Lunchtime Seminar – Injury Prevention in Nepal

  • Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
  • 12.30 to 13.30 Room 4.108 Worsley Building

Lunchtime Seminar –Injury Prevention in Nepal

Nuffield Centre for International Development and Health with the Centre for Global Development

Day:         Tuesday 25th September 2018

Time:       12:30-13:30

Venue:     Room 4.108 Worsley Building, University of
Leeds

Injuries accounted for 10.1% of the global burden of disease in 2013(1) yet are frequently overlooked as both a public health issue and also in research.  The Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development and the Centre for Global Development (CGD), University of Leeds present a lunchtime seminar on injuries and injury prevention in Nepal.  There will be three short presentations covering independent research projects as well as opportunities for questions and discussion.

Chair: Dr Helen Elsey,

Nepal Injury Research Centre

Dr Julie Mytton, Nepal Injury Research Centre, UWE Bristol

Julie will be discussing the work of the Nepal Injury Research Centre which aims to provide high quality injury research studies to inform policy and legislation and reduce injuries.  The project is funded by the NIHR Global Health Research Programme.

Health and Occupation Risks in Informal Waste Workers in Kathmandu, Nepal

Dr Andrew Lee, Dr Jiban Karki and Michelle Black from School of Health and Applied Research, University of Sheffield

Andrew, Jiban and Michelle will be discussing the results of a cross sectional survey of the health status and occupational risks in informal waste workers in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The project is funded by Médecins du Monde France.

Injury Profile from a Household Survey, Nepal

Dr Helen Elsey and Chris Cartwright, Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds

Helen and Chris will be discussing the injury profile from a household survey carried out in Kathmandu and Lalitpur, Nepal as part of the Surveys for Urban Equity project using novel survey methods to include the urban poor and excluded.  The project is funded by the Global Challenge Research Fund.

Please register your interest in attending:

It is possible that the room may change so please email c.cartwright@leeds.ac.uk to register your interest in attending so that we are able to notify you of any room change as soon as possible.