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Suicide prevention: Every life matters

Suicide has been a global and national public health concern. Close to 800,000 people lose their life to suicide every year. It is estimated that for each completed suicide there are more than 20 other attempts. In fact, suicide attempts are an important risk factor for subsequent suicide. Suicide cuts across all sociodemographic levels and…

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COVID-19 Pandemic and Communication

Dr. Pramita Sharma, MD In recent history, the world has faced various outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics. From the Zika virus, various strains of influenza (bird, swine), Ebola, SARS, to most recently, novel coronavirus 2019, or COVID-19. Right now, the world is battling a coronavirus pandemic. It started in December 2019, when a group of people…

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कोभिड–१९ को महामारी र मानसिक स्वास्थ्य

नोबेल कोरोना भाइरसले विश्वभरी  त्रास र चिन्ताको वातावरण सिर्जना गरेको छ । संसारभरिका स्वास्थकर्मीले यसको नियन्त्रणका लागि विभिन्न प्रयास गरेतापनि यी प्रयासहरु पर्याप्त भइरहेका छैनन् र यसले आम-मानसमा तनाव र त्रासको स्थिती सिर्जना गरेको छ । सामाजिक तथा विद्युतिय सञ्जालमा सम्प्रेषण भइरहेका समाचार तथा सूचनाहरुले हामी सबैलाई चिन्तित बनाउनु सामान्य नै हो । विपद्को समयमा…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Anxiety

The spread of a novel Coronavirus is creating a state of panic and anxiety on a global scale. Public health authorities around the world are taking action to contain the coronavirus outbreak. However, this time of crisis is generating stress in the general population. It is very usual for all of us to be in…

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तनाव र मानसिक स्वास्थ्य

WHO का अनुसार मानसिक स्वास्थ भनेको सुस्वास्थको त्यस्तो अवस्था जहाँ प्रत्येक व्यक्तीले आफ्ना सम्भावनाहरु महसुस गर्छ, जिवनका सामान्य तनावहरुको सहजै सामना गर्छ तथा उत्पादनशील रुपमा काम गर्दै आफ्नो समुदायमा केहि योगदान पुर्याउछ । तसर्थ पूर्ण रुपमा स्वस्थ हुन मानसिक रुपमा पनि सबल अनि स्वस्थ हुन अत्यन्त जरुरी छ । प्रायः मानसिक स्वास्थ र मानसिक रोगलाई…