Sarita Panday   BSc Nursing, Masters in Public Health, Masters in Health Management

Sarita Panday

University of Sheffield
School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)
Section of Public Health
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
Sheffield
S1 4DA

email: s.panday@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: +44(0) 114 222 6381
Fax: +44(0) 114 272 4095

Biography

I began my studies at the University of Sheffield in 2012.  My PhD topic is the role of female community health volunteers in maternal health improvement in Nepal.  Before my PhD, I did a review in Innovative community based interventions in maternal and neonatal health in fragile states.  I did my Masters in Public Health and Masters in Health Management from University of New South Wales, Australia in 2009 to 2010 under Australian Leadership Award.  I did my Bachelor in Science in Nursing (2001-2005) from Nepal.

Research Interests

Title of PhD:  The role of female community health volunteers in maternal health improvements in Nepal.

My research interests are in maternal health, research methodology and global health issues.

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests involve maternal health, global health, research methodology and qualitative research methods.

Professional Activities

  • Member of Nepal Public Health Professional Council. 
  • Member of Nepal Nursing Council. 
  • Member of Association of Nepalese Alumni from Australia (ANAA)

Published Work

Sapkota A, Panday S. (2012) Stress level among the geriatric population of urban area in eastern Nepal.  Nepal Med Coll J, 15(2), 91-94.

Project Work and Research Activities

Panday S, Zwi A, Amatya A, Jha NK. (2012, December).  Innovative Community Interventions (ICIs) to improve strategies for implementation and up-scaling of Maternal and Neonatal Health services in fragile states.  Report submitted to World Health Organization.

Panday S, 2010.  Description of Influenza Outbreaks and Evaluation of Vaccine Effectiveness for influenza A and B vaccination in three influenza outbreaks in aged care facilities of Sydney, Australia.  Elective Project work done under supervision of Associate Professor Glenda Lawrence to complete Masters of Public Health at UNSW, Australia.

Oral Presentations

Presented on "Role of sociocultural factors in reducing maternal mortality in Nepal" in Sheffield Institute for International Development (SSID) 4th Annual Postgraduate Conference on 12th March 2013.

Panday S, Zwi A, Amatya A, Jha NK. (2012, December)  Innovative Community INterventions (ICIs) to improve strategies for implementation and up-scaling of Maternal and Neonatal Health services in fragile states.  Paper presented at the Dhaka Colloquium on Systematic Reviews in International Development, 13th - 15th December 2012.

Supervisors

  • Padam Simkhada
  • Edwin van Teijlingen