Immediate medical response and injury rehabilitation in Nepal earthquake: A quick review

Soon after the earthquake, hospitals were crowded with the injured people who needed surgical/medical services. Giving priority to the people with major trauma, others were relocated ...

Mental health and psychosocial support in Nepal earthquake

The majority of the earthquake affected population experienced the distress caused by loss family members, relatives and belongings, trauma, continuing aftershocks, and harsh social ...

Emergency health response to Nepal earthquake: A quick review

 The 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April and the strong aftershock on 12 May that struck central and eastern regions of Nepal caused 8,856 deaths and thousands of injuries. According ...
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Why WHO STEPs instruments for NCD risk factor survey needs validation in Nepal?

The World Health Organization (WHO) designed the Step Wise Approach to Surveillance (STEPS) instrument to collect core data on the established non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors, ...
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Health Conditions in People with Disability

Disability is primarily the difficulties encountered by a person in body-functioning, executing activities or participation in any area of life. Persons with disabilities include those ...
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High Blood Pressure: In the context of Nepal

High blood pressure is now growing as a major public health challenge around the globe.  One in every three individuals worldwide is hypertensive.(2) Previously it was supposed to ...
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The Triple Burden

Non-communicable diseases, communicable diseases and trauma are emerging as a triple burden for healthcare system of developing countries like Nepal thus hindering our efforts to increase ...
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