Seminar: Community based management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Nepal

  • Date:
  • Location: Zoom
  • Lecturer: Tara Ballav Adhikari
  • Contact person: Katarina Jonasson Vangen
  • Seminarium

Tara Ballav Adhikari is a PhD fellow at the Department of Public Heath at Aarhus University in Denmark. He has a master exam in Public health from the University of Southern Denmark, and a bachelor degree in Public Health form the Institute of Medicine at the Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Tara will be presenting about the burden of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Nepal. It is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the country. He will summarize the findings from his trial assessing a community-based intervention in Nepal, led by female community health volunteers, to manage COPD and raise awareness on the disease and its risk factors.