Professor Padam Simkhada from Public Health Institute will be addressing Nepalese Parliamentarians (MPs) on 29th December 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The Nepal government organise regular evidence based policy formation dialogue series and Prof Simkhada will be talking about the importance of national and international evidence on public health policy formation in Nepal.
Prof Simkhada has been working on a number of research projects on maternal health, health promotion, migration, sex trafficking, reproductive and sexual health including HIV/AIDS. Prof Simkhada has made significant contributions to Public Health research and capacity building areas in Nepal. Prof Simkhada has also published over 70 research articles related to public health issues in Nepal.
PHI has a number of master and PhD students from Nepal and most of their research is based on public health issues in Nepal.