Analysis of the Socio-Economic Consequences of Cancer in Nepal

In developing countries especially due to data scarcity, studies estimating the economic burden of a rapidly growing non communicable disease, cancer is rare. Our project funded by the American Cancer […]

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Can Social Networks Help Improving the Emotional Health of Cancer Patients?

In the context of developing countries, chronic illness is one of the dominant health burdens, and cancer is responsible for majority of the deaths. This study tries to understand how […]

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Development of Health Communication & Educational Intervention Tools to Enhance Awareness, Access and Cost Effectiveness of HPV Vaccination in Nepal

The aim of the project is to use health communication and educational intervention tools to enhance awareness, access and cost effectiveness of HPV vaccination in Nepal. Using the urban-rural setting […]

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Menstruation as a Major Stressor in Adolescence & It’s Impacts on School Absences

Much anecdotal evidence exists from surveys and interviews that girls throughout the developing world, and in particular Nepal, face many hardships with menstruation due to a number of constraints, many […]

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mHealth Innovations for Nepali Adolescents & Potential Indirect Mental Health Costs

There is a growing trend to use mobile-based mental health interventions to combat high suicide and bullying rates in Nepal within adolescent populations, where 11.8% of the population is estimated […]

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Understanding smoking and smokeless tobacco usage in Siddharthanagar, Province Five, Nepal

Following the Tobacco Product Control and Regulation Act (TPCR) of 2010, several regulations have been enacted to reduce tobacco prevalence in Nepal. One such regulation adopted to curb tobacco prevalence […]

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Groundwater Arsenic Contamination

In May 2014, a team of researchers farsenicrom Yale University and the Nepal Study Center of the University of New Mexico designed a field research study to assess the impact […]

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Public Preference for Improved Danda River Eco-systems

Variations in climate eco system and changes in land use patterns through urbanization are likely to have significant impacts on ecosystem structure, functions and dynamics as a whole. Through our […]

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