Anxiety and depression during pregnancy and postpartum period at a rural community in Dang, Nepal

Funded by: Health Foundation Nepal
Introduction: Maternal perinatal psychiatric illnesses can have detrimental health effects on the mother and her child. One such illness is perinatal depression which is reported to be between 10-15% in the general population. The consequences of untreated mental health problems during pregnancy and postpartum have become critical issues in the past few decades leading to […]

A review of telephone-based consultation service during COVID-19 Pandemic in Nepal

Funded by: Health Foundation Nepal
Introduction: The second wave of the COVID pandemic overburdened hospitals in Nepal. During the peak of the second wave, Health Foundation Nepal (HFN), in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP), initiated a telephone-based consultation service to provide telemedicine service to COVID-19 infected client’s in-home isolation across the country. This was a unique […]

Anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation among people with SARS-CoV2 infection in Nepal

Funded by: Health Foundation Nepal
Introduction: Psychological distress of COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world far more than expected, and the impact might be more serious in under-resourced countries like Nepal. During the second wave of the pandemic, a group of volunteers provided free telemental health services to people with COVID-19 in Nepal. In this context, we studied the prevalence […]

Community- based Mass Antigen Testing for COVID-19 in Resunga municipality of Gulmi district: A Retrospective Study

Funded by: Health Foundation Nepal
Introduction: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus and spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Testing is a crucial tool in the pandemic response to identify and confirm COVID-19 for symptomatic individuals so that they can receive […]

Feasibility of Mental Health Crisis Helpline Services for the Prevention of Suicide in Nepal

Funded by: Health Foundation Nepal
Introduction: According to the World Health Organization, almost 7000 individuals commit suicide in Nepal each year, resulting in a suicide rate of 24.90 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants. People who are suicidal or contemplating suicide are usually served via crisis helplines. The purpose of this study is to look at the availability, effectiveness, and viability of […]

An Evidence-based Study to Demonstrate Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Outcomes Study 2019

Funded by: IFRC, CRC
Introduction: MCH (maternal and child health) is becoming more widely recognized as an economic priority, both worldwide and within individual countries. Under the “continuum of care” idea, “Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent’s Health” (RMNCAH) is one such method, with a more holistic scope. Individuals, families, and communities’ health in developing nations in South Asia […]

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