Cause of death in women of reproductive age in rural Nepal obtained through community-based surveillance: is reducing maternal mortality the right priority for women's health programmes? - Pyakurel R, Sharma N, Paudel D, Coghill A, Sinden L, Bost L, Larkin M, Burrus CJ, Roy K.
We used a community surveillance system to gather information regarding pregnancy outcomes and the cause of death for women of reproductive age (WRA) in Kanchanpur, Nepal. A total of 784 mother groups participated in the collection of pregnancy outcomes an... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Nepal's miracle gel saves newborns from infection
DHULIKHEL, Nepal, March 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sangita Shrestha desperately waits in a hospital bed to see the baby girl she has just delivered. In the next room, a nurse applies a gel to the stump of the newborn's umbilical cord, wraps her in cloth and places her in a cot next to her mother. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Perception of security by health workforce at workplace in Nepal - Prajapati R, Baral B, Karki KB, Neupane M.
BACKGROUND: In Nepal, the relationship of health worker and patient or community people is now deteriorating and the security and safety of health worker is becoming emerging issues. The poor relationship between community people and health worker is hampe... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Antidepressants in Nepal
Marketing shows up in the darndest places.read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - January 6, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Katherine Sharpe Tags: Depression Happiness Media funny zoloft medication depression nepal travel promotion Source Type: news

In Nepal, villagers' land uses help people and tigers, study finds
(University of Maryland) Hopeful signs that humans and critically endangered tigers can coexist are emerging in rural Nepal, where a new study by conservation scientist Neil Carter shows that when Nepalese villagers are empowered to make local land management decisions, the results benefit both people and tigers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 21, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with grayanotoxin poisoning after the ingestion of mad honey from Nepal - Sohn CH, Seo DW, Ryoo SM, Lee JH, Kim WY, Lim KS, Oh BJ.
The aims of this study were to evaluate the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with grayanotoxin poisoning due to mad honey brought from Nepal. Medical records of patients with mad honey poisoning admitted to the emergency department between... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 17, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

4 institutions from Nepal win the 2013 edition of the António Champalimaud Vision Award
(Champalimaud Foundation) The 2013 António Champalimaud Vision Award recognizes the humanitarian and clinical work of four Non-Governmental Organizations from Nepal. These institutions have fought for a long time against the grave problem of vision disorders in a country where this issue are a social catastrophe. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 4, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Violence, HIV risk behaviour and depression among female sex workers of eastern Nepal - Sagtani RA, Bhattarai S, Adhikari BR, Baral D, Yadav DK, Pokharel PK.
OBJECTIVES: The primary objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence of depression among female sex workers (FSWs) of eastern Nepal. The secondary objective was to search for an association between depression, violence and HIV risk behaviour. DESI... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Near Absence Of Government In Health Reform: Lessons From Nepal
In the US, many health care woes are blamed on the federal or state government. Whether there is too little oversight and lack of transparency or too much interference and regulation, it seems that policy and politics often end up getting blamed for health care system troubles. But what happens when one lives in a country with no functioning government? As one of the poorest countries in the world, with little to no government structure, Nepal has learned that health-related needs depend on local communities as well as international aid. Despite the vast differences between our countries, we have a lot to learn from one an...
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 15, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency in alcohol-use disorders and its relationship to comorbid major depression: A cross-sectional study of inpatients in Nepal - Neupane SP, Lien L, Hilberg T, Bramness JG.
This study aimed to identify the vitamin D status of Nepalese inpatients with... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

In the Himalayas, Nepali villagers hunt down poachers to help save the tiger
Criminal gangs are hunting the big cats to sell their organs and bones to the Chinese medicine industry. But an alliance between a western charity and local Nepalis is turning the tables, producing a small but encouraging rise in tiger numbersIn the foothills of the Himalayas, a war is being waged. Soldiers armed with M16 assault rifles patrol the grasslands and forests while surveillance drones buzz overhead. But their fight is not against another army, it is to save the tiger from extinction – and the enemy is the poacher.The Observer accompanied a group of soldiers and rangers on a search mission along the Karnali...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 28, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Rock Tags: India Nepal World news WWF Endangered species Endangered habitats Animal welfare Animal behaviour The Observer Conservation Environment Wildlife Source Type: news

American, Nepalese children disagree on social obligations with age
(Cornell University) As preschoolers age, American kids are more prone to acknowledge one's freedom to act against social obligations compared to Nepalese children, who are less willing to say that people can and will violate social codes, finds a cross-cultural study by Cornell University published in the current issue of the journal Cognitive Science. The findings, researchers said, suggest that culture is a significant influence on children's concepts of choice regarding social norms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 3, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

A Hospital based epidemiological study of snakebite in Western Development Region, Nepal - Magar CT, Devkota K, Gupta R, Shrestha RK, Sharma SK, Pandey DP.
We described the status of snakebite situation in the reg... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 7, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Nepal to generate electricity from waste
Nepal sees waste-to-energy projects as a way to meet energy demand and also manage waste. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - May 3, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

RCN London Regional Director Addresses Nepalese Nursing Association
Bernell Bussue, Regional Director RCN London, was a guest speaker at the Nepalese Nursing Association (Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News)
Source: Royal College of Nursing - UK - Regional News - April 29, 2013 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

'Daughter Aversion' And Contraception Use In Nepal
While poverty and under-education continue to dampen contraception use in Nepal, exacerbating the country's efforts to reduce maternal and child mortality rates, researchers say another, more surprising factor may be more intractable: Deeply held cultural preferences for sons over daughters... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

No sons linked to lower contraception use in Nepal
(University of California - San Diego) While poverty and under-education continue to dampen contraception use in Nepal, exacerbating the country's efforts to reduce maternal and child mortality rates, researchers say another, more surprising factor may be more intractable: Deeply held cultural preferences for sons over daughters. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Nepal to stimulate fish breeding for food security
Using Norwegian fish breeding technology Nepal hopes to boost food security and provide livelihoods. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - February 7, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

How community organizations moderate the effect of armed conflict on migration in Nepal - Williams NE.
This study analyses micro-level variability in migration during armed conflict in Nepal. The analysis is based on a multi-dimensional model of individual out-migration that examines the economic, social, and political consequences of conflict and how commu... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 2, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news