Bhola Rai is the Project Manager in BNMT Nepal based in the Makwanpur district. He is leading the ASCOT project, inbuilt within in the IMPACT TB project, which aims to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a socioeconomic support intervention for TB-affected households in Nepal. He has been working in BNMT for four years as a Research Associate in the IMPACT TB project, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 and the Seed Award project funded by the Wellcome Trust. Bhola holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health and he is also pursuing master’s degree in Public Health Administration from Tribhuwan University. Bhola has over seven years’ experience in research, particularly in data collection, management and analysis. He has over 10 publications in high impact peer-reviewed journals. Mr Rai has also worked as a team leader with the Nepal Nutrition Intervention Project in Sarlahi, district in partnerships with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh.
News & Events
Talk in University of York on, ‘Improving equity in patient-centric Tuberculosis care in Nepal’
In May 2023, Anchal Thapa, Health Economist at BNMT gave a presentation at University of York, UK, in one of the bi-weekly Global Public Health (GPH) Seminar, on the topic...
Participation in Women’s Health Conference
BNMT Nepal was delighted to participate in the Women’s Health Conference 2023 organised on 9th and 10th March held for the first time in Nepal, to cover broad range of...
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,...