Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences (NAIHS) is a not-for-profit medical education endeavor of the Welfare Fund of the Nepali Army established with a vision of developing skilled and professional human resources in the field of medical education by providing an optimal educational environment and improve the quality of medical service of Nepali Army and nation as a whole. It is managed by the Directorate General of Directorate of Welfare Planning of Nepali Army. Its advisory committee comprises of all relevant directorates of the Nepali Army under the leadership of the Chief of Army Staff(COAS).
NAIHS ensures medical education to the children of regular and retired army personnel, heroic death or death in line of duty and fully disabled army personnel as well as general public with the provision of fixed quotas. Under its three colleges (College of Medicine, College of Nursing, and College of Medical Polytechnic), NAIHS currently caters 19 Post Graduate courses , 5 Bachelor level programs (MBBS, Bsc. Nursing, BNS, BPH and BSc. MLT) and 6 diploma level programs (PCL nursing, General Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Lab technology and Diagnostic Radiology). For the academic year 2078/79, NAIHS has been allocated with MBBS-100, Bsc. Nursing-40, BNS-40, BPH-20 and BSc.MLT-12 seats. NAIHS aims to extend its Bachelor level programs like BDS, B. Pharm. etc, Masters level programs like MD/MS/MN and super specialization (DM/MCh) programs in the near future.