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Formative research to inform a community-based CVD prevention intervention among urban poor in Kathmandu, Nepal: Collaboration between Harvard T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health and Kathmandu Medical College
Non-communicable Disease

Principal Investigator: Professor Dr Abhinav Vaidya

On the basis of proposal he developed during his Harvard stay, KMC has been granted Lown Award Fund to conduct a formative research to develop a community-based cardiovascular disease prevention intervention among the urban poor of Sinamangal slum area along the banks of Bagmati River, near KMCTH. The research shall use GIS mapping, Photo Voice, Market Basket Surveys, and other innovative tools for data collection. The study was postponed due to the pandemic and shall be completed by 2022.

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Sinamangal slum area where the Lown Program funded research shall be carried out

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