Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) has been established in 2011, by an Act of parliament of Nepal, in Jumla, to provide health services in easy way in backward (pichhadiyako) areas, to produce skilled health professionals & conduct research. The backward areas mentioned in act of KAHS are Humla, Jumla, Kalikot, Dolpa, Mugu districts of Karnali zone, Jajarkot district of Bheri zone & Bajura, Baghang & Achham districts of Seti zone in Nepal.
Karnali Academy of Health Sciences prepares the next generation of health professionals and leaders to become vital contributors to the delivery and advancement of health care to those who are marginalized and living in backward areas. Our mission is accomplished through educational excellence, innovative research, evidence-informed patient-centered care, public health advocacy, and collaborative community engagement.
KAHS is an autonomous health sciences university that visualize at providing interdisciplinary leadership for new directions in health promotion and wellness, as well as illness care and disease prevention at all levels, in the community and beyond through innovation in education, practice, research, and scholarship for Nepalese students, especially targeting to those who reside in backward and rural area as well as those who are socially marginalized. It will be a national centre for providing health services, prestigious centre for biomedical and health system research, centre for excellence in implementing complete total human development through \\\'health\\\' as main agenda in its neighboring teaching districts.