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Pledge to save lives

by ASHLEY HAGAMAN, KANCHAN RAWAT, DR. SAGUN BALLAV PANT

Suicide is tragic. But there is something everyone can do to help prevent it. Globally, nearly one million people die by suicide each year, and every incident of completed suicide is accompanied by an estimated 20 attempted acts. Institutions like the World Health Organisation (WHO) urge us all take up a role in combating suicide.

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Reconstruction of health systems should remain top priority in Nepal

Reconstruction of health systems should remain top priority in Nepal

Media statement from Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region on six month anniversary of the Nepal earthquake.

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The fight against violence

The fight against violence

Nepal, along with other countries, is celebrating 16-day activism to end violence against women. On the occasion of the Global 16-day activism, the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MoWCSW) in collaboration with UN Women appointed three male leaders to represent them.

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The role of mental health and psychosocial support nongovernmental organisations: reflections from post conflict Nepal

 Armed conflicts and other humanitarian crises impact mental health and psychosocial wellbeing.In contexts of overwhelming need and overstretched government health systems, nongovernmental organisations may play important roles.

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