Strengthening mental health services including in Government designated COVID 19 hospitals across the country

Background: Nepal’s health system fundamentally suffers from constrained healthcare resources including physical infrastructure and skilled human resources. COVID-19 has further unraveled the inadequacy and fragility of the health care delivery system across the country. With the increasing demand for health services seeking among the public, recently, the MoHP endorsed an operational guideline to establish and […]

GBV prevention and response project phase II (GBVPRII)

Background: Gender-based violence (GBV) is considered as one of the major challenges prevalent in the country and Nepal still has a long way to go in terms of conclusively implementing laws and frameworks that have been formulated for complete eradication. Nevertheless, many actors and agencies including the government are working towards prevention and reduction of […]

Sports-based Mental heAlth pRomotion intervention for adolescenTs in Nepal (SMART)

Background: Each year, one in five adolescents aged 10-19 experiences a mental disorder like depression or anxiety, and the rate is rising. Nepal is a low-income country where there is a large population of adolescents at risk of mental disorders, but a lack of mental health care. An intervention is needed that can protect adolescents […]

Improving Adolescent mentaL health by reducing the Impact of poverty (ALIVE)

Background: Depression and anxiety are leading contributors to the burden of disease among adolescents in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), and they disproportionally affect adolescents living in poverty. Yet, the evidence base for interventions that effectively prevent depression and anxiety among adolescents living in poverty is weak. One major shortcoming is that interventions often fail […]

COVID 19: Operationalizing Regional Exchange 4 Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (CORE4MHPSS)

Background With COVID-19, there has been a rise in suicide, poverty, psychosocial problems, mental disorder, etc. In this context, training people on how to provide Basic Psychosocial Support (BPS) becomes crucial. Hence, The Asia Foundation and TPO Nepal with other partners have been working on developing and upgrading the e-learning platform with its BPS course. […]

Dignity: Psychosocial Rehabilitation of the TIP survivors

Background: Trafficking in persons is a global threat to fundamental human rights. It has deprived approximately 24.9 million people of their freedom and basic human dignity (Trafficking in Persons Report, June 2019). An increasing trend of human trafficking has been seen in Nepal with the number of cases being reported by Nepal Police standing at […]

Leaving no one behind: Building community capacities in Nepal for inclusive transitional justice, reconciliation and conflict resolution

Background: Nepal’s 10-year ‘People’s War’ (1996–2006) radically changed the country. More than 14,000 people lost their lives and thousands more were injured or displaced. Since the end of the armed conflict, which lasted from 1996 to 2006, the Nepal government has struggled to meet the demand for an adequate justice and reconciliation process to support victims […]

International Study of Discrimination and Stigma Outcomes (INDIGO)

Background: Indigo Partnership research program is a multi-site collaboration for anti-stigma interventions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) (China, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, and Tunisia) that aims to carry out research to strengthen the understanding of mechanisms of stigma processes and reduce stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness in LMICs; and establish a strong […]


Background: ENHANCE is a 3-years research project that aims to cater psychological services to women with perinatal depression by training the community-based health workers. Under the financial and technical support from the University of Liverpool, the project is being implemented by TPO Nepal.  Objective: To build the capacity of community-based government health workers to provide […]

Health Action in ScHools for a Thriving Adolescent Generation (HASHTAG)

Background:  Health Action in ScHools for a Thriving Adolescent Generation (HASHTAG) is a 2-year project funded by UK Medical Research Council (MRC) which is being implemented in Nepal and South Africa. It is led by the university of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa. Globally, many adolescents live in unstable environments, where poverty, conflict, or abuse is […]

Holistic Rehabilitation Support to the Cases of Human Right Violation

Introduction: –  The armed conflict, also popularly known as people’s war, in between the year 1996 and 2006 claimed the lives of 13,000 people and displaced an estimate of 200,000 and more. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 5 clearly prohibits torture in any case. Besides all the international conventions and declaration signed by the […]


Introduction: – RESHAPE is a 5-years research project funded through the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) grant that aims to improve quality of mental health care and services in Nepal through capacity building and trainings of primary healthcare workers. The project is being implemented by TPO Nepal in partnership with George Washington University. Objectives: To […]

Psychosocial support to girls and boys vulnerable to child marriage and violent discipline/Children, adolescents, caregivers and vulnerable population psychosocial well-being (including in COVID-19 context) improved through services

Background Almost every child in Nepal suffers violence – be it child marriage or violent discipline.  Around 52% girls are married by age 18 compared to 19% boys (NDHS, 2016).Violent discipline (physical punishment or psychological aggression) affects 82 per cent of children aged between 1 and 14 years in Nepal (MICS, 2014). Over 50% of […]

E-mhGAP Intervention guide in Low and middle-income countries: proof-of-concept for Impact and Acceptability (Emilia)

Background: – Emilia is a 3 years project funded by the Medial Research Council UK. Emilia is led by Kings College London and will be implemented in Nepal and Nigeria. Globally mental, neurological and substance use disorder are highly prevalent and responsible for 14% of the global burden of disease expressed in disability adjusted life years […]

Enabling translation of Science to Service to ENhance Depression CarE (ESSENCE)

Background: Enabling translation of Science to Service to ENhance Depression CarE (ESSENCE) is a five years research project which aims to bridge the gap between science and mental health care by generating evidence on cost effective implementation approaches for scaling up of evidence based intervention for mental disorders, particularly for treating depression. TPO Nepal is one […]

Jumla Mental Health Project

Jumla Mental Health Project was started by TPO Nepal in 2013 with the aim of providing evidence-based, high quality, culturally appropriate mental health services to the residents in Jumla. Over the years, the different activities of this project have been supported by Duke Global Health Institute, HopeLab Foundation and Jacobs Foundation. Currently HeartMind International (HMI), […]

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