FIELD / SURVEILLANCE

CMDN and INPL have been assisting various governmental and non-governmental agencies in research and disease surveillance activities in Nepal. We have not only participated in several rounds of Integrated Bio-behavioral Studies of HIV/ AIDS in Nepal by providing our technical expertise, and mobile screening of pathogens, but also assisted Government health sector and partner non-government organizations on research projects such as Hepatitis B/C prevalence, cholera outbreak investigation and others. Additionally, we have undertaken various research projects in the field of public health and nutrition.

Virus Discovery

Virus Discovery in Animals (Domestic and Wildlife) and Humans in Rural and Urban Interfaces Using Latest in Molecular Tools-PREDICT Nepal project

Threat of emerging infectious diseases in humans has increased dramatically in recent decades especially in the developing countries. PREDICT Nepal...

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One Health in Nepal

One Health in Nepal

One Health Concept emphasizes on multidisciplinary approach to study disease dynamics interlinking wildlife, environment, livestock and human health with multiple disciplines working together (locally, nationally and globally) to achieve optimal health for all.

The rapid speed at which zoonotic pathogens can potentially emerge and spread of from animals to people could pose serious threat to public health and economy. Majority...

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HIV-AIDS infection

HIV/AIDS research on Street Children and Youth of Kathmandu

The risk of HIV infection among street children and adolescents may be especially high due to their involvement in number of high risk behaviors, including intravenous drug use, putting them at significant risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

This sample of street children and youth of Kathmandu showed nearly 20-fold...

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Plasmodium Vivax

A study on the Plasmodium vivax Relapse Pattern and Prevalent genotype in Far-Western Nepal

Malaria is one of the major public health problems in Nepal. CMDN/INPL in collaboration with the Nepal Health Research Council carried out prospective longitudinal study in 2010/2011 in a six health centers of Kailali and Kanchanpur district with six months follow-up period. Genotyping was done by...

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