Ramdev's herbal factory now in Nepal
Various herbal medicines and cosmetic goods including shampoo, soap, tooth paste, hair oil will be produced in the factory at southern Nepal town Birgunj. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 17, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Clean Cookstoves Could Change the Lives of Millions in Nepal
In Nepal almost 22 million people are affected by indoor air pollution. Credit: Mallika Aryal/IPSBy Mallika AryalPHARPING, Nepal, Apr 15 2015 (IPS)When 26-year-old Laxmi married into the Archaya household in Chhaimale village, Pharping, south of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, she didn’t think she would be spending half the day in the kitchen inhaling smoke from the stove.“The smoke made me cough so much I couldn’t breathe. It was difficult to cook,” the young woman tells IPS.“[Open] fires and traditional cookstoves and fuels is one of the world's most pressing health and environmental proble...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 16, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Mallika Aryal Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Civil Society Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Natural Resources Population Poverty & MDGs Projects Source Type: news

Women Still Struggling to Gain Equal Foothold in Nepal
A woman remains pensive during a support group meeting for families of missing persons in the south-eastern Nepali town of Biratnagar. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPSBy Renu KshetryKATHMANDU, Apr 7 2015 (IPS)Kali Sunar, 25, a resident of the Dumpada village in the remote Humla District in Far-West Nepal, lives a life that mirrors millions of her contemporaries.From the minute she rises early in the morning until she finally rests her head at night, this rural woman’s chief concern is how to meet her family’s basic, daily needs."Women leaders have to rise above party lines if they really want to make a differenc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Renu Kshetry Tags: Active Citizens Asia-Pacific Civil Society Democracy Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Labour Population Source Type: news

Violence against widows in Nepal: experiences, coping behaviors, and barriers in seeking help - Sabri B, Sabarwal S, Decker MR, Shrestha A, Sharma K, Thapa L, Surkan PJ.
This study examined Nepalese widows' experiences of violence, their coping strategies, and barriers faced in seeking help. Study participants were recruited from Women for Human Rights, an NGO in Nepal. A strati... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence against women in Nepal: an analysis through individual, empowerment, family and societal level factors - Dalal K, Wang S, Svanström L.
BACKGROUND: The current study estimated the national prevalence rate of intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) in Nepal. Besides, the individual level, empowerment level, family and societal level factors were assessed to relate with the victims o... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Psychiatric morbidities among mentally ill wives of Nepalese men working abroad - Shakya DR.
INTRODUCTION: Husband working abroad may have not only favorable outcomes for wives and other family members but also adverse consequences, including psychological problems. Present study intended to look into psychiatric morbidity profiles of the Nepalese... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Health problems, complex life, and consanguinity among ethnic minority Muslim women in Nepal - Bhatta DN, Haque A.
Background. Marriage between blood relatives is common among Muslim ethnic minority population in Nepal. Albeit, the adverse effects of such a consanguineous marriage on health are controversial. OBJECTIVE. To determine the prevalence, characterist... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Ocular injuries in the people's uprising of April 2006 in Kathmandu, Nepal - Sharma AK, Shah DN, Shrestha JK, Thapa M, Shrestha GS.
INTRODUCTION: In April 2006, the people of Nepal organised mass demonstrations demanding the restoration of democracy in the country. The ocular injuries that resulted during the riots that ensued, their pattern and the visual outcome of the injured have n... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Clinical profile and outcome of patients presenting with mushroom poisoning in a tertiary care center of eastern Nepal - Chaudhary S, Chaurasia RK, Patel S, Agrawal KK, Aswani R, Jaiswal NK.
This study was done to evaluate clinical profile and treatment outcom... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Nepal Landslide Leaves Women and Children Vulnerable
Relief workers and aid agencies are worried about the security, protection and psychological health of women and children in post-disaster settings. Credit: Naresh Newar/IPSBy Naresh NewarDABI, Nepal, Aug 27 2014 (IPS)Living in a makeshift tarpaulin shelter, which barely protects her family from the torrential rainfall or scorching heat of this remote village in southern Nepal, 36-year-old Kamala Pari is under immense stress, worrying about her financial security and children’s safety.The family’s only house and tiny plot of farmland were completely destroyed by the massive landslide on Jul. 2 that struck the v...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Naresh Newar Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Civil Society Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Population Pov Source Type: news

Nepal ‘still struggling’ to harness science for development
Low investments make it hard to harness science and technology and retain researchers, say Nepal’s scientists. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - August 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Factors associated with intimate partner violence against married women in Nepal - Atteraya MS, Gnawali S, Song IH.
This study was to explore the factors associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in Nepal. A sample of 3,373 married women was taken from the 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey. Multilevel logistic regression methods were used to analyze the dat... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Stunting: The Cruel Curse of Malnutrition in Nepal
Sadhana Ghimire, 23, makes sure to give her 18-month-old daughter nutritious food, such as porridge containing grains and pulses, in order to prevent stunting. Credit: Mallika Aryal/IPSBy Mallika AryalRASUWA, Nepal, Jul 22 2014 (IPS) Durga Ghimire had her first child at the age of 18 and the second at 21. As a young mother, Durga didn’t really understand the importance of taking care of her own health during pregnancy. “I didn’t realise it would have an impact on my baby,” she says as she sits on the porch of her house in Laharepauwa, some 120 kilometers from Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, nursin...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 22, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Mallika Aryal Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Population Poverty & MDGs Regional Categories Women's Health Child Malnutrition Child Stunting Multi-Sec Source Type: news

Common stressors among suicide attempters as revealed in a psychiatric service of Eastern Nepal - Shakya DR.
BACKGROUND: Stress is one of the three major risk factors of suicide, along with altered mental state and access to suicidemeans. There is scant data from Nepal about the stressors being common among suicide attempters. OBJECTIVE: To identify commo... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A multi-objective analysis of a rural road network problem in the hilly regions of Nepal - Shrestha JK, Benta A, Lopes RB, Lopes N.
This paper considers the rural road network upgrading problem, using a multi-objective optimization model, to support decision-makers in the choice of roads to upgrade in the hilly regions of Nepal. The model considers two objectives: minimization of user ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

In Nepal, fight against obstetric fistula marches on - 23 May 2014
DHARAN, Nepal – Dhani Devi Mukhiya remembers the days when her relatives shunned her in public and her husband threatened to bring home another wife. For some of the villagers in her community in Nepal, the obstetric fistula that she lived with for seven years was ‘punishment for a sin’ she had committed in her ‘previous life’. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Conflict resilience among community forestry user groups: experiences in Nepal - Nightingale A, Sharma JR.
This paper explores the impact of violent conflict in Nepal on the functioning of community forestry user groups (CFUGs), particularly those supported by the Livelihoods and Forestry Programme, funded by the United Kingdom's Department for International De... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

In Nepal, fight against obstetric fistula marches on - 23 May 2014
DHARAN, Nepal – Dhani Devi Mukhiya remembers the days when her relatives shunned her in public and her husband threatened to bring home another wife. For some of the villagers in her community in Nepal, the obstetric fistula that she lived with for seven years was ‘punishment for a sin’ she had committed in her ‘previous life’. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Community perceptions of unintentional child injuries in Makwanpur district of Nepal: a qualitative study - Pant PR, Towner E, Pilkington P, Ellis M, Manandhar D.
This study has explored communit... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 6, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

In Nepal, fight against obstetric fistula marches on - 23 May 2014
DHARAN, Nepal – Dhani Devi Mukhiya remembers the days when her relatives shunned her in public and her husband threatened to bring home another wife. For some of the villagers in her community in Nepal, the obstetric fistula that she lived with for seven years was ‘punishment for a sin’ she had committed in her ‘previous life’. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news