November 29, 2017

Mainstreaming Mental health and Psychosocial Wellbeing

Koshish Nepal with support from PHCRD and CBM International organized national seminar on Mainstreaming mental health and psychosocial wellbeing at CNAS Hall TU, Kirtipur on 20 November 2017.

This seminar aimed to provide common platform to launch discussions on mainstreaming mental health and psychosocial wellbeing among the academic arena, governmental agencies and developmental organizations. Considering the current context of availability and accessibility of mental health and psychosocial support, this seminar helped to develop vision for affordable, accessible and efficient mental health and psychosocial services contextualized with social and cultural dimension of Nepal.

To discus the gap and issue of mental health psychosocial dissability at national context.

Thematic presentations:
1. Community Based Mental Health and Psychosocial model by KOSHISH
2. Training on Mental Health and Psycho-social Model by CMC
3. Mainstreaming Mental Health psycho-social well-being in academic setting by Masters in Social Work, TU

The opening session of the seminar

Pradeep Acharya presenting the paper.

Laxman presenting the paper on Koshish’s MHPSS interventions.


The program schedule

SN Time Activities Responsible Person
1 10:30 am – 11:00 am Registration of Participation Regendra Regmi
2 11:00 am – 12: 00 Opening Ceremony
Chairperson Matrika Prasad Devkota Chairperseon
Chief Guest Bhogendra Dottel Director, PHCRD
Guests  Prof. Shishir Subba  MCP, TU
Keshav bhattrai MoWCSW
Yagya Prasad Adhikari NHRC
Sudarsad Suvedi NFDN
Presentation Session
    Topics Presentor Commentators Session facilitator
1 12:00 – 12:30 Presentation by PHCRD Bijaya Kranti Shakya
2 12:30 – 1:00 Presentation by CBM Suraj Sigdel
3 1:00 – 1:45 Presentation by TU Dr. Pradip Acharya Dr. Nandita Sharma Sujen Man Maharjan
Pro. Dr. Shishir Subba
4 2:00 – 2:30 Presentation by CMC Dr. Kapidev Upadhya Binod Poudel Shaurabh Sharma
5 2:30 – 3:15 Presentation by KOSHISH Laxman Nath, Niru Shrestha Sujen Man Maharjan Sagoon KC
Nagendra Luitel, TPO

Koshish Nepal is one of the supporting partners of IMHCN 2018.