ASIAN COLLEGE FOR ADVANCE STUDIES
Health education has pivotal bearing in attaining at least three of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) namely; reducing child mortality, improving maternal health and combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.
Promoting health education is imperative also in realizing the national objectives perceived by the health strategic plan of Nepal. It is in this perspective that the private sector has come forward to contribute in the promotion of health education, and Asian College for Advance Studies (ACAS) has made pioneering efforts towards this.
ACAS at a Glance
Asian Foundation Of Education & Research (AFER) established in 2005, is a professional organization. In the same year, under the AFER, Asian College for Advance Studies (ACAS) was established with the affiliation from Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal and started four year Bachelor level academic programs in Health Science namely, Bachelor in Public Health (BPH), Bachelor in Pharmacy (b. Pharm.), Bachelor of Seience in Nursing (BSN) and Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing (PBN). Since then 207 PBN, 117 BSN, 190 BPH and 137 B. Pharmacy graduates have sucessfully passed from the institution.
Presently, Asian college for Advance Studies is Owned by Sumeru Group of Organization. Clinical practicum in speciality sybject from nursing student is continuously exposed to Public/Private Hospital and Institution. Community field practicum for all Bachelor Level Programs is arranged in different districts and organization as per curricular requirement. We ever extended co-operation and coordination with IOM, Pharmaceutical industries, Pokhara University, TU and KU as Well.