Contributions to Nepalese Studies

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 2, July

Health Needs in Two Ethnic Communities of Humla District, Nepal
Introduction This report summarizes findings from a primary health care baseline study conducted in September and October of 1999, in upper Humla district, Nepal. (1) This study establishes measures of health conditions in Humla, and constitutes...
HIV/AIDS in Nepal: The Making of a Cultural Model
Introduction HIV/AIDS has become a prominent problem in the tiny South Asian country of Nepal. Experts have stated that the number of AIDS cases has increased fifteen-fold over a three-year period (1990-93) and the numbers were expected to reach...
Migration and Spread of HIV/AIDS: A View from Medical Geography
"A Physician can't understand the essence of disease unless he is a geographer too."--Paracelus Introduction Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981. Strictly speaking, the term AIDS refers only to the last stage...
Negotiating Peace and Cooperation in South Asia: Trends and Travails
In War and Peace Leo Tolstoy wrote that the political leaders are driven by the underlying social forces of which they are indicators rather than commanders. Examples of underlying social forces are population increase requiring to create more social...