Durga Prasad Bhandari, MD, Master in Medicine, MPH

Technical Advisor

Areas of expertise

  • Clinical medicine
  • Chest disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • HIV
  • Primary health care
  • Emergency relief operations
  • Refugee relief operations
  • Capacity building

Projects & Resources

  • FHI 360 implements the Saath-Saath (Nepali for together) Project in 33 of 75 districts in Nepal.

Published Research

  • HIV service delivery models towards 'Zero AIDS-related Deaths': A collaborative case study of six Asia and Pacific countries
    Fujita M, Poudel KC, Green K, Wi T, Abeyewickreme I, Ghidinelli M, Kato M, Vun MC, Sopheap S, San KO, Bollen P, Rai KK, Dahal A, Bhandari D, Boas P, Yaipupu J, Sirinirund P, Saonuam P, Duong BD, Nhan DT, Thu NT, Jimba M.
    BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Apr; 15 (Article No.176): 14p. [Journal Impact Factor: 1.712]

    This study assessed HIV service delivery in six Asia and Pacific countries from the perspective of service availability, linking approaches, and performance monitoring for maximizing HIV case detection and retention. The study findings would help each country critically adapt and adopt global recommendations on HIV service decentralization, linkages and integration.

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