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SUPREME COURT ISSUES A SHOW-CAUSE ORDER ON SEPARATE MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION

On behalf of KOSHISH, Executive Director Matrika Prasad Devkota and Advocate Sharmila Parajuli jointly filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the different bodies of Government of Nepal (i.e the Prime Minister and the Office of the Council of Ministers including Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Federal Affairs and Administration, Ministry of Health and Population …

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Supreme Court issues a show-cause order on unified multilateral national action for the Suicide Prevention

On behalf of KOSHISH, Chairperson Shiva Ram Achhami, Executive Director Matrika Prasad Devkota and Advocate Sharmila Parajuli jointly filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the different bodies of Government of Nepal ( i.e. the Prime Minister and the Office of the Council of Ministers including Ministry of Home, Ministry of Women, Children and Senior …

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Way back home

24 years old Radha (name changed) was recovering from her mental health condition. She was trying to adjust in her family and community after receiving short term residential psycho-social support from KOSHISH. Due to lack of family support she was again left in the road wandering alone. One year back, she was rescued by KOSHISH …

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Consultation Workshop for Suicide Prevention

KOSHISH in coordination with the Health Division, Ministry of Social Development, Gandaki Province organized a Consultation Workshop on Suicide Prevention at Pokhara on 10 November 2020. The main objective of the program was to establish a multi-sectoral collaborative framework to reduce suicidal behavior prevalent in Pokhara Metropolitan city. Altogether 36 participants from multiple sectors attended …

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KOSHISH’s response against COVID-19 pandemic

Newsletter Since the beginning of lockdown due to COVID-19 in Nepal, KOSHISH has been providing mental health and psychosocial support services virtually through its Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers and Mental Health Experts to the people who are in need. As KOSHISH has been already implementing community mental health programs in Gorkha, Lamjung and Tanahun districts, …

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KOSHISH represents National Disability Directive Committee

Mr. Matrika Devkota, founding chairperson of KOSHISH has been appointed as a member of the National Disability Directive Committee, which has been formed under the Ministry of Women, Children, and Senior Citizens on 5th July 2020 to facilitate policy work related with disability. Mr. Devkota was selected among those who have made significant contributions to …

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Coordination for strengthening referral mechanism

Social Development Ministry, Gandaki Province was formally informed about KOSHISH and the project under implementation. Likewise, Dr. Ram Bahadur K.C from Health Directorate, Gandaki Province was made aware of KOSHISH’s presence in the region and informed about project objective and activities. Brief introduction about the services was provided to the attendees in a provincial-level health …

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