Nepal Paediatric Society (NEPAS) is the professional, non-profit making, social welfare organization of the paediatricians of Nepal committed to strive for the overall development of the children of Nepal. Through support for child right issues, child health including preventive measures and professional upgrading and welfare of its members.
The Society was established in 1981 A.D. by a group of paediatricians working in Nepal. Since its inception it has played pivotal role in the development of community child health by it endorsement of child health policies strategies and interventions developed by WHO, UNICEF, USAID and other agencies working in the field of child health and also work closely with this agencies in establishment of ORT units training of health man power in ARI, diarrhea, malnutrition, breastfeeding, vitamin A and IMCI etc. On its own initiative the society established extended paediatric service in the suburbs of kathmandu valley in Bode, Thimi, clinic in Namgel School , Swayambu and High School Bode and it also runs free clinic in its premises in Pulchok Lalitpur.
It has played a major role in carrying out training for doctors and nurses for districts hospital in clinical management of diarrhea and ARI through a project sponsored by USAID in 1985