting dots between Mystery, Mastery and Medicine

    Prof. Dr. Narendra Bhatta, Professor, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

  18. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 9:15 AM

    Society is ready for using Digital Health Technologies ? is Academia prepared?

    Dr. Caroline Perrin Frank, Executive Director, Geneva Digital Hub, Switzerland

  19. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 9:30 AM

    Digital Game Based learning (DGBL) as Point-of-Care education tools for doctors; A Game Changer in Newborn Health Care

    Prof. Dr. Nisha Keshary Bhatta, Professor, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

  20. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 9:45 AM

    Sociotechnical & Ethical Dilemma of using Digital Health Technologies: Ambivalences from Clinicians Perspectives

    Dr. Subash Pyakurel, Meditech Director, Mediflow Solution Pvt. Ltd

  21. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 10:00 AM

    Nick Simons Institute: Enhancing Rural Health in Nepal since 2006.

    Dr. Mohammad Kasim Shah, Sr. Program Manager, Nick Simons Institute

  22. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 10:15 AM

    NSI in Digital Health

    Bikash Shrestha, Deputy Director, Nick Simons Institute

  23. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 10:45 AM

    Telemedicine in Nepal

    Dr. Niranjan Panta, Curative Service Division, DoHS

  24. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 11:00 AM

    Telemedicine in Nepal, Past Present and Future

    Dr. Uday Koirala, Head, Department of Surgery Kathmandu Model Hospital; President, Nepal Telemedicine Society

  25. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 11:15 AM

    Health Interface ? Next Generation Digital Healthcare Ecosystem

    Dr.Aasif Ali Siddiqui, Founder & CEO, Health Interface

  26. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 11:30 AM

    Usability testing & perceived usefulness of the Implementome in the context of Nepal: An interactive workshop.

    Workshop, Tsewang Gurung

  27. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 2:00 PM

    Assessing the status and opportunity of using digital tools for pandemic response in Nepal

    Hare Ram Bhattarai, GIZ NEPAL

  28. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 2:20 PM

    Digital Health Response to COVID-19 in Nepal

    Mr. Sudarshan Neupane* & Mr. Prakash Bohara, *Head of Country Office, Terre des hommes (Tdh)

  29. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 2:40 PM

    Digital Health Program of NSSD

    Ms. Bala Rai, Chief, Nursing Capacity Building Nursing and Social Security Division, DoHS

  30. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 2022 | 3:00 PM

    Digital Health Implementation in Hospitals of Nepal

    Mr. Sudish Shrestha, Software Engineering Lead, Nyaya Health Nepal (NHN)