BNMT Nepal (Birat Nepal Medical Trust) is a Nepalese non-governmental organisation dedicated towards the improved health and well-being of Nepalese people. BNMT Nepal envisions a new Nepal where all Nepalese are aware of their basic rights and are able to live healthy and productive lives, in a safe environment without having to worry about food, income or security regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability or HIV status.
BNMT Nepal is built on the foundation of commitment, expertise and experience of the Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT UK), which has been working in Nepal since 1967. BNMT UK from its inception, has always lived with the principle of evidence based advocacy and operational research for designing its programmes and continuously monitoring, evaluation and fine-tuning its implementation strategies to reach the hard to population. BNMT’s work covers strengthening the capacity of local institutions in responding to community health needs, empowering communities, especially disadvantaged groups, in accessing and advocating for increased, improved, and equitable access to essential health services and developing innovative models and approaches that provide affordable and accessible quality health care services As a charitable, non-sectarian, nongovernmental organisation BNMT focuses on promoting universal coverage and health equity, accountability and effectiveness in the
Nepalese health sector. These principles have embedded into the practice of BNMT Nepal. BNMT Nepal is governed by a board of Nepalese nationals with diverse experience in health, livelihoods, climate change, and social and community development. The BNMT Nepal board and the BNMT UK senior management team have been mentoring and transferring their knowledge, skill and experiences to the newly formed BNMT Nepal over the last few years for the benefit of Nepalese people. BNMT UK continues to offer this oversight and mentoring to BNMT Nepal to ensure that BNMT Nepal can benefit from the partnerships, collaboration and success of BNMT UK and attain the vision of its board.
Mr. Suman Chandra Gurung, Director is responsible for the overall organisational management and the programmes.