On 1st December 2017, BNMT Nepal celebrated 50 years of the Britain Nepal Medical Trust UK in Park Village Resort, Budhanilkantha. The 50th anniversary celebration program was held with the encouraging participation of distinguished representatives and stakeholders from the government, partner organizations, I/NGOs, BNMT Board andthe organizational staffs. The program was chaired by Dr. Gillian Holdsworth, with Chief Guest Dr. Rajendra Pant, Director General, Department of Health Services; Special Guest, His Excellency Mr. Richard Morris, British Ambassador to Nepal and Dr. Binod Man Singh Shrestha, Health Ministry; and guests Dr. KedarNarsingh KC, NTC Director, Dr. Raghav Dhital, BNMT UK Trustee and Mr. Mahesh Sharma, BNMT Nepal Chairperson.
In this occasion, Health Link Talk Series VIII was organized where the speakers were Dr. Dirgh Singh Bam, Former Acting Secretary for Health and Population and Prof. Andrew Ramsay, Division of Infection and Global Health, University of St Andrews,Scotland, United Kingdom. The speakers discussed on Success Story of Tuberculosis Control Programme in Nepal and BNMT and Tuberculosis: the global picture, WHO’s End TB Strategy and Nepal.