Blog October 31, 2018

Participatory Approach- One of its kind

I am somebody who always looks forward to explore new things. For the same, when I came across vacancy for Qualitative Research Officer for Community Arts against Antibiotic Resistance in Nepal (CARAN) Project by HERD International, ...
Blog October 26, 2018

Training Community to Film

CARAN Community Arts Against Antibiotic Resistance in Nepal (CARAN) is a project designed to develop and pilot test an innovative intervention using community led solutions to address the problem of antibiotic misuse at the level of ...
Blog September 14, 2018

Developing scripts for participatory film

During the pretesting of ‘Community Arts Against Antibiotic Resistance in Nepal (CARAN)’ project at Chandragiri Municipality, Kathmandu, we conducted several activities and learning sessions. We held a series of workshops on ...
Blog August 31, 2018

Trusting more on private pharmacy

Where do you go when you fall sick? I asked a Chatapat seller (street vendor). “That Talukhuile Doctor” was what she replied with a smile, referring to the Auxiliary Health Worker (AHW) in a nearby pharmacy.Dipendra Malla As ...
Blog August 29, 2018

TB Tobacco: The Way Forward

“It is very difficult to counsel teenage TB patients,” said Ms. Anita Khadayat, Nursing In charge at DOTS Clinic of Friends of Shanta Bhawan, Lalitpur. “When we talk about their smoking habits during the ...
Blog August 17, 2018

My test in the pretest

A gloomy monsoon morning in Kathmandu, the first day of methodologies’ pretesting of CARAN project at Chandragiri Municipality. We were to start early, as agreed with the participants from the community so as not to disturb their ...