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Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2020)
Journal Article
Pant, P. R., Banstola, A., Bhatta, S., Mytton, J. A., Acharya, D., Bhattarai, S., …James, S. L. (in press). Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Injury Prevention, https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043309

Background: Nepal is a low-income country undergoing rapid political, economic and social development. To date, there has been little evidence published on the burden of injuries during this period of transition. Methods: The Global Burden of Dise... Read More about Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies (2019)
Journal Article
Mytton, J., Bhatta, S., Thorne, M., & Pant, P. (2019). Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies. Cogent Medicine, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/2331205X.2019.1673654

Background The population of Nepal are vulnerable to injuries from natural disasters as well as those occurring in the home, at work and on the roads. Aim To collate and synthesise the published literature reporting injuries to people of any age... Read More about Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies.

Social autopsy: a potential health-promotion tool for preventing maternal mortality in low-income countries (2018)
Journal Article
Mahato, P. K., Waithaka, E., van Teijlingen, E., Pant, P. R., & Biswas, A. (2018). Social autopsy: a potential health-promotion tool for preventing maternal mortality in low-income countries. WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health, 7(1), 24-28. https://doi.org/10.4103/2224-3151.228424

Despite significant global improvements, maternal mortality in low-income countries remains unacceptably high. Increasing attention in recent years has focused on how social factors, such as family and peer influences, the community context, health s... Read More about Social autopsy: a potential health-promotion tool for preventing maternal mortality in low-income countries.

Status of drowning in Nepal: A study of central police data (2018)
Journal Article
Sedain, B., & Pant, P. R. (2018). Status of drowning in Nepal: A study of central police data. F1000Research, 7, 576. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.14563.1

Background: Drowning is a serious and mostly preventable injury-related cause of death. Low-and-middle income countries represent 90% of total drowning deaths worldwide. There is lack of epidemiological studies of drowning in Nepal. The aim of this p... Read More about Status of drowning in Nepal: A study of central police data.

Mental health in BME groups with diabetes: an overlooked issue? (2017)
Journal Article
Regmi, P. R., Regmi, P. R., Alloh, F., Pant, P. R., Simkhada, P., & van Teijlingen, E. (2017). Mental health in BME groups with diabetes: an overlooked issue?. Lancet, 389(10072), 904-905. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2817%2930051-X

A recent commentary in The Lancet emphasised the effect of mental health on diabetes. We would particularly like to highlight the mental health issues of black and minority ethnic (BME) populations with diabetes in the UK, owing to the considerably h... Read More about Mental health in BME groups with diabetes: an overlooked issue?.

Usefulness of hospital emergency department records to explore access to injury care in Nepal (2016)
Journal Article
Bhatta, S., Pant, P. R., & Mytton, J. (2016). Usefulness of hospital emergency department records to explore access to injury care in Nepal. International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12245-016-0120-9

© 2016, Bhatta et al. Background: Injuries are a major public health problem worldwide. Despite increasing morbidity and mortality from injuries in Nepal, it is not recognised in the government’s policy and programmes and few population-based studies... Read More about Usefulness of hospital emergency department records to explore access to injury care in Nepal.

Diabetes prevention and management in South Asia (2016)
Journal Article
Regmi, P., Kurmi, O. P., Aryal, N., Pant, P. R., Banstola, A., Alloh, F., & van Teijlingen, E. (in press). Diabetes prevention and management in South Asia

Background: Globally, the number of people living with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) has increased four-fold since 1980. South Asia houses one-fifth of the world’s population living with diabetes, and it was the 8th leading cause of deaths in 2013 for South... Read More about Diabetes prevention and management in South Asia.

Childhood injury prevention in post-epidemiological transition in Nepal (2016)
Journal Article
Joshi, S. K., & Pant, P. R. (2016). Childhood injury prevention in post-epidemiological transition in Nepal

Unlike to other disease/conditions, the treatment of injuries may not be the first option to avoid the loss of lives, disability, trauma, and financial burden. It requires considerable efforts to prevention activities. According to the general public... Read More about Childhood injury prevention in post-epidemiological transition in Nepal.

Implication of air pollution on health effects in Nepal: Lessons from global research (2016)
Journal Article
Kurmi, O. P., Regmi, P., & Pant, P. R. (2016). Implication of air pollution on health effects in Nepal: Lessons from global research. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 6(1), 525-527. https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v6i1.14733

The Nepal Health Research Council and recent National Health Policy of Nepal (2014) have included ‘air pollution’ as a priority research/public health agenda that is guaranteed by the Constitution. There is an urgent need to organise the future polic... Read More about Implication of air pollution on health effects in Nepal: Lessons from global research.

Rise and Shine interview with Pusparaj Pant 15 Jun 2016 [with English subtitles] (2016)
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Pant, P. R. (2016). Rise and Shine interview with Pusparaj Pant 15 Jun 2016 [with English subtitles]

Rise and Shine interview with Pusparaj Pant (Researcher, University of the West of England) on 15 June 2016. Kantipur Television, Kathmandu, Nepal. This is a Live show aired during the morning news. The interview encompassed many general aspects of c... Read More about Rise and Shine interview with Pusparaj Pant 15 Jun 2016 [with English subtitles].

Stipulating citizen's fundamental right to healthcare: Inference from the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nepal 2015 (2015)
Journal Article
Simkhada, P., Regmi, P., Pant, P. R., van Teijlingen, E., & Sathian, B. (2015). Stipulating citizen's fundamental right to healthcare: Inference from the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nepal 2015. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, 5(4), 516-517. https://doi.org/10.3126/nje.v5i4.14257

Nepal has a great opportunity to learn from, and collaborate with, non-governmental development partners and private sectors, and from other governments and organizations around the world, but we must move promptly.

Epidemiology of unintentional child injuries in the makwanpur district of Nepal: A household survey (2015)
Journal Article
Pant, P. R., Towner, E., Ellis, M., Manandhar, D., Pilkington, P., & Mytton, J. (2015). Epidemiology of unintentional child injuries in the makwanpur district of Nepal: A household survey. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(12), 15118-15128. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph121214967

© 2015 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Secondary sources of information indicate that the proportion of child deaths due to injuries is increasing in Nepal. This study aimed to describe the epidemiology of unintentional injuries in... Read More about Epidemiology of unintentional child injuries in the makwanpur district of Nepal: A household survey.

Importance of public health in low- and middle- income countries (2015)
Book Chapter
Pant, P. R., van Teijlingen, E., & Simkhada, P. (2015). Importance of public health in low- and middle- income countries. In K. Vaidya (Ed.), Public Health for the Curious: Why Study Public Health?The Curious Academic Publishing

One might ask you questions on why should we care about health of other people, especially that of other countries? Why should global health matter in courses run in developed countries? Why should global health matter those live in developed countri... Read More about Importance of public health in low- and middle- income countries.

The feasibility of community mobilisation for child injury prevention in rural Nepal: A programme for female community health volunteers (2015)
Journal Article
Pant, P. R., Budhathoki, B., Ellis, M., Manandhar, D., Deave, T., & Mytton, J. (2015). The feasibility of community mobilisation for child injury prevention in rural Nepal: A programme for female community health volunteers. BMC Public Health, 15(430), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1783-5

Background. Injuries accounted for 23% of all deaths in children and adolescents in Nepal during 2010 (n = 3,700). Despite this, there is no national death registration or injury surveillance system. Non-fatal injuries are many times more common than... Read More about The feasibility of community mobilisation for child injury prevention in rural Nepal: A programme for female community health volunteers.

The emerging problems of non-communicable diseases (2015)
Book Chapter
Pant, P. R., GC, V., Simkhada, P., Kirkpatrick, P., & Poobalan, A. (2015). The emerging problems of non-communicable diseases. In S. P. Wasti, P. Simkhada, & E. vaTeijlingen (Eds.), The Dynamics of Health in Nepal, 142-168. Social Science Baha, Himal Books

Injury and its prevention (2015)
Book Chapter
Pant, P. R., & Towner, E. (2015). Injury and its prevention. In S. P. Wasti, P. Simkhada, & E. vanTeijlingen (Eds.), The Dynamics of Health in Nepal, 185-205. Social Science Baha, Himal Books

Epidemiology of unintentional child injuries in the South-East Asia region: A systematic review (2015)
Journal Article
Pant, P. R., Towner, E., Pilkington, P., & Ellis, M. (2015). Epidemiology of unintentional child injuries in the South-East Asia region: A systematic review. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 22(1), 24-32. https://doi.org/10.1080/17457300.2013.842594

All the 11 members of the South-East Asia Region (SEAR) of the World Health Organization are categorised as low- and middle-income countries. This region has over a quarter of the world’s total population but comprises about one-third of the world’s... Read More about Epidemiology of unintentional child injuries in the South-East Asia region: A systematic review.

Community perceptions of unintentional child injuries in Makwanpur district of Nepal: A qualitative study (2014)
Journal Article
Pant, P. R., Towner, E., Pilkington, P., Ellis, M., & Manandhar, D. (2014). Community perceptions of unintentional child injuries in Makwanpur district of Nepal: A qualitative study. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 476. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-476

Background: In Nepal, childhood unintentional injury is an emerging public health problem but it has not been prioritised on national health agenda. There is lack of literature on community perceptions about child injuries. This study has explored co... Read More about Community perceptions of unintentional child injuries in Makwanpur district of Nepal: A qualitative study.