Dr. Rajendra Pant started his career as a Medical Officer at several district hospitals of Nepal. He has been involved as a Medical Superintendent at District Hospital Dhading; National Consultant, Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination Program, UNICEF; Senior Hospital and Public Health Administrator; Central Regional health Directorate; Director, National TB Center; Director, Mid Western Regional Health Directorate; and Director, Child Health Division, Department of Health Services. At present he is the Director General, Department of Health Services, Ministry of Health in Nepal.
Dr. Pant received his MBBS degree from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh, Diploma in Tuberculosis Control and Epidemiology, RIT, Japan and diploma in TB and Chest Diseases from Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan. He has completed his MPH degree from The Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, USA and received Certificate in Humanitarian Assistant (Emergency Public Health for Refugees and Displaced Persons) from School of Hygiene and Public Health.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Public Health. His recent work involves directing, planning, monitoring, supervision, financial and general administration of all health programs and activities of Nepal.