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Rural municipality taking initiative for suicide prevention

“We will prepare a suicide prevention plan. A suicide prevention network will be established in each ward of our municipality. The network will be activated for awareness-raising on mental health and suicide prevention services.”-Mr. Raju Gurung, Chief of Siranchok Rural Municipality In a suicide prevention interaction program organized by KOSHISH on 25 December 2020, Chief …

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Building capacity of community volunteers

KOSHISH has provided 3 events of training to Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) of Tanahun district on identification and referral of mental health condition and psychosocial disability in the month of December 2020. The 3-days training was focused on understanding the health, mental health, and psychosocial wellbeing; mental health and psychosocial problems; causes and impact; …

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Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disability

With the slogan of the year “Building back better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world” International Day of Persons with Disability-2020 was celebrated. On the occasion, KOSHISH jointly with the Ministry of Social Development and NFD-N Gandaki Province organized a virtual interaction program on “Effect of COVID-19 on people with disability in Gandaki …

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Persons with or at risk of mental health condition and disability benefited from tele-counseling and direct relief support

From June to December 2020, KOSHISH in partnership with Canada Fund for Local Initiative implemented the “Promotion of Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Vulnerable Persons Impacted by COVID-19” project. As an emergency response in Gandaki province, KOSHISH attempted to address the mental health and psychosocial concerns of vulnerable people affected due to the COVID-19 …

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People in need received relief materials

KOSHISH in support of Malteser International and coordination with Panchakanya Rural Municipality of Nuwakot district distributed relief support to persons with a mental health condition, persons with disability, single women, senior citizens, and low-income families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 249 persons from all wards of Panchakanya RM received basic food and …

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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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