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Climate change induced natural disasters impact on the health of the coastal people in Bangladesh

[PHP Nepal Vol 5 Issue 7 Jul 2015] | Climate change is undeniable, has been a reality and its devastating impact is evident all over the world, particularly in the poor developing countries like Bangladesh. Bangladesh is considered as one of the high-risk countries to climate change due to its geographical location, topography, population density, poverty and lesser adaptive capacity to climate change.

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Health promotion: a review of policies and practices in Nepal

[PHP Nepal Vol 5 Issue 2 Feb 2015] | Green Tara Nepal, a leading NGO working on Health Promotion, recently disseminated the findings of the evaluation of key health promotion initiatives in the country. The evaluation was conducted in collaboration with the Government of Nepal, Green Tara Trust, a UK-based charity, several NGOs and INGOs and three UK universities, namely Liverpool John Moores University, Bournemouth University and the University of Sheffield. The evaluation identified key government, bilateral, UN agencies and I/NGOs working in health promotion in Nepal.

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Mainstreaming as a response to HIV/AIDS in India: an innovative multi-sectoral approach

[PHP Nepal Vol 3 Issue 11 December 2013] | HIV/AIDS is an epidemic spreading swiftly with its presence on global front. Although the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in India is still lower than many other countries in the world; it is the third largest HIV/AIDS inhabited country. According to National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) 2012 report, 2.39 million HIV positive people were living in the country at the end of 2009. Interestingly, the impact of HIV/ AIDS is not very noticeable due to low prevalence rate (estimated at 0.31% in 2009) of the infection and large population size of the country (NACO, 2012).

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