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One day dissemination workshop on Nepali website and Mobile application

One day dissemination workshop was conducted in Kathmandu on role of information technology, Nepali web site and mobile application-"manosamajiksuswasthya", and its essence to the literate people of community,

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Differentiating perceptions of intimate partner violence in Nepal

Perception of domestic violence is a frequently used indicator of women’s empowerment. It is, however, thought to be a binary variable, where women either justify wife beating or they do not.

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Awareness on Autism dismally low in Nepal

"My child could not speak even though he seemed to have no other problem. I took him to a hospital for diagnosis, but the doctor could not establish the reason for my child's silence," said Rachana Ghimire, a nurse and mother of autistic child.

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The role of mental health and psychosocial support nongovernmental organisations: reflections from post conflict Nepal

 Armed conflicts and other humanitarian crises impact mental health and psychosocial wellbeing.In contexts of overwhelming need and overstretched government health systems, nongovernmental organisations may play important roles.

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Pledge to save lives

by ASHLEY HAGAMAN, KANCHAN RAWAT, DR. SAGUN BALLAV PANT

Suicide is tragic. But there is something everyone can do to help prevent it. Globally, nearly one million people die by suicide each year, and every incident of completed suicide is accompanied by an estimated 20 attempted acts. Institutions like the World Health Organisation (WHO) urge us all take up a role in combating suicide.

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Mental Health after the Earthquake: Building Nepal’s Mental Health System in Times of Emergency

Mental Health after the Earthquake: Building Nepal’s Mental Health System in Times of Emergency

by Aidan Seale-Feldman and Nawaraj Upadhaya

In the months since the deadly earthquake, Nepal has seen an unprecedented abundance of mental health discourse and practice.From the government to local NGOs and from citizen initiatives to donor agencies, diverse actors have become involved in activities aimed at alleviating the trauma of earthquake survivors.

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