Dhana Ratna Shakya

Dhana Ratna Shakya
B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences · Psychiatry

MD; MBBS; Professor; Editor in Chief- JBPKIHS (Founding: 2017- 2020)
Principle Investigator of- CEF: A Participatory Approach to Deliver Evidence Based Ethical Guidelines for COVID-19 care

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Introduction
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
Additional affiliations
January 2018 - present
B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Full)
September 2017 - September 2020
B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Position
  • Editor
July 2003 - present
B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Position
  • B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Description
  • A consultant psychiatrist involved in service, academic, research and public awareness activities
Education
July 2003 - June 2006
July 2003 - June 2006
January 1990 - July 1999
Institute of Medicine
Field of study
  • Health

Questions

Question (1)
Question
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.

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Projects

Projects (11)
Project
To analyse the global bioethical issues with a focus on healthcare issues and bring them to the attention of the global scientific community.
Project
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.