Smriti Mathema completed her undergraduate MBBS degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India and her postgraduate MD residency training in Pediatrics from Kasturba Medical College, India to qualify as a Pediatrician in 2010. With a special interest in preventive and social pediatrics, she is a trained Vaccinologist and an Immunization advocate. She recently graduated from the IPA-LEAD program, a 2.5 years long mentored leadership program on global child health by International Pediatric Association and GHLI, Yale University. She currently is the executive member of Nepal Pediatric Society (NEPAS) and chairs the NEPAS Immunization Committee. She is member of the Training Committee of the Medical Education Department at KMC. She is also the postgraduate coordinator of her department. She is a member of the Breastfeeding Committee and runs the Lactation Consultation and Breastfeeding Support Clinic at KMC.
Dr. Smriti Mathema
MBBS degree from
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India
postgraduate MD residency training in Pediatrics from
Kasturba Medical College, India
Editor-in-Chief of the ‘NEPAS Immunization Guidebook and Recommendation 2018’.
Mathema S. Routine immunisation services in Nepal during the Covid-19 pandemic. J Kathmandu Med Coll. 2021;10(1):1-3.
Mathema S, Shrestha S. Knowledge and attitude towards baby friendly health initiative among nurses working in a tertiary care hospital. J Kathmandu Med Coll. 2020;9(2):87-91.
Mathema S, Kayastha P, Sharma PR. The Impact of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) and Sepsis Training on Pediatric Nurses. Journal of Nepalgunj Medical College. 2021 Aug;18(2):68-71.
Mathema S, Shrestha S, Pokhrel M. Caregivers’ Knowledge and Attitude on Breastfeeding Practices and its Influence on Primiparous Mothers. Nepal Med Coll J. 2020; 22(4): 243-7.
Mathema S. The Impact of COVID-19 on Immunization Services. J Lumbini Med Coll. 2020 Jun;8(1):158-60.
Mathema S. NEPAS Immunization Guidebook and Recommendations 2018. Principles of Vaccination. 2nd ed;2018:2-9.
Mathema S. NEPAS Immunization Guidebook and Recommendations 2018. Rabies Vaccine. 2nd ed;2018:125-131.
Mathema S. NEPAS Immunization Guidebook and Recommendations 2018. Immunization of Adolescents. 2nd ed;2018:170-175.
Mathema S. Breastfeeding Practices in Kathmandu. J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2014;34(2):96-99.
Nepal Paediatric Society Award Winning Paper – Mathema S, Shrestha A. Prevalence and causes of anaemia in six to sixty months old children: A cross-sectional study at Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital. J Nepal Paediatr Soc. 2013; 33 (3):163–165.
Mathema S. NEPAS Guidebook on Immunization. Rotavirus Vaccine.1st ed;2012.
Mathema S. NEPAS Guidebook on Immunization. Varicella Vaccine.1st ed;2012.
Online Teaching-Learning and Assessment Guidelines, KMC 2021, Medical Education Department.
Pradhan M, Joshi U, Mathema S, Neupane A, Thakuri RS, Poudyal S, Chaulagain R. Parents’ beliefs and practices on teething. J Nepal Dent Assoc. 2020 Jul-Dec;20(31):100-6.
Shrestha, S., Pokhrel, M., & Mathema, S. (2020). Knowledge, Attitude and Practices among Mothers of Children 6 to 24 months of Age Regarding Complementary Feeding. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 58(230).
Ojha A., Mathema S., Sah S., Aryal U. A comparative study on use of 3% saline versus 0.9% saline nebulization in children with bronchiolitis. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council. 2014 Jan;12(26):39-4.
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