Ms. Shophika Regmi is a Public Health specialist with sound knowledge and experience in health systems, operations research, and programme based monitoring and evaluation in the context of Nepal. She has 5 years of experience working in the sector of reproductive health mainly in family planning, abortion, violence, adolescent health and development, nutrition, vaccines and new born and child health.
Prior to joining HERD, she worked as Research Officer in CREHPA (Centre for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities). Previously, she has also worked as Research Assistant in several projects in the area of reproductive health – primarily on safe motherhood, Tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS among others.
Regmi has a considerable experience in designing and undertaking mixed method studies that involves use of both qualitative and quantitative research techniques. She has gained knowledge and experience in designing and managing large scale survey. Her areas of expertise also include undertaking desk based literature review that also includes systematic review with knowledge of critical appraisal techniques. She holds a Masters of Public Health from University of Sheffield, UK, 2013.
Key reports and publications
Regmi S, Martinez J, Mahmood A, Joshi D, Giri S, Panta A, Baral SC. Mobilising Visiting Providers to expand access to Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) in Ramechhap district, Nepal. Evaluation Report. HERD International and Mott MacDonald Ltd. Final report, 2016.
Regmi S, Martinez J, Mahmood A, Giri S, Panta A, Baral SC. Expanding the range of family planning services through comprehensive VSC events (VSC+) in Baitadi and Darchula districts, Nepal. EvaluationReport. HERD International and Mott MacDonald Ltd. Final report, 2016.
Regmi S, Baral SC, Khanal S. Understanding gaps and barriers in access to and use of family planning services by young people in Nepal: a review of literature. HERD International and Mott MacDonald Ltd. Final report, 2016.
Puri M, Regmi S, Tamang A and Shrestha P. Road map to scaling-up: translating operations research study’s results into actions for expanding medical abortion services in rural health facilities in Nepal. Health Research Policy and Systems 2014, 12:24.