Welcome to HERD INTERNATIONAL
HERD INTERNATIONAL is a research company, promoting evidence informed policies and practices for sustainable development and contributing to improve quality of life of people. It is legally registered a as private limited company under the Office of the Company Registrar, Ministry of Industry, Nepal. HERD INTERNATIONAL functions with the principles of Youth-Centric Empowerment, High Regard to Human Subjects, Partnership and Collaboration, Integrated Development, Innovation for Impact, Translating Evidence into Policy and Practice and Zero Tolerance on Corruption and Misappropriation. All members of this organization embody in principle and practice these principles.
We function with 3E approaches of EFFICIENCY, EXECUTION and EMPOWERMENT.
Qualitative study on care seeking and service provider factors related to potentially serious illness in early infancy and later infancy/early childhood
Randomized Control Trial (RCT) in multiple districts to test the integration of inexpensive tobacco cessation strategies of proven efficacy into TB control programmes
Violence against Women and Women's Economic Empowerment: Understanding gender dynamics within domestic, public and work spaces
Health Systems Research at HERD
Manager - Health Systems Research
“In Health Systems Research unit, we look after the research dealing with systems/programme related challenges. We engage with the national programme managers and stakeholders right from the beginning. The findings from the research are disseminated in various platforms with the aim of informing policies and improving practice.”
Supportive Supervision for Mid-level health workers in rural Nepal
Senior Research officer
“Supportive supervision for health workers is all about improving performance, building relationship and making things work, rather than finding faults with individuals.”
Qualitative Research at HERD
Senior Qualitative Research Officer
“In qualitative research unit, we use various qualitative methods and approaches trying to gather understanding, experiences and perception of study participants, looking beyond numbers. This helps in designing programmes and identifying real need of the community as well as explore the reasons for the existing problems”.