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Archaeologist uncovers rich history at Bradford's lost football ground
Forgotten home of Bradford Park Avenue, abandoned when club folded in 1974, hailed as ‘Angkor Wat of football’In his 40-year career as an archaeologist, Jason Wood has travelled the world, searching for Roman remains in Jordanian citadels and helping to restore royal palaces in Nepal. But his recent project was a little less exotic: digging up a patch of grass by some woods in Bradford.Ever since he was a small boy, Wood had been thinking about the site on Horton Park Avenue, across the road from the ornate Grand Mosque. He remembered his dad pointing out the overgrown grass where a football club had once stood...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 15, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd North of England editor Tags: Bradford UK news Archaeology Science Football Sport Source Type: news

Trailblazing all-girl cricket tournament calls for bowling out child marriage
TAULIHAWA, Nepal –" I often watch boys playing cricket on this ground. But today I caught a glimpse of girl cricketers in action, " said Irfan Darji, a 13-year-old spectator at the final match in a trailblazing girls ’ tournament in Tulihawa, Nepal, on 26 October.He found himself cheering for the Fewa team as local celebrity cricket commentator Nischal Shrivastav gave ball-by-ball commentary.“I thoroughly enjoyed their match,” Irfan said after the thrilling finale. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

The Nepal earthquake: use of a disaster to improve mental health literacy - Shakya DR.
People were not well prepared for the psychological aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal in April 2015. A higher rate of mental disorder was noted in the ensuing months and there was a need to develop psychosocial interventions, especially for those with p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Identification and treatment of Nepal 2015 earthquake survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder by nonspecialist volunteers: an exploratory cross-sectional study - Jha A, Shakya S, Zang Y, Pathak N, Pradhan PK, Bhatta KR, Sthapit S, Niraula S, Nehete R.
This study aimed to conduct a preliminary investigation of prevalence and feasibility of brie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Torrent Pharma to buy Unichem Labs' India business for $558 mln
(Reuters) - Torrent Pharmaceuticals said on Friday it would buy more than 120 brands from Unichem Laboratories in India and Nepal, and its manufacturing plant at Sikkim. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Torrent Pharma to buy Unichem Labs' India business for $558 million
(Reuters) - Torrent Pharmaceuticals said on Friday it would buy more than 120 brands from Unichem Laboratories in India and Nepal, and its manufacturing plant at Sikkim. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Torrent Pharma walks away with Unichem ’s domestic business for Rs 3,600 crore
The deal will put Torrent among the country ’s top five drugmakers. It will will also give Torrent access to 120 brands of Unichem in India and Nepal. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Solar suitcase
The development of solar-powered suitcases is helping babies in Nepal and in other countries without reliable power in rural areas. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depression among inmates in a regional prison of eastern Nepal: a cross-sectional study - Shrestha G, Yadav DK, Sapkota N, Baral D, Yadav BK, Chakravartty A, Pokharel PK.
This study aims to estimate the prevalence of depression among inmates and identify factors associated with it. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Developing World Faces Challenge of Large Ageing Population
This report too is limited in its scope, and is by no means a compendium of the vast amount of research that has been done on ageing and social security, and does not offer definitive solutions,” Fukuda added. “What it does aim to do is to clearly set out issues surrounding this topic and present critical views that can help Asian countries develop better policies for population ageing.”While sharing the details and findings of the policy brief, Fukuda said that it is necessary to strengthen the gathering of statistics, in particular the census system, and to establish family registration systems in order...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Amna Khaishgi Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Ageing Population Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Source Type: news

Global Campaign to Smoke Out Tobacco Firms from UN Body
A cigarette vendor in Manila sells a pack of 20 sticks for less than a dollar. Credit: Kara Santos/IPSBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Oct 19 2017 (IPS)The world’s tobacco companies – which have been widely ostracized in the UN system – may be ousted from one of their last fortified strongholds in the United Nations: the International Labour Organization (ILO). A letter signed by nearly 200 public health organizations and labour rights groups worldwide is calling on the Governing Body of the Geneva-based UN agency to expel tobacco companies from its subsidiary membership.“Tobacco companies victimize fa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nepalese girl with synaesthesia can smell colours
Deepti Regmi, from Nepal, believes that her strange talent comes from God. Footage taken of the youngster shows her identifying several colours by raising them to her nose and sniffing them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balance of power, domestic violence, and health injuries: evidence from demographic and health survey of Nepal - Roy Chowdhury S, Bohara AK, Horn BP.
A large literature has documented a complex and interdependent relationship between domestic violence, women empowerment, domestic risk factors, and violence-related health injuries. In this paper, we evaluate this relationship using data drawn from the Ne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Young women emerge as responders, leaders in Nepal flooding
Language EnglishRAUTAHAT, Nepal –Flooding in southern Nepal this August affected over a million people,displacing tens of thousands. The destruction was widespread in Rautahat District, where 20-year-old Priyanka Singh lives.Despite being forced from their homes by the disaster, Ms. Singh and her friends decided to take action to help their fellow villagers. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

The cancer-stress connection
It’s no secret that stress can be deadly. It weakens your immune system… It increases your risk of heart disease… But new research shows that stress can be particularly deadly for people with cancer. A recent study in Australia found that stress allows cancer to spread six times faster. Aussie researchers tracked breast cancer cells in mice. They tagged the cancer cells with a fluorescent marker. Then they used state-of-the-art imaging to see tumor cells that had spread into the lymph system.1 What they saw was remarkable… The images showed that stress increases the number and size of lymph ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Cancer Health heart disease immune system stress Source Type: news

Helicopter Rescue in Nepalese Jungle
It's the middle of the day and the Grande International Hospital (GIH) EMS hotline receives a call from a group of travelers who had been out trekking in a remote jungle near Pokhara, Nepal, and had overturned their vehicle. The GIH-based helicopter EMS (HEMS) air ambulance team is activated. With three sets of jump bags always ready to go, responders go through their checklist as a call back is made to the patient party for additional details: two French citizens were injured after a brake failure overturned their vehicle. Once the team is fully prepared to tackle their condition, responders quickly make their way from th...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - October 2, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sanjaya  Karki, MD, MBBS Tags: International Patient Care Columns Source Type: news

Disaster zones-should we be clowning around? - Ilan U, Davidov A, Mendlovic J, Weiser G.
Medical clowns have an important role in helping patients cope with their pain and distress. This is especially true in the pediatric population. However, their activity in a disaster area is unheard of. Following the Nepal earthquake in 2015, the Israeli ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Is economic dependence on the husband a risk factor for intimate partner violence against female factory workers in Nepal? - Dhungel S, Dhungel P, Dhital SR, Stock C.
This study aims to assess the association between several socio-economic factors and intimate partner violence (IPV) in Nepal. METHODS: A cross-sectional study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Emergency Access Initiative
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has activated the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) in response to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey which devastated Florida and several Caribbean islands, as well as parts of South Carolina, Texas, and Louisiana. The EAI is a collaborative partnership between NLM and participating publishers to provide free access to full-text from more than 650 biomedical journals and more than 4,000 reference books and online databases to healthcare professionals and libraries affected by disasters. It serves as a temporary collection replacement and/or supplement for libraries affected by disasters that...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - September 19, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness News from NLM/NIH Source Type: news

Inter-caste lovers' suicide pact - case report from Nepal - Atreya A, Shrestha M, Acharya J.
Discrimination on cultural and ethnic grounds is a crime in Nepal. [Caste Based Discrimination and Untouchability (Offence and Punishment) Act, 2068 (2011) * * There are two different dates which reflect the Bikram Sambat which is the official Hindu cale... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Why are healthy young men in America suddenly going deaf?
(Natural News) For some time now, Dave Hodges of the Common Sense Show has been reporting on strange events taking place in Northern Colorado. Last year, before the presidential election, Hodges reported on sightings of foreign mercenaries and elite military personnel from Nepal known as Gurkhas in that part of the state. He pointed out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Hurricane Irma Lashes Florida, an Expert Explains How Cities Can Boost Their Flood Defenses
After it had raged through the Caribbean, sucked the sea back from the Bahamas coast and devastated the tiny island of Barbuda, Hurricane Irma tore up the Florida panhandle Sunday night cutting power for four million people en route to Tampa. A map produced by the U.S. National Hurricane Center showed that along parts of the State’s southwestern coast storm surge flooding could surpass nine feet; already, parts of downtown Miami were a couple of feet underwater. “Pray for us,” Florida governor Rick Scott said in an interview as the hurricane began its assault on his state. Meanwhile, a thousand miles wes...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joseph Hincks / Hong Kong Tags: Uncategorized Floods Florida onetime weather Source Type: news

Hazardous child labor in Nepal: the case of brick kilns - Larmar S, O'Leary P, Chui C, Benfer K, Zug S, Jordan LP.
Hazardous child labor in Nepal is a serious concern, particularly in the brick kiln industry. Although a range of interventions have been implemented in Nepal to address hazardous child labor, there is a lack of research to both measure success and shape f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Thousands hit by malaria, dengue as South Asia's worst floods in a decade recede
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Thousands of people are suffering from an outbreak of diarrhea, malaria and dengue in Bangladesh and Nepal as the waters from the worst floods in a decade recede, officials and aid agencies said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Suicide in Nepal: a modified psychological autopsy investigation from randomly selected police cases between 2013 and 2015 - Hagaman AK, Khadka S, Lohani S, Kohrt B.
PURPOSE: Yearly, 600,000 people complete suicide in low- and middle-income countries, accounting for 75% of the world's burden of suicide mortality. The highest regional rates are in South and East Asia. Nepal has one of the highest suicide rates in the wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

16 million children affected by massive flooding in South Asia – UNICEF
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said today that an estimated 16 million children are in urgent need of life-saving support in the wake of torrential monsoon rains and catastrophic flooding in Nepal, India and Bangladesh. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - September 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Israel Rescue Coalition Sending Psychological First Aid Team To Help in Houston
Jerusalem - On Wednesday evening, the Israel Rescue Coalition (IRC) will mobilize and dispatch a team comprised of elite members of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit to Houston, Texas in order to provide mental and emotional stabilization to people who need it. The team includes Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and therapists and will be arriving in Houston early Thursday morning, local time. While not yet confirmed, there is a succinct possibility that a military psychologist from the IDF will be joining the group. “People need help on the ground,” said Dov Maisel, Director of Internat...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: Patient Care News Operations Source Type: news

Israel Rescue Coalition Sending Psychological First Aid Team To Help in Houston
Jerusalem - On Wednesday evening, the Israel Rescue Coalition (IRC) will mobilize and dispatch a team comprised of elite members of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit to Houston, Texas in order to provide mental and emotional stabilization to people who need it. The team includes Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and therapists and will be arriving in Houston early Thursday morning, local time. While not yet confirmed, there is a succinct possibility that a military psychologist from the IDF will be joining the group. “People need help on the ground,” said Dov Maisel, Director of Internat...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: Patient Care News Operations Source Type: news

Israel Rescue Coalition Sending Psychological First Aid Team To Help in Houston
Jerusalem - On Wednesday evening, the Israel Rescue Coalition (IRC) will mobilize and dispatch a team comprised of elite members of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit to Houston, Texas in order to provide mental and emotional stabilization to people who need it. The team includes Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and therapists and will be arriving in Houston early Thursday morning, local time. While not yet confirmed, there is a succinct possibility that a military psychologist from the IDF will be joining the group. “People need help on the ground,” said Dov Maisel, Director of Internat...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 30, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: Patient Care News Operations Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence during pregnancy and use of antenatal care among rural women in southern Terai of Nepal - Singh JK, Evans-Lacko S, Acharya D, Kadel R, Gautam S.
BACKGROUND: Underutilisation of antenatal care services due to intimate partner violence during pregnancy has been well documented elsewhere, but it is understudied in Nepal. Our study aimed at exploring the impact of intimate partner violence on antenatal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nepal floods put pregnant women and new mothers at risk
Language EnglishKATHMANDU, Nepal – Devastating floods have caused widespread displacement and destruction in southern Nepal, a disaster that has put pregnant women, post-partum mothers and other vulnerable women and girls at serious risk.Babita Rishidev spent hours wading through murky floodwaters with her 38-day-old baby before reaching a temporary shelter in Sunsari District. “My family lost everything we had,” said Ms. Rishidev. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Community mobilisation to establish a community cr èche to increase child supervision in rural Nepal (Safety-2016 abstract #699) - Pant PR, Ellis M, Deave T, Mytton J.
Background Injuries are among the leading causes of death and hospitalisation of children worldwide; 90% of all injuries are unintentional. In 2010, over 900 children aged 1-4 years died from injuries in Nepal; the extent of non-fatal injuries is unknown. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Developing educational package on child injury prevention mobilising womens' groups in rural Nepal (Safety-2016 abstract #181) - Pant PR, Ellis M, Deave T, Mytton J.
Background Non-fatal injuries are many times more common than fatal injuries and may lead to lifelong consequences in children. Lack of child injury surveillance system hinders evidence generation in a low-income setting. Children in rural Nepal are expose... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Earthquake 2015 in Nepal, an experience at Bir Hospital, Kathmandu (Safety-2016 abstract #218) - Bajracharya AR.
BACKGROUND On 25th April 2015 Nepal experienced earthquake of 7.8 Rector scale followed by another one of 6.8 Rector Scale next day with epicentre near Kathmandu. More than 9,000 people died, 25,000 injured, 200 missing, 500 000 houses collapsed. Big after... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Nepal outlaws menstruation huts, but what will take their place?
Radhika Kami lives with her family of six in a traditional mud-and-brick house in a rural village in Nepal's Kanchanpur district -- for most of the year. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Text Message Alerts Prove Life Saver in Flood-hit Nepal Text Message Alerts Prove Life Saver in Flood-hit Nepal
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Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Determinants of resilience among people who sustained spinal cord injury from the 2015 earthquake in Nepal - Bhattarai M, Maneewat K, Sae-Sia W.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To assess the level of resilience, compare resilience by demographic and injury-related characteristics, and identify significant determinants of resilience in Nepalese people who sustained spinal co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How To Protect Your Eyes During The Solar Eclipse
BOSTON (CBS) – On Monday, August 21, all eyes will be on the solar eclipse, a spectacular sight, but even though the sun will be shaded, it will still be dangerously bright. As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, if you have the right protection, you can safely enjoy the rare show. “I’ve never seen an eclipse before but I’ve heard it’s a cool experience,” says 22-year-old Simon Archambault who plans to watch Monday’s solar eclipse with a bunch of friends in Boston, but he knows he’s taking a risk. “I heard you can go blind,” he admits. RELATED: Where To Watch Eclipse Yo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Solar Eclipse solar glasses Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of domestic violence among pregnant women attending routine antenatal care in Nepal - Rishal P, Pun KD, Darj E, Joshi SK, Bj ørngaard JH, Swahnberg K, Schei B, Lukasse M, Schei B, Bjørngaard JH, Darj E, Infanti JJ, Lund R, Lukasse M, Swahnberg K, Campbell JC, Joshi SK, Koju R, Pun KD, Wihewardene K, Perera DC, Muzrif MMM.
Aims: The primary aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of domestic violence (DV) and its associated factors among pregnant women in Nepal. The secondary aims were to investigate disclosure of DV by women to health-care personnel and to assess whe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Analysing news media coverage of the 2015 Nepal earthquake using a community capitals lens: implications for disaster resilience - Dhakal SP.
South Asia is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to natural disasters. Although news media analyses of disasters have been conducted frequently in various settings globally, there is little research on populous South Asia. This paper begins to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

People In Nepal Used To Think Vultures Were Bad Luck. Not Anymore
The number of vultures in South Asia has plummeted. But "restaurants" to feed rescued chicks and wild vultures are good for the birds — and for the local economy.(Image credit: Mary Plage/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Danielle Preiss Source Type: news

Community health workers and disasters: lessons learned from the 2015 earthquake in Nepal - Fredricks K, Dinh H, Kusi M, Yogal C, Karmacharya BM, Burke TF, Nelson BD.
Introduction The Nepal earthquake of 2015 was a major disaster that exacted an enormous toll on human lives and caused extensive damage to the infrastructure of the region. Similar to other developing countries, Nepal has a network of community health work... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Nepal strengthens laws against dowry, menstrual exile
Nepal has strengthened laws against demanding dowry payments and exiling menstruating women in an effort to improve women's safety and equality (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why Breastfeeding Is One of the “Smartest Investments” for All Countries
May 18, 2017. A combined group of South Sudanese refugees and Ugandans take part in a class about breast feeding. Nyumanzi Refugee Settlement, Adjumani District. Conflict and famine in South Sudan have led to an exodus of refugees into Uganda. Credit: JAMES OATWAY/UNICEFBy Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Aug 8 2017 (IPS)The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released new findings on the economic gains—besides the obvious health benefits—of breastfeeding. Hailing the practice as an investment that ought to be supported by governments, the UN estimates that 4.70 dollars can push up rates of breastfe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roshni Majumdar Tags: Aid Democracy Education Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and determinants of frailty and associated comorbidities among older Gurkha welfare pensioners in Nepal - Devkota S, Anderson B, Soiza RL, Myint PK.
We examined data from "... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

World Still Lagging on Indigenous Rights 10 Years After Historic Declaration, UN Experts Warn
Women from Nepal's indigenous tribe. Credit: Mallika Aryal/IPSBy Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine, Albert K. Barume and Victoria Tauli-CorpuzGENEVA / NEW YORK, Aug 7 2017 (IPS)The world’s indigenous peoples still face huge challenges a decade after the adoption of an historic declaration on their rights, a group of United Nations experts and specialist bodies has warned. Speaking ahead of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 9 August, the group says States must put words into action to end discrimination, exclusion and lack of protection illustrated by the worsening murder rate of human rights de...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine and Victoria Tauli-Corpuz Tags: Aid Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights Labour TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Self-determination theory and risk behavior in a collectivistic society: preventing reckless driving in urban Nepal - Ranjit YS, Snyder LB, Hamilton MA, Rimal RN.
Traffic road accidents are one of the leading causes of mortality in Nepal and around the world. Drivers in Nepal are not adequately educated about road safety rules. Road conditions are chaotic as traffic regulations are also not strictly enforced. Public... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Child maltreatment in Nepal: prevalence and associated factors - Kandel P, Kunwar R, Karki S, Kandel D, Lamichhane P.
OBJECTIVES: Child maltreatment is a global public health problem. There is limited information about this problem in low-income countries. We aimed to document the prevalence and factors associated with physical punishment of children less than 14 years of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Saving Vultures With Nepal's 'Vulture Restaurant'
A unique conservation attempt is underway in Nepal to save vultures that have nearly been decimated through much of South Asia over the past few decades. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Danielle Preiss Source Type: news

Maternal, newborn, and child health after the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: an investigation of the long-term gendered impacts of disasters - Brunson J.
Introduction Natural disasters in resource-poor countries have differential effects on socially disadvantaged groups such as women. In addition to the acute reproductive health needs of women during the immediate response phase of a disaster, research sugg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news