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              Ranga Raj Dhungana, 84 Sachetan Marg, Baneshwor
         GPO Box 10726, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel: 977-1-4109126 (Home)
               Mobile: 977-98510 58416, rrdhungana@gmail.com


                                                       SUMARRY
Education Background: PhD in Prevention of Communicable Diseases and MD in Communicable Diseases, ICA (International
Course on AIDS Control in Asia), MBA (Master in Business Administration), BDM (Bachelor Degree in Management), Diploma
in STD/AIDS, PCL in Medical Science, and SLC (School Leaving Certificate).
Training and Competencies: Peace Building, Proposal writing, Business Plan, Knowledge Management,VCCT and STI Case
Management, Facilitation Skills, Research Methodology, Planning, Project implementation, M&E and Communication.
Employment Records:
A. National sectors: Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, and Program Director in hospital, college,
NGOs and Projects respectively. Research Expert in GFA Group/GIZ, Resource Person NCASC (national AIDS and STI programs
of Nepal Government), Program Manager, Trainer and Consultants in different institutions.
B. International sectors: Technical Consultant in Germany, Project Consultant in Srilanka, and Consultant works in Japan.
Involvement and Membership:
A. SHANN: S - Sagarmatha Institute for Technology & Medical Science (STAMS), H - Himalayan Association Against STI-AIDS
(HASTI-AIDS), A - Asian Hospital and Research Centre (AHRC), N -National Health Foundation (NHF), N - Nepal PhD Association
(NPA).
B. Other organizations: Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), and Family Planning Association of Nepal (FPAN).
Publications: Comprehensive Package for HIV and STI treatment - 2008, Ehotline/ EHI for updating RHR information - 2008,
Radio Listening Program among Migrants for HIV prevention - 2008, Behavior Change Intervention among Migraints and and
their families - 2008, Homestead Vegetable Cultivation (HVC) for Livelihood and Nutrition - 2008, Addressing HIV and AIDS
related Stigma and Discrimination through Socio-economic and Institutional Interventions - 2007, Vulnerable Population of
HIV/AIDS in Nepal - 2006, Second edition of Manual - ICMSA - 2005, Course Curriculum of ICMSA - 2003, Manual of ICMSA -
2003, Manual of Advocacy Guide for HIV/AIDS Prevention - 2003, Basic Health Book for Mid-level health Manpower (first
edition in 1995 and second edition in 2002), Epidemiology & Communicable Diseases - 2002, Measurement of Assertive
Behavior & HIV Prevention Programme among high risk behavior population in Nepal - 2001, and Hand book of Pharmacy &
Pharmacology - 1997
Researches and Community activities: Evaluation of Join-in-Circuit (SangSangai) related to reproductive health including HIV
and STIs for GFA/GIZ in Nepal -2011, Assessment of PMTCT program for ICRW/UNICEF in Achham - 2011, Comprehensive
Package: Integrated Community Healthcare Program (ICHP) for HIV Prevention/Treatment/Care - 2008, Electronic Hotline for
HIV Intervention (Ehotline/EHI) - 2008, Radio Listening Program-An Entertaining Education for HIV Prevention -2008,
Behaviour Change Intervention among Migrants and their families- 2008, Homestead Vegetable Cultivation (HVC) for
Livelihood and Nutrition among PLHA in Nepal-2008, Identification of the Most Effective Intervention Program on AIDS (ABI-
Assertive Behaviour Intervention) among Housewives in Kailali District- Nepal-2000, Measurement of Assertive Behaviour and
HIV Prevention Program among FSWs in Kailali District of Nepal – 1999, Serious Situation of AIDS in Achham district – 1998,
Education for high-risk behaviour population in FWR of Nepal - presented in Spain-1997, Intervention Programs on AIDS (IPA)
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for CSWs – presented in New Delhi/India -1994 and High-risk communities of AIDS in FWR of Nepal/presented in the 10
World AIDS Conference in Yokohama of Japan in 1993

International conferences attended: International Congress of IUSTI Delhi/India - 2011, International Conference on HIVand
AIDS Kansi Vidhyapith/India - 2007, Monitoring and Evaluation of Global Fund in Bangkok/Thailand - 2006, International IUSTI
Asia Pacific Conference in Kula Lumpur/Malaysia - 2006, World AIDS Conference in Bangkok/Thailand - 2004, IUSTI
Conference in Chang Mai /Thailand - 2004, First SAARC Conference on TB/HIV/ADS & Respiratory Diseases in
Kathmandu/Nepal - 2004, International Congress of ISSTDR in Berlin/Germany - 2001, World Congress for the New Unified
Medicine Beyond 2000 AD - Colombo/Sri Lanka - 2000, International Congress of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Research
in Seville/ Spain - 1997, Tenth Int’l World Conference on HIV/AIDS in Yokohama/Japan - 1993 and International Union for
Venereal Diseases & Treponematus (IUVDT) in Ching Mai/Thailand - 1993.
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1.   PERSONAL INFORMATION
     Name: Ranga Raj Dhungana (RRD)
     Birth place: Basti-8, Achham, Seti Zone, Nepal
     Date of Birth: January 06, 1959
     Nationality: Nepali
     Civil Status: Married
     Citizenship Number: 11 (139)033/34 (Chief District Office - Achham)
     Passport Number: 3000020 (Chief District Office, Kathmandu, Nepal, issued: 07-05-2006 and valid date: 06-05-2016)
     Speaking and writing skills: English, Nepali, and Hindi.
     Additional skills:
              Progressive experiences on RHR including HIV and AIDS, STIs and GBV
              Past experiences with UN and USAID systems as SR and IA agencies
              Professional communication and advocacy skills
              Evidence-based result oriented
              Deadline driven with maintaining SMART with ability to work independently and team mobilization.

2.   EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
     3.1. Degree: PhD in Prev. of Comm. Diseases and MD in Comm. Diseases
     Institution: The Open International University, Colombo, Sri Lanka
     Date From/To: 1995-1999

      3.2. Degree: ICA, International Course on AIDS Control in Asia
     Institution: Institute of Tuberculosis, Keyose, Tokyo, Japan
     Date From/To: 1994-1995

     3.3. Degree: MBA (Master in Business Administration)
     Institution: GIU (Greenford Int'l University), Suite, Carson City, Central America
     Date From/To: August 2008 – Sept 2010

     3.4. Degree: BDM (Bachelor Degree in Management)
     Institution: Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
     Date From/To: 1989-1992

     3.5. Degree/Diploma : Institution: STD/AIDS (Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS)
     Institution: Prince of Sankla University, Hot Yai, Thailand
     Date From/To: 1992-1993

     3.6. Degree/Level: PCL in Medical Science (Proficiency Certificate Level in Pharmacy/Pharmacology)
     Institution: Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
     Date From/To: 1979-1982

     3.7. Degree/Level: SLC, School Leaving Certificate (High School Board Certificate)
     Institution: Mahendra Secondary School, SLC Board of Nepal, Ministry of Education and Culture
     Date From/To: 1976 -1978


3.    EMPLOYMENT RECORDS
     3.1. Present employment:
          Job title: Executive Director
          Employer: NHF (National Health Foundation)
          Location: Bijulibazar, Kathmandu, Nepal
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          Time period: 6 January 2010 – till date.
       Major duties and responsibilities:
            National and international coordination
            Institutional development and project management
            Planning and proposal writing
            Implementation of RHR and HIV/STI related projects (ICHP – Integrated Community Healthcare
             Programs on HIV and GBV prevention, Treatment and Care support among MARP in Nepal).
            Capacity building of partner and projects' staff
            Technical assistance to research projects and training programs
            Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and reporting

3.2.   Similar work experience in past employments:
             Managing Director (MD), Asian Hospital and Research Centre (AHRC) – One year
             Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Asian College for Advance Studies (ACAS) – Two years
             Program Director, Institute of Community Health (ICH) – Six years

3.3.   Professional experience in Nepal:
       3.3.1. Consultancy works as Project Expert in "Delivering Comprehensive GBV Services integrated with
       VCT/STI services" implemented in Kavre, Kailali, Rolpa, Rukum, and Bajhang districts of Nepal, supported by
       UNFPA.
       Organization: National Health Foundation (NHF)
       Location: Bijulibazar, Kathmandu, Nepal.
       Time period: Oct - Dec 2008 in Kavre and Kailali and Jan – Dec 2009 in Rolpa, Rukum, and Bajhang
       Major responsibilities:
             Coordination with UNFPA and government authorities
             Planning and programming of the project
             Development of Curriculum, Manual, and Handouts for Peer Pressure Volunteers (PPV) and Research
              tools/guidelines for the project respectively.
             Conduction of Training at district levels,
             Monitoring and supervision of project's activities for improvement of qualities and providing support to
              project's staff and reporting.

       3.3.2. Consultancy works as Resource Person in different districts
       Organization: National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC), MoHP of Nepal
       Location: Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal.
       Time period: Feb 2005 - 2007
       Major responsibilities:
             Planning for training programs related to STIs including HIV and AIDS, CHBC and Stigma &
              Discrimination Reduction Intervention (SDRI).
             Development of handouts & IEC materials,
             Conduction of MToT for trainers,
             Management and quality assurance of training programs,
             Evaluation of training and report writing.

       3.3.3. Professional works as Training Coordinator and National Consultant
       Organization: Himalayan Association Against STI-AIDS (HASTI-AIDS)
       Location: Bijulibazar, Kathmandu, Nepal
        Time period: 2001 – 2005
       Responsibilities:
             Institutional development and capacity building
             Conduction of ICMSA (International training course on Case Management of STIs including HIV/AIDS) for
              doctors, nurses, health professionals, and public health professionals,
             Conduction of VCT Training (Voluntary Counseling and Confidential HIV Testing) for VCT Counselors and
              Health Care Providers (HCPs)
             Conduction of IHBC Training (Institutional and Home Base Care support on HIV and AIDS) for Peer
              Educators (PE), Social Mobilizers (SM), Peer Pressure Volunteers and PLHIV support groups
                 Monitoring and supervision of project's activities for improvement of qualities and providing support to
                  project's staff and reporting.


            3.3.4. Professional works as Research Expert Consultant
            Organization: Economic Development & Administration, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (CEDA).
            Location: Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
            Position: Research Expert Consultant for Condom Distribution Study Project and in CEDA
            Time period: 2001 to 2003
            Responsibilities:
                  Research proposal writing,
                  Development of research tools and guidelines and field testing
                  Providing technical assistance on conduction of training for researchers, supervisors, and interviewers,
                  Monitoring research project activities and supervision of field base research activates
                  Support on data collection/data processing in joint project of Family Health International (FHI) and
                   Population Service International (PSI) as well as report writing.

            3.3.5. Founder Chairperson and Honorary Executive Director
            Organization: National Health Foundation
            Location: Janagal, Kavre, Nepal
            Time period: 1997 to 2005
            Responsibilities:
                  Coordination and team mobilization
                  Institutional development
                  Project planning and guiding to technical staff
                  Implementation of RH including HIV and STI related projects
                  Conduction of paramedical training programs such as Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery (ANM) and Community
                   Medicine (CMA)

     3.4.   Specific experience records in European and Asian countries:
            3.4.1. Country: Germany
            Years: 2000 - 2001
            Details: Technical support on development of project plan and development of monitoring tools in Care &
            Support Project in Berlin.

            3.4.2. Country: Sri Lanka
            Years:1997 -1999
            Details: Technical assistant on Behavior Change Intervention (BCI) project implemented under Open Int’l
            University (OIU) and building capacity of human resources among project staff.
            3.4.3.    Country: Japan
            Years: 1995-1996
            Details: Technical Consultant in marketing promotion of diagnostic products for South Asian countries
            including Nepal under Fujirebio Inc. Japan 1997 and Management of training sessions for Lab personnel and
            medical professionals as well as facilitation in short-termed training programs in Japanese Fellowship Program.

4.   KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
        Resource Mobilization Training/Workshop, organized by DISVI International (an Italian INGO) in
         Kathmandu/Nepal, 5 – 8 April 2011
        Facilitator's Training on Women's Rights and Gender-based Violence (GBV), organized by NHF/UNFPA, Nepal,
         10-14 October 2008
        Euroleverage Workshop (EC proposal writing training) , organized by DISVI International and German
         Foundation for World Population (DSW) in Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur, Nepal, 26-28 August 2008
        Training on Development of Organizational Profile/Business Plan (Service Delivery Plan), organized by Women
         Development Training Centre (WDTC)/Ministry of Women & Children Welfare in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur of Nepal,
         18 to 20 June 2008
          Training of Management Development on “Knowledge Management”, organized in Kathmandu by Standard
           ICON-Nepal, May 25-26, 2006.
          "Do No Harm" training, organized by USAID and CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, organized in Soaltee
           Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, March 29 - April 1, 2005.
          ToT on Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) and Care and Support, organized by Family Health
           International/Nepal, 26-30 January 2003
          Training of Trainers (ToT) on Facilitation Skills for Medical Professionals, organized by National Health Training
           Centre, Department of Health, Ministry of Health, GoN, 15 to 30 June, 2003.
          Training on Field Test of VCT Training Manual and Facilitators' Guidelines, organized by Family Health
           International/Nepal (FHI/N), 15-26 September 2003
          Training of Trainer (ToT) in STD Case Management (Master Training), organized by Ministry of Health/National
           Centre for AIDS & STD Control (NCASC) of Nepal and STD/HIV Project of University of Heidelberg, 17- 22
           January 2000.
          Training Workshop on Research Methodology with Focus on Rational Use of Drugs for Health Professionals,
           organized by joint collaboration of World Health Organization (WHO) and Nepal Health Research Council
           (NHRC) in Nepal, 30 December 1999 – 4 January 2000.
          Training Workshop on "Condom Social Marketing", jointly organized by Save the Children (US) & CRS
           Company/Nepal in Hotel Sangrila, Nepal, November 27 – 28, 1995.
          Training of Trainers' Course (TOT) on HIV/AIDS Education, Organized in Kathmandu, Nepal by Save the Children
           (US), 11 - 18 February 1994.
          Trainers' Training Course on Training planning and Communication, organized in training hall of Family Health
           Division of MoHP by Save the Children (US), 10 -19 June 1993.
          Competency/skill-based trainings on proposal writing, planning, budgeting, project implementation,
           monitoring, project evaluation, financial management, personnel management, communication skills, impact
           studies, Baseline studies, Focus Group Discussion (FGD), Computer literacy training (MS Windows), and
           Professional English writing skills training were attended that were organized by several professional
           organizations in and outsides of the country, Nepal during academic studies and professional working periods.

5.   MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:
       Technical Advisor, International Friendship Children Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal since 2008
       Vice Chairman, IUSTI Asia Pacific, elected in Thailand in 2004 and in Malaysia in 2006 (2004-2008).
       President, Himalayan Association Against STI-AIDS (HASTI-AIDS), Head Office, Kathmandu, Nepal (2001-2006)
       International member of IUSTI, International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infection (IUSTI) since 1997
       Founder Chairperson, National Health Foundation (NHF) since 1997.

6.   PUBLICATIONS:
       Comprehensive Package: Gender-base Violence (GBV) Prevention Intervention through Mobilizing Peer
        Pressure Volunteers(PPV) and Self-Help-Group (SHG), 2009
       Comprehensive Package: Integrated Community HealthCare Program (ICHP) for HIV Prevention, Treatment
        and Care, Nepal, 2008
       Electronic Hotline for HIV Intervention Program (ehotline), 2008
       Radio Listening Program: An Entertaining Education for HIV Prevention, 2008
       Behavior Change Intervention among Migrants and their families, 2008
       Homestead Vegetable Cultivation (HVC) for Livelihood and Nutrition among PLHIV in Kavre District, Nepal,
        2008
       Addressing HIV and AIDS related Stigma and Discrimination through Socio-economic and Institutional
        Interventions, 2007
        Vulnerable Population of HIV/AIDS in Achham District, Nepal, 2006.
        Second edition of Manual - ICMSA (International training Courses on Case Management of STI s & HIV/AIDS),
        2005
       Course Curriculum of ICMSA (International training Courses on Case Management of STI s and HIV/AIDS), 2003
       Manual of ICMSA (International training Courses on Case Management of STI s & HIV/AIDS), 2003
       Manual of Advocacy Guide for HIV/AIDS Prevention, 2003
       Basic Health Book for Mid-level health Manpower (Nepali version), first edition in 1995 and the second edition
        in 2002
          Epidemiology & Communicable Diseases, 2002
          Measurement of Assertive Behavior and HIV Prevention Program among high risk behavior populations,
           Nepal, 2001
          High Risk Behavior Populations for HIV transmission, Nepal, 2000.
          Intervention Program on AIDS, 2000.
          A Hand book of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, 1997

7.   CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
       World Congress of IUSTI in New Delhi, 2011
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        The 3 National AIDS conference held in Nepal, 2008
       International Conference on HIV/AIDS, organized in Kansi Vidhyapith, India, 2007
       Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop of Global Fund, held in Bankok, Thailaland, 2006
       International IUSTI Asia Pacific Conference, held in Kula Lumpur, Malaysia, 2006
       World AIDS Conference, organized in Thailand, July 2004
       IUSTI Conference, Organized in Chang Mai, Thailand, July 2004
       First SAARC Conference on TB, HIV/ADS AND Respiratory Diseases held in Nepal, 14-17 Dec 2004.
       International Congress of ISSTDR, organized in Berlin, Germany, 24 – 27 June 2001
       World Congress for the New Unified Medicine Beyond 2000 AD, Sri Lanka, 2000.
       International Congress of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Research (STDs), Seville, Spain, 1997.
       International Multi-faculty Medical Conference, New Delhi, India, 1994.
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        10 International World Conference on HIV/ AIDS, Yokohama, Japan, 1993.
       International Union for Venereal Diseases & Treponematus (IUVDT), Ching Mai, Thailand, 1993.
       Several national & international seminars/conferences on Planning, Management, Implementation &
        Sustainability of project activities, Monitoring & Supervision of projects, Proposal writing workshop, etc.,
        organized by various NGOs and INGOs

8.   RESEARCHES & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
        Comprehensive Package: Integrated Community HealthCare Program (ICHP) for HIV Prevention, Treatment
         and Care, Nepal, 2008
        Electronic Hotline for HIV Intervention Program (Ehotline HIP), 2008
        Radio Listening Program: An Entertaining Education for HIV Prevention, 2008
        Behavior Change Intervention among Migrants and their families, 2008
        Homestead Vegetable Cultivation (HVC) for Livelihood and Nutrition among PLHA in Kavre District, Nepal,
         2008
        Identification of the Most Effective Intervention Program on AIDS (ABI- Assertive Behavior Intervention)
         among Housewives, Kailali District, Nepal, 2000
        Measurement of Assertive Behavior and HIV Prevention Program among FSWs, Kailali District, Far Western
         Region of Nepal, 1999
        High-risk behavior population on HIV/AIDS in Far Western Region (FWR) of Nepal, presented in the second
         national conference on AIDS, 1998.
        Serious situation of AIDS in Achham district, presented in the second national conference of AIDS, 1998.
        Education for high-risk behavior population in FWR of Nepal, presented in the International Congress of STDs,
         Spain, 1997.
        Intervention Programs on AIDS (IPA) for CSWs, presented in the International Multi-faculty Medical
         Conference, New Delhi, India, 1994.
        AIDS Education Program for Badi Women in Nepal published on national newspaper of Nepal, 1994.
        Intervention Programs on AIDS & STDs for Rural Communities of Nepal, published in national Newspaper of
         Nepal, 1994.
        High-risk communities of AIDS in FWR of Nepal presented in the Tenth World AIDS Conference, Yokohama,
         Japan, 1993.
        Baseline Studies on KABP regarding HIV/AIDS and STDs among FSWs, Migrant Labours, Transport Workers,
         Travelers, IVDUs, High School Students, Policemen, and General population in Kailali District of Nepal, 1993

9.   ABSTRACT & PAPERS:
              Comprehensive Package: Integrated Community HealthCare Program (ICHP) for HIV Prevention, Treatment
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               and Care, Nepal, 2008, presented in 3 national conference, Nepal
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               Electronic Hotline for HIV Intervention Program (Ehotline HIP), 2008, presented in 3 national conference,
               Nepal
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               Radio Listening Program: An Entertaining Education for HIV Prevention, 2008, presented in 3 national
               conference, Nepal
              Abs. # W117, R.R. Dhugana and Umeda M, "Measurement of Assertive Behavior and HIV Prevention Program
               among FSWs, Nepal", presented in International Congress of ISSTDR/IUSTI, Berlin, Germany, 2001
              High-risk behavior population on HIV/AIDS in Far Western Region (FWR) of Nepal, presented in the second
               national conference on AIDS, 1998.
              Serious situation of AIDS in Achham district, presented in the second national conference of AIDS, 1998.

              Education for high-risk behavior population in FWR of Nepal, presented in the International Congress of STDs,
               Spain, 1997.
              Intervention Programs on AIDS (IPA) for CSWs, presented in the International Multi-faculty Medical
               Conference, New Delhi, India, 1994.
              AIDS Education Program for Badi Women in Nepal published on national newspaper of Nepal, 1994.
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               High-risk communities of AIDS in FWR of Nepal presented in the 10 World AIDS Conference, Yokohama,
               Japan, 1993.
              Nepal Health Research Council, published News Bulletin Vol. 1, Issue No. 2, 1998.
              ABSTRACT, Second National Conference on AIDS (Abstract # 79 and Paper), 1998.
              P747, AIDS Education for High-risk Behavior Population in FWR of Nepal, Dhungana Ranga Raj, Page # 185,
               International Congress of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), Program of Abstracts, Seville, Spain, 19 – 22
               October 1997.
              PCO 445, High-risk Communities for STD/AIDS in Western Nepal, Dhungana Ranga Raj, Page # 269, Abstract
               Book (Volume - 2), Tenth International Conference on AIDS, Yokohama, Japan, 7 – 12 August 1994.

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References:
        1)     Verapol Chandeying (M.D), Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla
               University, Hat Yai, songkla 90112 Thailand, Tel (Office): (66-74) 429617, Fax (Office): (66-74) 429617,
               verapol.c@psu.ac.th

         2)    Dr. Ross PHILPOT, Past President, 135 Hutt Street, ADELAIDE SA 5000, Australia, Tel: +61 8 8232 4511, Fax: +44
               23 8082 5122, Carlisle@chariot.net.au

         3)    Dr. James BINGHAM, Immediate Past President, IUSTI, Lydia Department, St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth Palace
               Road, LONDON SE1 7EH, United Kingdom, Tel: +44 171 955 5000 ext 2918, Fax: +44 171 403 6459
               james.bingham@gstt.sthames.nhs.uk

         4)    FRANKLYN N. JUDSON, MD
               Past president, International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI)

        5)     Dr. Laxmi Raj Pathak, Chief of Policy, Planning & International Cooperation Division, Ministry of Health &
               Population, Ramshah Path, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel: 977-1-4770820, Cell: 9851038853, lara@mail.com.np



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