Scientific Articles

  1. Thapa R, Mishra SR, Gautam R. Deteriorating respiratory health in Nepal: a call for action. The Lancet Respiratory medicine. 2017;5(8):608-10.
  2. Sharma SR, Mishra SR, Wagle K, Page R, Matheson A, Lambrick D, et al. Social determinants of common metabolic risk factors (high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high body mass index and high waist-hip ratio) of major non-communicable diseases in South Asia region: a systematic review protocol. Systematic reviews. 2017;6(1):183.
  3. Sharma A, Mishra SR, Kaplan WA. Trade in medicines and the public’s health: a time series analysis of import disruptions during the 2015 India-Nepal border blockade. Globalization and health. 2017;13(1):61.
  4. Ranabhat K, Mishra SR, Dhimal M, Shrestha B, Khanal V. Type 2 Diabetes and Its correlates: A Cross Sectional Study in a Tertiary Hospital of Nepal. Journal of community health. 2017;42(2):228-34.
  5. Neupane D, Shrestha A, Mishra SR, Bloch J, Christensen B, McLachlan CS, et al. Awareness, Prevalence, Treatment, and Control of Hypertension in Western Nepal. American journal of hypertension. 2017;30(9):907-13.
  6. Neupane D, McLachlan CS, Mishra SR, Kallestrup P. Identifying Female Community Health Volunteers’ Understanding and Motivations About Blood Pressure Control: A Prerequisite for Developing Community-Based Interventions for Hypertension in Nepal. Global heart. 2017.
  7. Neupane D, Dawson P, Houston R, Dhakal L, Sharma J, Gargi KC, et al. Lower mortality is observed among low birth weight young infants who have received home-based care by female community health volunteers in rural Nepal. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2017;17(1):218.
  8. Mishra SR, Dhimal M, Bhandari PM, Adhikari B. Sanitation for all: the global opportunity to increase transgenerational health gains and better understand the link between NCDs and NTDs, a scoping review. Tropical diseases, travel medicine and vaccines. 2017;3:8.
  9. Kismul H, Acharya P, Mapatano MA, Hatloy A. Determinants of childhood stunting in the Democratic Republic of Congo: further analysis of Demographic and Health Survey 2013-14. BMC public health. 2017;18(1):74.
  10. Bhandari PM, Neupane D, Rijal S, Thapa K, Mishra SR, Poudyal AK. Sleep quality, internet addiction and depressive symptoms among undergraduate students in Nepal. BMC psychiatry. 2017;17(1):106.
  11. Acharya D, Singh JK, Adhikari M, Gautam S, Pandey P, Dayal V. Association of water handling and child feeding practice with childhood diarrhoea in rural community of Southern Nepal. Journal of infection and public health. 2017.
  12. Thapa P, Pandey AR, Dhungana RR, Bista B, Thapa B, Mishra SR. Risk of ARI among Non-exclusively Breastfed Under-Five Passive Smoker Children: A Hospital-Based Cross-sectional Study of Nepal. Frontiers in public health. 2016;4:23.
  13. Neupane D, Dhakal S, Thapa S, Bhandari PM, Mishra SR. Caregivers’ Attitude towards People with Mental Illness and Perceived Stigma: A Cross-Sectional Study in a Tertiary Hospital in Nepal. PloS one. 2016;11(6):e0158113.
  14. Mishra SR, Sharma A, Khanal V. Health diplomacy to tackle the crisis in Nepal. Lancet (London, England). 2016;388(10043):463-4.
  15. Mishra SR, Sharma A, Kaplan WA, Adhikari B, Neupane D. Liberating data to combat NCDs. The lancet Diabetes & endocrinology. 2016;4(6):482-3.
  16. Mishra SR, Neupane D, Briffa TG, Kallestrup P. mHealth plus community health worker interventions: the future research agenda. The lancet Diabetes & endocrinology. 2016;4(5):387-8.
  17. Mishra SR, Li SWS, Onarheim KH, Lander F, Barber MJ, Sharma A, et al. Young people have a new vision for essential medicines. The lancet Diabetes & endocrinology. 2016;4(9):733-4.
  18. Mishra SR, Khanal V, Kallestrup P. Cancer in the aftermath of Nepal’s earthquakes. The Lancet Oncology. 2016;17(6):705-6.
  19. Mishra SR, Dhimal M, Guinto RR, Adhikari B, Chu C. Threats to malaria elimination in the Himalayas. The Lancet Global health. 2016;4(8):e519.
  20. Mishra SR, Adhikari S, Sigdel MR, Nedkoff L, Briffa TG. Chronic kidney disease in south Asia. The Lancet Global health. 2016;4(8):e523.
  21. Khatri RB, Mishra SR, Khanal V, Gelal K, Neupane S. Newborn Health Interventions and Challenges for Implementation in Nepal. Frontiers in public health. 2016;4:15.
  22. Khanal V, Scott JA, Lee AH, Karkee R, Binns CW. The supplemental use of infant formula in the context of universal breastfeeding practices in Western Nepal. BMC pediatrics. 2016;16:68.
  23. Khanal V, Mishra SR. Investment in mental health services urgently needed in Nepal. The lancet Psychiatry. 2016;3(8):707.
  24. Khanal V, Lee AH, Scott JA, Karkee R, Binns CW. Implications of methodological differences in measuring the rates of exclusive breastfeeding in Nepal: findings from literature review and cohort study. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2016;16(1):389.
  25. Khanal V, Karkee R, Lee AH, Binns CW. Adverse obstetric symptoms and rural-urban difference in cesarean delivery in Rupandehi district, Western Nepal: a cohort study. Reproductive health. 2016;13:17.
  26. Gyawali B, Ferrario A, van Teijlingen E, Kallestrup P. Challenges in diabetes mellitus type 2 management in Nepal: a literature review. Global health action. 2016;9:31704.
  27. Gyawali B, Choulagai BP, Paneru DP, Ahmad M, Leppin A, Kallestrup P. Prevalence and correlates of psychological distress symptoms among patients with substance use disorders in drug rehabilitation centers in urban Nepal: a cross-sectional study. BMC psychiatry. 2016;16(1):314.
  28. Gautam KP, Adhikari M, Khatri RB, Devkota MD. Determinants of infant and young child feeding practices in Rupandehi, Nepal. BMC research notes. 2016;9:135.
  29. Bhandari PM, Thapa K, Dhakal S, Bhochhibhoya S, Deuja R, Acharya P, et al. Breast cancer literacy among higher secondary students: results from a cross-sectional study in Western Nepal. BMC cancer. 2016;16:119.
  30. Adhikari S, Paudel K, Aro AR, Adhikari TB, Adhikari B, Mishra SR. Knowledge, attitude and practice of healthcare ethics among resident doctors and ward nurses from a resource poor setting, Nepal. BMC medical ethics. 2016;17(1):68.
  31. Thapa P, Mishra SR, Bista B, Dhungana RR, Adhikari N, Soti L, et al. Social Consequences of Alcohol Use among Urban Poor: A Cross-sectional Study in Kathmandu Valley. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council. 2015;13(29):54-8.
  32. Neupane D, Panthi B, McLachlan CS, Mishra SR, Kohrt BA, Kallestrup P. Prevalence of undiagnosed depression among persons with hypertension and associated risk factors: a cross-sectional study in urban Nepal. PloS one. 2015;10(2):e0117329.
  33. Neupane D, McLachlan CS, Gautam R, Mishra SR, Thorlund M, Schlutter M, et al. Literacy and motivation for the prevention and control of hypertension among female community health volunteers: a qualitative study from Nepal. Global health action. 2015;8:28254.
  34. Mishra SR, Sharma A, Bhandari PM, Bhochhibhoya S, Thapa K. Depression and Health-Related Quality of Life among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Study in Nepal. PloS one. 2015;10(11):e0141385.
  35. Mishra SR, Neupane D, Shakya A, Adhikari S, Kallestrup P. Modifiable Risk Factors for Major Non-communicable Diseases Among Medical Students in Nepal. Journal of community health. 2015;40(5):863-8.
  36. Mishra SR, Neupane D, Preen D, Kallestrup P, Perry HB. Mitigation of non-communicable diseases in developing countries with community health workers. Globalization and health. 2015;11:43.
  37. Mishra SR, Neupane D, Bhandari PM, Khanal V, Kallestrup P. Burgeoning burden of non-communicable diseases in Nepal: a scoping review. Globalization and health. 2015;11:32.
  38. Mishra SR, Khanal P, Karki DK, Kallestrup P, Enemark U. National health insurance policy in Nepal: challenges for implementation. Global health action. 2015;8:28763.
  39. Mishra SR, Kandel N, Subedi N, Khanal V. Variation in Prices of Cardiovascular Drugs in Public and Private Pharmacies in Nepal. Health services research and managerial epidemiology. 2015;2:2333392814566508.
  40. Mishra SR. Earthquake aftermath: Support Nepal to rebuild sustainably. Nature. 2015;524(7563):35.
  41. Khatri RB, Mishra SR, Khanal V, Choulagai B. Factors Associated with Underweight among Children of Former-Kamaiyas in Nepal. Frontiers in public health. 2015;3:11.
  42. Khanal V, Scott JA, Lee AH, Karkee R, Binns CW. Factors associated with Early Initiation of Breastfeeding in Western Nepal. International journal of environmental research and public health. 2015;12(8):9562-74.
  43. Khanal V, Lee AH, Karkee R, Binns CW. Postpartum Breastfeeding Promotion and Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Western Nepal. Birth (Berkeley, Calif). 2015;42(4):329-36.
  44. Khanal V, Khanal P, Lee AH. Sustaining progress in maternal and child health in Nepal. Lancet (London, England). 2015;385(9987):2573.
  45. Khanal V, Brites da Cruz JL, Mishra SR, Karkee R, Lee AH. Under-utilization of antenatal care services in Timor-Leste: results from Demographic and Health Survey 2009-2010. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2015;15:211.
  46. Gyawali B, Sharma R, Neupane D, Mishra SR, van Teijlingen E, Kallestrup P. Prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Nepal: a systematic review and meta-analysis from 2000 to 2014. Global health action. 2015;8:29088.
  47. Giri RK, Khatri RB, Mishra SR, Khanal V, Sharma VD, Gartoula RP. Prevalence and factors associated with depressive symptoms among post-partum mothers in Nepal. BMC research notes. 2015;8:111.
  48. Acharya P, Khanal V. The effect of mother’s educational status on early initiation of breastfeeding: further analysis of three consecutive Nepal Demographic and Health Surveys. BMC public health. 2015;15:1069.
  49. Acharya D, Khanal V, Singh JK, Adhikari M, Gautam S. Impact of mass media on the utilization of antenatal care services among women of rural community in Nepal. BMC research notes. 2015;8:345.