T Geetha Rana

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INTRODUCTION The Women's Right to Life and Health Project contributes to Nepal's National Safe Motherhood Program and maternal mortality reduction efforts by working to improve the availability, quality and utilization of emergency obstetric care services in public health facilities. METHODS The project upgraded 8 existing public health facilities through(More)
BACKGROUND Infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices differ in communities due to difference in knowledge, culture, health service utilization, and other socio-economic factors. The objective of this study was to explore the knowledge and practices of Chepang mothers on ICYF and their correlates. METHODS Cross sectional descriptive study was(More)
BACKGROUND Given the adoption of assertive outreach teams into UK mental health policy, it is important to assess whether gains identified in efficacy studies can be replicated in ordinary clinical settings. AIM The aim of the study was to assess patient characteristics and clinical outcomes in routine assertive outreach services in the UK. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate Nepal's first independent midwifery unit, the Patan Hospital Birthing Centre (BC), as a model for training and service provision for low risk deliveries. Specifically, to compare its efficacy with that of an adjacent Consultant-led Maternity Unit (CMU). METHODS Unpaired comparison of delivery procedures and outcomes at the Patan(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this consensus paper is to provide practical guidance on why and how aripiprazole, with its distinct pharmacological and side effect profile, should be used for treatment of acute bipolar mania. METHODS An advisory panel of UK healthcare professionals, with extensive experience of prescribing aripiprazole for acute bipolar(More)
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