About the Founding Director

Dr. Subodh Kumar Pokharel, the Founding Director of NIHS is a renowned practitioner in the field of clinical sexology and sexo-therapy in Nepal and adjacent parts of India for last 22 years. He is the executive chairman of Mata Manakamana Arogya Kendra and Sexologist's Doctors Clinic, Kathmandu; which has got more than 15 affiliated clinics all over Nepal providing service and sex education to the general public in the field of sexology and reproductive health; Dhanawantari Ayurved Hospital and Research Centre Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu and Dharmeswor Hospital Pvt. Ltd., Dharampur (Saptari). He is at present a member of International Society for Sexomedicine. Academically, he has been awarded with fellowship by the South Asia Institute of Human Sexuality. He is a medical graduate (MBBS) of Dhaka University (1985) and he has also completed the requirements for M. Phil. (H.C.) and MHS of SAIHS.

He has published various articles and books about clinical sexology, sexotherapy and human sexuality.