Dhana Ratna ShakyaB.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences · Psychiatry
Dhana Ratna Shakya
Principle Investigator of- CEF: A Participatory Approach to Deliver Evidence Based Ethical Guidelines for COVID-19 care
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A psychiatrist based in Nepal: 1. with inclination towards- Research, Academic and Public health service, 2. actively seeking to add to Medical literature for- Medical professionals and common people (books, journal articles, paper articles and literature), 3. seeking for advocacy and spreading awareness about mental health and mental illness, 4. interested in networking within and outside Nepal in medical field, 5. with keen interest in- Neuro-psychiatry, Substance and Public mental health.
Skills and Expertise
July 2003 - present
Whole world has witnessed the pandemic of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It was declared by the WHO a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. There have been several ethical issues (dilemmas, challenges and problems) for front-liners in many respects- i.e. services (preventive, curative, rehabilitative), professional, moral, safety etc in many ways, i.e. managerial, sustainability, existential and life aim definition etc.
I would be particularly interested in ethical issues that front-liners of this pandemic has to face in different parts of the world. Kindly share links to articles, literature and your publications.
1. To explore the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evidence-based management and preventive strategies, and ethical issues related to COVID-19. 2. To assess the effect of COVID-19 on Medical Education.