Project Title: Sickle Cell Disease Management and Service Delivery in Nepal
Client: Creating Possibilities Nepal
Students: Bashar Alsaeedi, Shafaq Noorani, Marzia Rizvi, Daniela Rodriguez, Hadis Siadat
Faculty Lead: Sara Shneiderman
Fieldwork Location: Dang District, Nepal
About the Project: Providing recommendations on the adequacy of the Nepali public health policy infrastructure and services for addressing the socio-economic impact of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and supporting appropriate disease management in the Tharu community. The output from this project was a detailed policy report that can be used by CP in their continued advocacy work to convince the Nepalese government to address the long standing issues described by the research team.
Key Words: Health, Community Engagement, Service Delivery