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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
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...

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Commemoration of World TB Day 2022
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...

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All Staff Review Meeting 2022
All Staff Review Meeting 2022

Birat Nepal Medical Trust’s All Staff Review Meeting was conducted in Pokhara from March 10 - 12, 2022 with the objectives to share the overview, accomplishments, challenges and lessons learnt...

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Comprehensive Sexuality Education Training To Horizon Staff
Comprehensive Sexuality Education Training To Horizon Staff

A team of BNMT Nepal project 'Horizon' and other members engaged in the dynamic 3 days orientation session on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in Kathmandu. In the training, our members...

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Mid Term review of Epidemic Intelligence project
Mid Term review of Epidemic Intelligence project

On 16th December 2021, Mid-term review of the Epidemic Intelligence project was held in Kathmandu. Epidemic Intelligence is a consortium project to collect and sequence SARS CoV-2 samples to improve...

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Creativity and Storytelling Workshop
Creativity and Storytelling Workshop

On 8th November 2021, a one-day Creativity and Storytelling workshop was organized for BNMT staff in Hotel Shankar, Kathmandu. The workshop was facilitated by international Executive Performance Coach, Robert Hale....

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Participation in the Virtual 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health
Participation in the Virtual 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health

BNMT Nepal was delighted to participate in the virtual 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health organized by The Union from 19th to 22nd October 2021. On behalf of the...

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Newspaper article on Cervical Cancer screening
Newspaper article on Cervical Cancer screening

BNMT recently conducted a study on cervical cancer screening in Nepal. With the view of raising awareness on the cervical cancer, a newspaper article titled, ‘Beat cervical cancer’ written by...

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Sharing of social determinants and consequences of TB in Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Sharing of social determinants and consequences of TB in Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

On 20th July 2021, Dr Tom Wingfield from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Kritika Dixit from BNMT presented (virtually) on the social determinants & consequences of TB at one...

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Research Ethics Training, Banke
Research Ethics Training, Banke

A one-day Research Ethics and Informed consent training was organized by BNMT Nepal in Nepalgunj, Banke. The main objective of the training was to improve the skills and knowledge of...

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Orientations to parents on Comprehensive Sexuality Education at three places of Sindhupalchowk district.
Orientations to parents on Comprehensive Sexuality Education at three places of Sindhupalchowk district.

Three orientation programs on Comprehensive Sexuality Education to parents and teachers of Singhamati Ma.Vi, Shree Rajeshwori Ma.Vi, Shree Sipateenghare Sanskrit Ma.Vi were conducted on 20th, 21st and 22nd August 2021...

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Planning and Sharing Meeting with Stakeholders, Banke
Planning and Sharing Meeting with Stakeholders, Banke

On 4th August 2021, District level Planning and Sharing Meeting for the Epidemic Intelligence project was organized in Nepalgunj, Banke district. The objectives of the meeting were to share and plan...

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AmplifyChange project dissemination
AmplifyChange project dissemination

The dissemination of lessons learned program of the AmplifyChange funded project 'Advancing SRHR of adolescents of earthquake affected villages of Sindhupalchowk district, Nepal : A pilot project' was conducted on...

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Stakeholder consultation under READ-It project
Stakeholder consultation under READ-It project

Stakeholder consultation on 'Calcium supplementation to pregnant women in Nepal: Its implications on reduction of pre-eclampsia' was conducted on 18th April 2021 under the READ-It project. In the program, government...

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Strategic Planning workshop
Strategic Planning workshop

BNMT Nepal organized a 2 days strategic planning workshop from 13th to 14th April in Nagarkot, Kathmandu. In the program, the team along with the representatives of the executive board...

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The Farrar Foundation study: Understanding community perceptions on drones
The Farrar Foundation study: Understanding community perceptions on drones

BNMT Nepal’s work on the drone project has been further strengthened by Farrar Foundation grant which aimed to understand community perceptions about the drones, and if the service effectively increased...

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Commemoration of World TB Day 2021
Commemoration of World TB Day 2021

On March 24, 2021 BNMT Nepal commemorated World TB Day 2021 with the theme, ‘The Clock is Ticking’ in central and district level conducting various activities in coordination with the...

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Drone project features in TBPPM Learning Network
Drone project features in TBPPM Learning Network

On 15th March 2021, our drone project was featured on the TBPPM Learning Network, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Canada, that shares about our work on the...

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GeneXpert handover in IMPACT 2 TB districts
GeneXpert handover in IMPACT 2 TB districts

In order to support the faster progress towards TB elimination, GeneXpert machines (molecular diagnostic test for TB, which is advanced and more effective in TB detection) were handed over in...

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New grant: TB READY
New grant: TB READY

BNMT Nepal is implementing a new research grant funded by Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under the UK small grants programme award,...

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The IMPACT 2 TB and Target TB projects kick off meet
The IMPACT 2 TB and Target TB projects kick off meet

The IMPACT 2 TB and Target TB project kick off meeting was held in Kathmandu on 22nd February 2021. In the meeting, the Nepalese government and non-government stakeholders along with...

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Participation in TB REACH Webinar on, ‘Economic Evaluations of TB Active Case Finding Interventions’
Participation in TB REACH Webinar on, ‘Economic Evaluations of TB Active Case Finding Interventions’

On 4th February 2021, BNMT was delighted to participate and present about our TB REACH wave 5 work in a webinar titled, ‘Economic Evaluations of TB Active Case Finding interventions’,...

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Dissemination of Project Breaking the Stigma
Dissemination of Project Breaking the Stigma

Dissemination of Project Breaking the Stigma: Exploring the feasibility and acceptability of a self-sampling based approach for cervical cancer screening in urban and peri-urban Nepal The dissemination program of the...

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Hamro Swasthya App wins ICT Awards
Hamro Swasthya App wins ICT Awards

Hamro Swasthya App has been named winner of ICT Award 2020 in special title "Jury Mention ICT Award 2020". It was announced by the ICT in a special event held...

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DrOTS Nepal wins the 2020 TIACA Sustainability Awards
DrOTS Nepal wins the 2020 TIACA Sustainability Awards

Our drone project DrOTS Nepal partner, Nepal Flying Labs has been declared as the winner of the TIACA Air Cargo Sustainability Awards 2020 for the project in the Start-up category....

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DrOTS Nepal is the winner of AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award
DrOTS Nepal is the winner of AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award

Our drone project, Drone Optimized Therapy System (DrOTS Nepal) has been declared as the winner of the prestigious AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards in the Humanitarian category at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL AWARDS...

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Project SUSTAIN: Distribution of essential supplies to the vulnerable communities
Project SUSTAIN: Distribution of essential supplies to the vulnerable communities

As an urgent response to the coronavirus pandemic, BNMT Nepal is implementing ‘Project SUSTAIN: Emergency Support and Sustenance to Communities Affected by Crisis’ in Morang, Pyuthan, Mahotari, Chitwan and Bardiya...

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Death of Ian Baker
Death of Ian Baker

On 12th April, Ian Baker, one of Britain Nepal Medical Trust’s longest serving Trustee, passed away after fighting long battle against Dementia. A visionary, strategic thinker and committed leader, Ian...

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Commemoration of World TB Day 2020
Commemoration of World TB Day 2020

On March 24, 2020 BNMT Nepal commemorated World TB Day 2020 in central and district level conducting activities in coordination with government and through social media engagement. For promoting TB...

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Advocacy Training to Civil Society Organizations Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Adolescents of Earthquake affected villages of Sindhupalchowk, Nepal
Advocacy Training to Civil Society Organizations Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Adolescents of Earthquake affected villages of Sindhupalchowk, Nepal

Under the project AmplifyChange, BNMT Nepal organized 3 days advocacy training to Civil Society Organizations on 26-28 February, 2020 at Dhulikhel Village Resort, Dhulikhel. The training was attended by representatives...

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Drone and TB awareness in Pyuthan Swargadwari Trade and Exhibition Expo 2020
Drone and TB awareness in Pyuthan Swargadwari Trade and Exhibition Expo 2020

From 20th Feb 2020 to 1th March 2020, 11 days drone and TB awareness program was conducted by BNMT Pyuthan team in Swargadwari Trade and exhibition Expo 2020, Pyuthan. The...

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Dialogue with adolescents, their parents and teachers on Sexual and Rights Health Rights and Comprehensive Sexuality Education to address communication gap, existing gender norms and parent child relationship
Dialogue with adolescents, their parents and teachers on Sexual and Rights Health Rights and Comprehensive Sexuality Education to address communication gap, existing gender norms and parent child relationship

On 12th, 13th and 14th of January, 2020, three dialogues on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and Comprehensive Sexuality and Education (CSE), were conducted with adolescents, their parents and...

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Forum Theatres performed by Circus Kathmandu in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal
Forum Theatres performed by Circus Kathmandu in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal

3 forum theatres on child marriage were organized by BNMT Nepal on 7th, 8th and 9th January, 2020 at three places of Indrawati Rural Municipality: Sipapokhare, Kunchowk and Badegaun respectively....

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