DrOTS Nepal in National Television
On 4th Jan, 2020, news about the drone project, DrOTS Nepal was broadcasted in national television, Kantipur TV. The news mainly focused on how the drone is functioning and supporting the government to improve the case detection in Pyuthan. The news also highlighted the impact of the project on lives of people affected with TB in hard to reach areas through early diagnosis and treatment.
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Summary of article findings: Is routine Vitamin A supplementation still justified for children in Nepal? Trial synthesis findings applied to Nepal national mortality estimates
Shreshta et al. PLoS One 2022 May 18;17(5):e0268507. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268507. eCollection 2022 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35584136/ Preventing child deaths by giving Vitamin A in countries of Africa and Asia has been a routine...
Commemoration of World TB Day 2022
BNMT Nepal commemorated World TB Day 2022 on March 24, reflecting on this year’s theme “Invest to End TB. Save Lives.” BNMT team both at central and district levels acknowledged...
Living beyond TB
Sunita (name changed) is a 51-year-old housewife living in a remote village Simalghari in Chitwan district. She belongs to a poor family. Although suffering from poverty, she has lived a happy life. One day after returning from her father’s house,...