Friday, 21 October 2011

Activities Carried out to date

- Collaborated with Professor Tim Usherhood, University of Sydney and Professor Jenny Reath, University of Western Sydney and Dr. Angel Magar at the Nepal Health Research Council to organise "National and International Perspectives on Scientific Health Research Workshop" in Kathmandu, Nepal.  The workshop took place in 17 October with the objective of  promoting scientific health research activities in Nepal. For details visit at

- Helped Dr Louise McDonnell and his family to make MoMo on 24 Sep to organise Triva Night to raise fund for the scholarship for MBBS students at Patan Academy Health Sciences, Nepal. Learn more at Dr. McDonnell raised AUS$ 9000 from Triva Night for this purpose.

- Supported in the facilitation of the Global Organisation for Maternal and Child Health and Global Health Media Project to collaborate in Nepal for their project implementation.

- Involved in raising the fund for treatment of severely malnourished girl child, Jamuna Budha Magar from remote distict (Rukum) of western part of Nepal. She was just weighed 12 kg at the aged of 12. In a 15 days online campaign we were able to raised nearly NPR. 350,000 from Nepalese across the globe. For details visit at!/groups/178940942172037/.

- Similarly, raised NPR. 50,000 for the support of Buddhist Nun who had gang rapped in the eastern part of Nepal in June.

- Contributed NPR. 76,000 (Aus $ 1000) for the cleaning campaign of temple organised by Nepal Unites in Kathmandu-August.

- Attended the Australian National University (ANU) Asia Pacific Week 2011 Conference from 10-14 July in Canberra. It is a memorable and rich learning experience that has provided plateform to network with world's top university 100 scholars i.e. Harvard University, Oxford University, Cambridge University, Cornell University, ANU, etc.

- Attended the AusAID Leaderhship Development Program workshop from 1-4 July in the Kangaroo Valley Golf and Country Resort, New South Wales. The experience was awesome with full of insightful learning experiences.

- Attended International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) 29th Triennial Congress from 19-23 June in Durban, South Africa.

- Coordinated with Ms. Cathy Ellis, Midwifery Instructor of the University of British Columbia  and Ms. Kiran Bajracharya, President, Midwifery Society of Nepal for the sponsorship of Ms. Rashmi Rajopadhyaya, Deputy Nursing Director, Patan Hospital to attend the ICM 29th Triennial Congress in Durban, South Africa.

- From my own out of pocket fund saved from my own stipend contributed US $1050 for the registration fee of Ms. Rashmi Rajopadhyaya, Deputy Nursing Director, Patan Hospital to attend the International Confederation of Midwives 29th Triennial Congress in Durban, South Africa.

- Submitted manuscript to the Nepal Health Research Council on May 30, and Midwifery Today on May 20. To learn about the latter article visit at