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 of the departmental educational meetings of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Tom gave insights on the TB scenario, catastrophic impacts of TB and shared about the work in Peru. Similarly, Ms Kritika shared the findings of our work in Nepal regarding the perceived barriers and facilitators, socio-economic impacts and the integrated socio-economic support packages for people with TB in Nepal. The presentation was followed by a short Q n A on the presented topics.
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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,...