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06.08.21

Fulbright Nepal Presents COVID-19 and Public Health Crises: Updates and Appeals from Nepal

June 8, 2021, 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

Fulbright Nepal COVID panel promo graphic with panelists

Join Fulbright Nepal for a panel discussion on the challenges Nepal faces in handling the COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives of leading hospitals and research institutes will report on how the pandemic is affecting medical care.

Participants:

Reshu Aryal Dhungana, Executive Director, The Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Nepal

Kirti Kusum Joshi, Ph.D., President of the Fulbright Alumni Association of Nepal

Dr. Biraj Karmacharya, Director, Public Health and Community Programs, Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Shreekrishna Maharjan, Chief, Molecular Lab Medicine, Patan Hospital Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal

Dr. Sangeeta Mishra, Director / Chief Consultant, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal Associate Professor (OBS/GYN), NAMS, (National Academy of Medical Sciences), Kathmandu, Nepal

Dr. Archana Shrestha, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Dhulikhel, Nepal Director, Institute for Implementation Science and Health, Kathmandu, Nepal