New research is conducted to generate evidence to improve NSI's program and suggest policy/system changes relevant for Nepal's primary healthcare system. This year, the following activities has been conducted.

Key Activities Achievements Remarks
Research and Studies 3
  • A Study on the utilization and effectiveness of Primary Emergency Care (PEC) Training program in Nepal (ongoing)
  • Review of Outpatient Department Readiness in Basic and General (A) Hospitals of Nepal, and its Relationship to Service Utilization and User Satisfaction
  • Job Satisfaction of Biomedical Equipment Technicians (BMETs) in Nepal.
Internal Evaluations / Assessments / Reports / Advocacy Materials 7
  • Post-Training assessment of ASBA, OTTM and PEC training graduates
  • Baseline assessment of Gorkha & Trishuli Hospital (HUB Hospital)
  • Need assessment of Hemodialysis equipment
  • Impact Evaluation of BMEAT
  • ASBA Report
  • Newsletters
  • NSI Brochure
Journal Article 2
  • Impact Evaluation of SBA FEP accepted in PLUS ONE
  • Pathways to effective surgical coverage in a low middle income country-PLOS Global Public Health
Conference Attended 4
  • Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research - 3 presentations
  • 1st International Women's Conference
  • Ninth National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal
  • 16th International Conference of Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists