Blog September 7, 2017

A month full of enriched learning

Being a public health graduate, I was always interested in the research aspect of the public health field. So, I was very much eager to work in a research institute to broaden my knowledge in the public health research arena. ...
Blog September 5, 2017

I was worried but I completed the project

This summer, I spent three months in Nepal for my Masters Dissertation project, which is focused on primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). As non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as CVD, diabetes and cancer, are ...
Blog March 27, 2017

‘Role of Ministry of Health should be clear’: Dr Sushil Baral’s views on forthcoming Public Health Act in Nepal

This is the translated version of the article published recently in Swasthya Khabar Patrika – the most read health magazine in Nepal. The Public Health Act needs to be explicit in some areas. The devolution of authority ...
Blog February 22, 2017

KNOWING AND EXPERIENCING HERD INTERNATIONAL

Mira Khadka shares her experience of the initial month of internship at HERD International. Since my childhood I wanted to pursue medicine as a vocation and when I completed my MBBS (Bachelors in medicine and bachelors in ...
Blog February 8, 2017

Managing Menstruation: Debriefing Session with Field Researchers

Adolescent girls face significant challenges while menstruating. In Nepal, menstruation management is made more difficult in contexts where girls have limited access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities, and in places where ...
Blog December 29, 2016

Understanding the Community Context; Pilot Survey Training on Burns and Injuries

HERD International is conducting ‘Community – based Injury Survey with Burns Module – Pilot field test with the support of United Nations Foundation. The study will be conducted in 30 VDCs of Rasuwa and Nuwakot (4 VDC from ...