Birth attendants’ perceptions and attitudes towards changes of the practice of umbilical cord clamping

100% completed

Research December 21, 2017

With knowledge of advantages of DCC, we conducted cord clamping study in tertiary hospital of Nepal to see the effect of DCC after 3 minutes versus ECC with in one minute. In this intervention, we found a high incidence of protocol deviation in the DCC group where 22.6% of the infants in the this group underwent […]

May Measurement Month

100% completed

December 17, 2017

In 2017, NEDS conducted a large nationwide screening of blood pressure covering 24 sites from 10 districts. Nearly 7000 people were screened and provided with lifestyle counseling and education regardless of their blood pressure status. The project was supported by World Hypertension League and International Hypertension Society.The next year’s MMM18 aims to reach even more […]

CLUBMEDS feasibility study

20% completed

Supported by World Heart Federation, CLUBMEDS is a feasibility study to evaluate a club-based medication delivery strategy in Southeast Nigeria. The ultimate goal of implementing this strategy is to improve access to essential medicines to achieve the World Health Organisation (WHO) target of 50% of eligible people receiving medication to prevent heart attacks and strokes […]

Kathmandu Insulin Study

100% completed

Despite being available in use for past 100 years, evidence shows a little has changed in access to insulin. With increasing diabetes burden, poor access to insulin is becoming a serious public health concern in low and middle-income countries including Nepal. The Nepal Insulin Sample study is based on an earlier research conducted in Delhi […]

School awareness

100% completed

November 24, 2017

NEDS conducted school health awareness on cardiovascular diseases in Kaski district in collaboration with Jayanti Memorial Trust (JMT). A total of 12 schools benefited.

School support

100% completed

Nine kilograms of lego, child games made in Denmark, were distributed to kids in two schools of Kathmandu. Similarly, at a different event, Danish volunteers distributed books and exercise notes to over 140 students in Arunodaya Lower Secondary School, Hasanpur VDC-03 in Kaski under the leadership of NEDS. Also, a laptop was provided to the […]

Charity and support to patients

100% completed

Malati Neupane is suffering from blood cancer and currently under treatment in BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Chitwan, Nepal.  Her treatment requires two round of chemotherapy for approximately two years. For her family, accessing Cancer treatment was hardly possible due to their poor financial status. Thanks to the generous support of people through NEDS, collected funds […]

Documentary on Non-communicable diseases

100% completed

A video about non-communicable diseases in Nepal has been prepared and shared via YouTube. The aim of the video was to share information about the increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes and also advocate about possibility of implementing community-based approach on such initiatives. We have aim of preparing a […]

Earthquake relief and reconstruction

100% completed

November 23, 2017

NEDS is actively involving on relief and reconstruction activities immediately after the April’s mega-earthquake in Nepal. We have organized health camps, supplies relief aids such as tarpaulins, rice, blankets, hygiene kit etc in Gorkha, Dhading, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, Kavrepalanchowk and Rasuwa. NEDS is currently supporting 20 schools located in Manbu and Hansapur VDC of Gorkha […]

Farmers health project

100% completed

Research November 21, 2017

NEDS provided support in terms of overall co-ordination, planning and implementation of the FAPPEN research project “Prevention of Vegetable Farmers’ Exposure to Pesticides with Existing Personal Protective Equipment in Chitwan District of Nepal” on the initiative of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Copenhagen University Hospital and International Center for Occupational Environmental and Public Health in the […]