RISK Award 2017 - Nursing Association of Nepal (NAN)

"EpiNurse Project"

EpiNurse – a RISK Award project in the home straight

EpiNurse – a RISK Award project in the home straight

Specially trained nurses are the cornerstone of the initiative. As the project enters the home straight, we spoke with two key representatives from the Nursing Association Nepal (NAN), which is responsible for EpiNurse. >more

EpiNurse project in Nepal keeps the momentum going

EpiNurse project in Nepal keeps the momentum going

The EpiNurse project in Nepal serves nurses with special digital trainings to provide medical care in emergencies. The project continues to help people in disaster affected areas. It is expanding steadily. >more

How nurses in Nepal are modernising the healthcare system

How nurses in Nepal are modernising the healthcare system

Mobile phones and tablets are the daily companions of the EpiNurses – nurses with special digital training – in Nepal. The women are sent to refugee camps, crisis areas and remote mountainous regions to provide medical care in emergencies. >more

2017 RISK Award – Improving medical care in Nepal

2017 RISK Award – Improving medical care in Nepal

NAN is using the RISK Award money to improve medical care for many thousands of people in Nepal. With their partner organisations, they are developing new, digital information and communication technologies for the health sector. >more

Nurses in Nepal – Indispensable for disaster risk management, but still not held in the esteem they deserve

Nurses in Nepal – Indispensable for disaster risk management, but still not held in the esteem they deserve

The “EpiNurse” project aims to enhance the public health emergency preparedness through an innovative approach to data collection. We spoke to Apsara Pandey and Sakiko Kanbara from Japan, the founder of the EpiNurse system, about their plans. >more

2017 RISK Award – “...and the winner is: EpiNurse from Nepal!”

2017 RISK Award – “...and the winner is: EpiNurse from Nepal!”

The 2017 RISK Award praises and funds a project that enhances disaster preparedness through innovative information and communication technologies. It supports prevention and control of communicable diseases following a disaster. The winning contribution was presented by the Nursing Association of Nepal (NAN). >more

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