KUMJ | VOL. 1 | NO. 4 | ISSUE 4 | OCT-DEC, 2003

Health resources and Internet with reference to HealthNet Nepal
Pradhan MR

Technologies with the ability to send information in a fast, efficient and cheap fashion, such as the Internet can
provide dramatic improvements in access to information, advice and care. This article discusses importance of
Internet, applications of Internet in providing information services in the health field. The Internet was developed in
western countries and the information flow is from North to South. But for decision making within a country,
information generated within a country is needed. For this, an organization like HealthNet Nepal is developed. The
article discusses the various services of HealthNet Nepal and discusses about its unique features as compared to
commercial ISPs.

Keyword : Internet; Discussion groups, Application of Internet