Draft of Revised Mental Health Policy Nepal

A workshop was organized today by Curative Service Division, Ministry of Health and Population to finalize draft Mental Health Policy and Legislation. The division is now taking this forward for necessary approval process soon. Please, find attached the drafts of policy and legislation for the reference. If any one want to give feedback on these … Continue reading Draft of Revised Mental Health Policy Nepal


Nepal Earthquakes 2015: Disaster & Mental Health

Nepal faces the risk of different forms of natural disasters like avalanches, floods, earthquakes, landslides, etc. which can potentially create acute short-term impact on the mental health on individual, family, and community levels which can develop into long-term psychosocial and mental health problems if they are not supported and treated on time[1]. The healthcare systems … Continue reading Nepal Earthquakes 2015: Disaster & Mental Health

4 years 4 months

Finally, after 4 years 4 months, the time has come for me to close this circle and move on for the new one. I am very content to have my work successfully completed and I am looking forward for my new mission from next month. Even before I joined ICRC, I was aware about the issue of … Continue reading 4 years 4 months

Hateymalo (2010-16)

Public Resources in one place  2009 - Families of missing persons in Nepal: a study of their needs PDF: families-of-missing-persons-nepal-report This assessment conducted by Simon Robbins was a stepping stone for the launch of Hateymalo program in Nepal. 2010 - Hateymalo: Accompanying families of the missing in Nepal. Piloted in Bardiya by Bhava Poudyal, Nepalese Psychologist and the team … Continue reading Hateymalo (2010-16)

31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP) 2016

The 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP) 2016 was held in Yokohama, Japan from July 24-29 2016.  This year it was organized around the theme "Diversity in Harmony: Insights from Psychology."  The ICP is organized by a national host committee under the auspices of the International Union of Psychological Science every four years. The 32nd Congress has been confirmed … Continue reading 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP) 2016