Author Archives: Bhimsen Devkota

About Bhimsen Devkota

Bhimsen Devkota is a professor of Health Education at Tribhuvan University of Nepal. He obtained his PhD in Public Health from the University of Aberdeen, UK. He is involved in various research works in Nepal, including South Asia. He is well-versed in researching and publishing on education, global health, health service research, and conflict and politics. He has published several articles on Nepal's conflict with a particular focus on health services.

“Like a Yam Between Two Stones”: Remembering Healthcare at War in Nepal (1996–2006)

Abstract The Nepal civil war (1996-2006) opposed a rural Maoist insurrection and a succession of monarchical regimes and governments. Despite a shift in perception of the conflict post 9/11, the conflict remained largely internal to Nepal with limited international involvement. Over that same period, health indicators in most domains recorded significant improvements including in the areas most affected by the conflict. Building on human rights datasets of violent incidents and systematic oral history in three regions affected to varying degrees by the conflict, this article Continue reading → Continue reading →