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 organization, our Research Manager, Kritika Dixit presented on ‘Barriers and facilitators to accessing and delivering tuberculosis services in the COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal’ (Abstract Reference: AS-WCLH-2021-00742). The presentation focused on the preliminary findings of the TB READY project which showed that the pandemic exacerbated psychosocial and economic barriers to access TB treatment. TB READY project studies about the impact of COVID19 on TB care in Nepal, it is funded by Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and Farrar Foundation.
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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,...