Nepalese mountaineers become world's 1st to scale K2 in winter
A team of Nepalese mountaineers become the world's first to scale K2, the world's second-highest mountain, in winter, a Pakistani alpine... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does husband's alcohol consumption increase the risk of domestic violence during the pregnancy and postpartum periods in Nepalese women? - Bhatta N, Assanangkornchai S, Rajbhandari I.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence against women during pregnancy and the postpartum period not only violates the human rights of women but also harms on the health of both mother and child. Domestic violence is entrenching in social norms, customs and struct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Was an avalanche swarm responsible for the devastation at Mount Everest Base Camp during the April 2015 Nepal Earthquake? - Moore GWK, Cristofanelli P, Bonasoni P, Verza GP, Semple JL.
INTRODUCTION: An avalanche triggered by an earthquake on April 25, 2015, struck the Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) resulting in 15 deaths and over 70 injuries. Despite the common occurrence of avalanches in this region, little is known about their intensit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Nepal has plunged into a political crisis and renewed instability after President Bidhya Devi Bhandari dissolved parliament at the...
Nepal is staring at a constitutional crisis after PM KP Sharma Oli dissolved parliament in a bid to counter discord within the ruling party. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intersectional vulnerability in post disaster contexts: lived experiences of Dalit women after the Nepal earthquake, 2015 - Arora S.
Discourses in disaster studies have seen a paradigm shift from hazard centric to people focussed approaches. 'Social vulnerability' has been the key to understanding experiences of people and communities with respect to disasters. Through a narrative ethno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The prevalence of gender inequalities and violence in the eastern Nepal - Dahal P, Joshi SK, Swahnberg K.
Background Gender inequality and gender based violence is more established in societies with stratification and stronger gender norms. OBJECTIVE To determine prevalence of gender violence, perception on gender issues and awareness on sexual traffic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

IVI-SK's new typhoid conjugate vaccine meets primary endpoints in phase III study in Nepal
(International Vaccine Institute) Vi-DT typhoid conjugate vaccine, developed jointly by the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and SK bioscience, has met the primary endpoints in a phase III study in Nepal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mount Everest Has A New Height From China And Nepal Survey
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mount Everest has grown taller
China and Nepal jointly announced a new official height for Mount Everest on Tuesday, ending a discrepancy between the two nations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mount Everest Grew Two Feet in Height, Say China and Nepal
In a sign of their increasingly close ties, the two countries jointly announced a new measure that makes the peak more than two feet taller. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Persons With Disabilities Among Worst Affected by Coronavirus
A 9-year-old girl plays on a seesaw in a new inclusive playground built in her school in Za’atri Refugee Camp in Jordan. Credit: UNICEF/Christopher HerwigBy Simone GalimbertiKATHMANDU, Nepal, Dec 4 2020 (IPS) The 13th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) that was initially supposed to be held in New York back in June recently wrapped up with the final session coinciding with the International Day of People with Disabilities, whose theme, this year was on the issue of building back better inclusively. In the context of Covid -19, this means creating accessible and sustainable post pandemic pathways of s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Simone Galimberti Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

IVI, ROK's GDEF join forces to provide OCV to 540K people at risk of cholera in Nepal & Mozambique
(International Vaccine Institute) The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and the Republic of Korea's Global Disease Eradication Fund (GDEF) have agreed to conduct joint projects to fight cholera, which include vaccination for a total of approximately 540,000 people at risk of cholera in Nepal and Mozambique. KOICA GDEF is providing a grant of US $8.05 million to support the project entitled 'Enhancing Cholera Control' (ECHO). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Serious injury and its correlates among school going adolescents in Nepal: a cross-sectional study - Pandey AR, Neupane T, Chalise B, Chaudhary S, Shrestha N, Bista B.
BACKGROUND: Injury-related mortality and morbidity, a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, is common among adolescents.   However, there is insufficient information on the status and factors responsible for injury among adolescents in Nepal. He... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tobacco Industry Capitalizes on Pandemic to Increase Influence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
By Jennie Lyn ReyesBANGKOK, Thailand, Nov 20 2020 (IPS) While the COVID-19 pandemic has elevated public health to a top priority in every country in the world, it has left many poorly resourced governments receptive to any and all aid that can provide immediate assistance to help their people. The pandemic pandemonium has provided unprecedented opportunities for the tobacco industry to boost its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities to get closer to health and senior government officials. Using charity to gain access to senior officials, foster good ties, and gain political capital to influence and interfere w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jennie Lyn Reyes Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tobacco Use Places Smokers at an Even Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19 Disease
By Jennie Lyn ReyesBANGKOK, Thailand, Nov 20 2020 (IPS) While the COVID-19 pandemic has elevated public health to a top priority in every country in the world, it has left many poorly resourced governments receptive to any and all aid that can provide immediate assistance to help their people. The pandemic pandemonium has provided unprecedented opportunities for the tobacco industry to boost its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities to get closer to health and senior government officials. Using charity to gain access to senior officials, foster good ties, and gain political capital to influence and interfere w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jennie Lyn Reyes Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

In the face of ridicule: one woman ’s fight to bring sanitation to a Nepalese village
4.2 billion people are living without access to safely managed sanitation, putting them at increased risk of catching a host of infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, cholera, and typhoid. On this year’s World Toilet Day, which is marked on 19 November, we look at how Ratna Khawas has fought ridicule and tradition to improve hygiene in her Nepalese village, with the help of the UN. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Push Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians' High Heart Risks Push Is On in US to Figure Out South Asians' High Heart Risks
South Asian Americans -- people with roots in Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and the Maldives -- have a disproportionately higher risk for heart disease.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 19, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Home-related and work-related injuries in Makwanpur district, Nepal: a household survey - Pant PR, Deave T, Banstola A, Bhatta S, Joshi E, Adhikari D, Manandhar SR, Joshi SK, Mytton JA.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiology of home-related and work-related injuries, their mechanisms, inequalities and costs associated with these injuries. METHODS: A household survey was undertaken in three palikas of Makwanpur district between April ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Verbal abuse among nurses working in a Nepalese government hospital - Lamichhane A, Bae SH.
Verbal abuse among nurses is the most prevailing type of violence encountered by nurses. A cross-sectional research design was used to identify the characteristics of verbal abuse among nurses. A self-administered questionnaire was completed by 201 nurses ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

A qualitative examination of alcohol use and IPV among Nepali couples in a violence prevention intervention - Kalk T, Shrestha B, Shrestha PN, Ferguson G, Bergenfeld I, Robbin Z, Clark CJ.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) impacts the physical and mental health of one in three women globally, with equally high rates in rural Nepal. The risk of physical violence, stalking, harassment, and homicide between intimate partners increases when alcoho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Understanding 'trafficking vulnerabilities' among children: the responses linking to child protection issues in Nepal - Adhikari SD, Turton J.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss child trafficking in Nepal within the broader framework of child protection. It examines both individual (gender, ethnicity and caste) and structural (their experiences in relation to work, migration, education and l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Disregarding Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The focus of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which falls on 3 December, is the link between the empowerment of people living with disability, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UN’s blueprint for a better future for people and the planet. Credit: UN NewsBy Shudarson Subedi and Simone GalimbertiKATHMANDU, Nepal, Oct 15 2020 (IPS) The lack of consistency and a patchy approach undermines the Government of Nepal’s credibility in fulfilling the rights of persons with disabilities. One step forward and several steps back. If we want to describe the current progress being made by...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shudarson Subedi and Simone Galimberti Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

An increase in suicides amidst the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in Nepal - Pokhrel S, Sedhai YR, Atreya A.
[Abstract unavailable] Keywords: Covid-19 Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Scaling Up SDG4 in Crises
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Oct 9 2020 (IPS) Out of global crises spring opportunities for change. In crisis, change is not an option. It is a necessity. And, as Plato famously noted: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is an invention that sprang out of crisis and was borne of necessity. Yasmine SherifEducation Cannot Wait was conceived as a direct response to the lack of financial resources and crisis-sensitive approaches needed to address the learning crisis for 75 million vulnerable children and adolescents impacted by armed co...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraV Source Type: news

COVID-19 outbreak and suicides in Nepal: urgency of immediate action [letter] - Acharya SR, Shin YC, Moon DH.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Exploring the prevalence and correlates of substance abuse amongst the adolescents of Dharan, Eastern Nepal - Chapagain K, Rai D, Koirala B, Rauniyar GP.
BACKGROUND: The burden of substance abuse amongst the youths has increased worldwide including Nepal. There is limited data on prevalence of substance abuse among the adolescents. Hence this study aims to determine the prevalence of substance abuse amongst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiology of femur fractures in children: a descriptive cross sectional study based on a rural population of Nepal - Rokaya PK, Karki DB, Rawal M, Limbu D, Acharya BD, Bhandari PB.
INTRODUCTION: Femur fracture in children is one of the most common lower limb fractures which require inpatient care. The aim of this study is to determine the epidemiology of femoral shaft fractures in children from a rural population of Karnali Nepal. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Mitigating violence against women and young girls during COVID-19 induced lockdown in Nepal: a wake-up call - Dahal M, Khanal P, Maharjan S, Panthi B, Nepal S.
Nepal, a South Asian country, was in nationwide lockdown for nearly three months in 2020 with partial restrictions still in place. Much worryingly, COVID-19 induced restrictions have confined women and young girls in their home, increasing the risk of dome... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

India launches programme to strengthen clinical trial research capacity of vaccines in neighbouring countries
The training programme which will extend for about six to eight weeks will see participation of investigators, epidemiologists, clinicians and representatives from different departments from Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Afghanistan. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stillbirths have surged up to 50 percent amid COVID-19 lockdowns
In Nepal, stillbirths surged by 50 percent between late March and late May, according to a study of 20,000 women. One in every four US women hospitalized for COVID-19 was pregnant, CDC found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nepal protesters defy virus lockdown, clash with riot police
Thousands of protesters defying a government coronavirus lockdown to take part in an religious festival have clashed with riot police in Nepal, leaving several people injured (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Technology Meets Creativity on Women ’s Empowerment Platform
Artist Ayushi Chauhan’s painting on the Fuzia website. Credit: https://www.fuzia.com/By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 1 2020 (IPS) Eight years ago, and at the age of 11, Fuzia co-founder Riya Sinha decided to start the online platform for girls and women. Her story and Fuzia’s DNA are intrinsically wrapped around each other – and highlight how even in the age of feminism where women’s voices tend to be drowned out, a platform for them can become a global success. Sinha in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service explains that Fuzia, with 4-million majority-female followership, was started after ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Arts Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Antenatal-based pilot psychosocial intervention to enhance mental health of pregnant women experiencing domestic and family violence in Nepal - Sapkota D, Baird K, Saito A, Rijal P, Anderson D.
This study evaluated the effect of a counseling and education intervention on the mental health and help-seeking behaviors among pregnant women livin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Correlates of bullying victimization among school adolescents in Nepal: Findings from 2015 Global School-Based Student Health Survey Nepal - Neupane T, Pandey AR, Bista B, Chalise B.
BACKGROUND: Bullying is an emerging risk factor for poor mental health outcomes adversely affecting children and adolescents. However, it has rarely caught the attention of the health and education sector due to lack of evidence in many countries including... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Disasters and "conditions of possibility": rethinking causation through an analysis of Nepal earthquakes - Liechty M.
What causes a disaster's aftermath? Scholars have increasingly turned toward historical approaches that link outcomes to pre-disaster sociopolitical dynamics. Disasters lead to "critical junctures" that "trigger" events unfolding in the disaster's wake. In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Recurrent mass hysteria in schoolchildren in Western Nepal - Poudel R, Aich TK, Bhandary K, Thapa D, Giri R.
AIM: The aim was to study the clinical presentation and factors contributing to "recurrent mass hysteria" among rural schoolgoing children. Materials and Methods: A visit to a school in a remote hilly district of Puythan, Nepal, was carried out to asse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

COVID-19 Sharpens Caste Discrimination in Nepal
Kalpana Nagari and Kalawati Auji from Godavari Municipality who face double discrimination from society for being Dalit and because their relatives tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from India. Credit: UNNATI CHAUDHARYBy Unnati ChaudharyKAILALI, Nepal, Aug 14 2020 (IPS) Across Nepal, it is the already under-served and vulnerable who have been affected by the prolonged lockdowns. But it is the Dalit returnees from India who have tested positive and their families who face double discrimination. The Ministry of Health issues a daily tally of COVID-19 cases, but no one is counting the poorest of the poor who are dy...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Unnati Chaudhary Tags: Headlines Health Migration & Refugees Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Plastic Pandemic
The COVID-19 crisis has unleashed a plastic pandemic, reversing the achievement of a decade of activism against single-use plastic worldwide, including Nepal. Credit: BIKRAM RAIBy Sonia Awale and Ramesh KumarKATHMANDU, Aug 3 2020 (IPS) The coronavirus pandemic was a respite for nature everywhere. The air was cleaner, trekking trails were pristine, the summit of Mt Everest was deserted, and worldwide carbon emission dipped by -26%. However, there are dark clouds in that silver lining. The COVID-19 crisis has unleashed a plastic pandemic, reversing the achievement of a decade of activism against single-use plastic worldwide,...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sonia Awale and Ramesh Kumar Tags: Asia-Pacific Environment Headlines Health COVID-19 Source Type: news

Detection of risk for depression among adolescents in diverse global settings: protocol for the IDEA qualitative study in Brazil, Nepal, Nigeria and the UK - Wahid SS, Pedersen GA, Ottman K, Burgess A, Gautam K, Martini T, Viduani A, Momodu O, Lam C, Fisher HL, Kieling C, Adewuya AO, Mondelli V, Kohrt BA.
INTRODUCTION: Globally, depression is a leading cause of disability among adolescents, and suicide rates are increasing among youth. Treatment alone is insufficient to address the issue. Early identification and prevention efforts are necessary to reduce m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When sexual offence is an unexpected diagnosis - exploration of medical, legal and social aspects in Nepalese scenario - Atreya A, Shrestha R, Nepal B, Nepal S, Shrestha D, Mahato S.
In Nepal, following allegations of sexual assault, the survivor is taken by the police to a Government Hospital for medical examination and sample collection. To provide an integrated service to survivors of gender-based violence, a One-Stop Crisis Managem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perceived Conflicting Desires to Delay the First Birth: A Household-Level Exploration in Nepal
CONCLUSIONSHelping couples to sort through conflicting fertility norms and desires may be important to delay childbearing when desired. Programs should engage all household members, and work to increase couples' and household communication to address misperceptions about fertility desires. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - July 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

One-size does not fit all for post-disaster recovery, PSU study finds
(Portland State University) A new Portland State University study that followed 400 households after the 2015 Nepal earthquakes provides insight into better understanding the factors that contribute to resilience and change in short-term rural natural disaster recovery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Include Indigenous People in COVID-19 Response
Credit: Nidwan.By Pratima GurungKATHMANDU, Jul 28 2020 (IPS) In Nepal the COVID-19 crisis has been especially hard on indigenous peoples. We had to learn a new vocabulary and use words like quarantine, self-isolation, hand sanitizers and social distancing. We also had to respect rules that did not previously apply to our lives. Indigenous peoples are not used to washing their hands all the time because our culture is so much closer to Mother Earth and because much of the time we don’t have running water. The situation has been even more difficult for indigenous persons with a disability, like me. I cannot keep my so...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Pratima Gurung Tags: Asia-Pacific Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights Source Type: news

Appraisal of burden of caregivers to chronically rehabilitated patients with spinal cord injuries in a tertiary neurological center in Nepal - Munakomi S, Bajracharya A, Gurung S, Dewan M, Joshi NP, Mishra A, Dhamala K, Shrestha S, Bharati K, Grasso G.
The care of a patient with a spinal cord injury is part of healthcare systems. It causes a substantial physical and emotional drain on the caretakers who often are in short supply and thus may lack adequate training, preparation, and support. Long hours of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hallucinogenic Himalayan honey: the next poison? - Due ñas-Laita A, Pérez-Castrillón JL, Dueñas-Ruiz A.
In 2019, the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition published a note informing about the commercialization in Spain, via the internet, of rhododendron honey from the Himalayas (sacred honey from Nepal). Approximately the price in origin (Nepal) is $ ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Latest: Nepal ends 120 days of coronavirus lockdown
Nepal’s government has ended lockdown 120 days after it was imposed to control the spread of coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Shattered dreams and stolen childhood: a study of child labour and child rights in restaurants and hotels of Pokhara, Nepal - Upadhyay P.
Nepal is committed to end child labour expressed by the ratification of ILO convention and its national plan of action for children and Master Plan to end child labour. However, the 'wicked problem' of child labour is increasing at an alarming rate in urba... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A study on incidence and patterns of acute poisoning cases in an emergency department of western region of Nepal - Acharya K, Kandel IS, Gupta S, Poudel SD.
The objective of our study is to evaluate the incidence and pattern of acute poisoning cases admitted to the Gandaki Medical Teaching Hospital. Methods: This is cross-se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Economic burden of road traffic injuries in Nepal - Banstola A, Kigozi J, Barton P, Mytton J.
The evidence of the economic burden of road traffic injuries (RTIs) in Nepal is limited. The most recent study, conducted in 2008, is now considered outdated because there has been a rapid increase in vehicle numbers and extensive road building over the la... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news