Health information and intelligence management: an experience from COVID-19 at Patan Hospital, Nepal


Health information and intelligence are important components of health care system. Moreover they are very crucial during disaster management. Collecting right information at right time and delivering it to right target at right time is important during disaster. During COVID-19, at Patan Hospital, the information management has been done through external communication officer who is a part of hospital incident command system.

Keyword: COVID-19, health information, intelligence

Author Biography

Ashis Shrestha, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Nepal

Assistant Professor,  Department of General Practice and Emergency Medicine, COVID-19 External Communication Officer
Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal

COVID-19: Short Communication/ Perspective/ Viewpoint