Dr Padam Simkhada Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Simkhada P, van Teijlingen E and Hundley V
Writing an academic paper.
(2013) Health Renaissance; 11(1),1-5

Hundley V, van Teijlingen E and Simkhada P.
Academic authorship: who, why and in what order?
(2013) Health Renaissance; 11(2), 98-101.

Wasti SP, Simkhada P, Randall J and van Teijlingen
Barriers to and Facilitators of Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence in Nepal:  A Qualitative Study.
(2012) Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition; 30(4), 410-419

van Teijlingen ER, Simkhada P, Simkhada B, Ireland JC.
The long and winding road to publication.
(2012) Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition; 2(4), 213-215

Simkhada P, Baral Y R and van Teijilingen E R
Sexual health knowledge, sexual relationships and condom use among male trekking guides in Nepal:
Culture, Health & Sexuality
(2010) 12 (1) pp 45-58

Simkhada P, Baral Y R and van Teilingen E R
Health and Medical Research: A Bibliometric Review
Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
(2010)

Pathak R, Regmi P, Pant P, Simkhada P, Douglus F and Stephens J
Gender Identity: Challenges to Accessing Social and Health Care Services for Lesbians in Nepal.
Global Journal of Health Science
2010 2 (2), pp. 207-214

van Teijlingen E, Simkhada P, Ireland J
Lessons learnt from undertaking maternity care research in developing countries
MIDIRS
(2010) 20 (2): 254-258

Regmi P, Simkhada P and van Teijilingen E
Boys Remain Prestigious, Girls Become Prostitutes: Socio-Cultural Context of Relationships and Sex among Young People in Nepal
Global Journal of Health Science
(2010) 2 (1) pp. 60-72

van Teijilingen E, Simkhada P and Ireland J
Critical reflections on research into maternity care in developing countries
Evidence-Based Midwifery
(2010) 8 (1): 12-16

Regmi P R, Simkhada P, van Teijlingen E R
There are too many naked pictures found in papers and on the net: Factors encouraging pre-marital sex among young people of Nepal
Science Journal (accepted for publication)
(2010)

Acharya D R, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E
Opportunities and challenges in school-based sex and sexual health education in Nepal
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
(2009) 7 (4) pp. 445-453

Kurmi O P, Semple S, Simkhada P, Smith W C and Ayres J
COPD and Chronic bronchitis risk of indoor air pollution from solid fuel: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Thorax
(2010) 65 (3): 221-22

Simkhada P, van Teijlingen E, Kadel S, Stephens J, Sharma S and Sharma M
Reliability of National Data Sets: Evidence from a detailed Small Area Study in Rural Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Asian Journal of Epidemiology
(2009) 1 (2) pp.. 85-96

Koshoedo S, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E
Review of Barriers to Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Physical Activity in the United Kingdom
Global Journal of Health Science
(2009) 1 (2) pp. 85-96

Regmi P, Simkhada P, and van Teijlingen E
Sexual and Reproductive Health Status among Young Peoples in Nepal: Opportunities and Barriers for Sexual Health Education and Services Utilization.
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
2008 6 (2 (Issue 22)), pp. 1-5.

Dilip U, Regmi P, Pant P and Simkhada P
Young people's knowledge, attitude and behaviour on STI/HIV/AIDS in the context of Nepal: A Systematic Review; Paper accepted
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
(2009) 7 (4) 383-391

van Teijlingen E R, Simkhada P and Adhikary P
Alcohol use amongst the Nepalese in the UK. Rapid Responses to: Alcohol use in South Asians in the UK
British Medical Journal
(2009) 339: b4028

Simkhada P, Poobalan A, Simkhada P, Raja A and Aucott S
Knowledge, Attitude and Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Civil Servants in Nepal
Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
(2009)Online First published on 12 October 2009

Bhatta P, Simkhada P, van Teijlingen E R and Maybin S
A questionnaire study of VSO volunteers: Health risk and problems encountered
Journal of Travel Medicine
(2009) 16 (5) pp. 332-7

Wasti S P, Simkhada , Randall J and van Teijlingen E R
Issues and Challenges of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Programme in Nepal
Global Journal of Health Sciences
(2009) vol 1 (2) pp 62-72

Wasti S P, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E R
Antiretroviral Treatment Programmes in Nepal: Problems and Barriers
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
(2009) vol. 22 pp. 235-248

Regmi P, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E
Sexual and Reproductive Health Status among Young People in Nepal: Opportunities and barriers for Sexual Health Education and Services
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
(2008) 6 (2(Issue 22)) pp. 1-5

Simkhada P.
Sex trafficking: life histories and survival strategies among trafficked girls in Nepal
Children and Society
(2008) vol. 22, pp. 235-248

Regmi P, Simkhada P and van Teijlinger E R
Sexual and reproductive health status among young people in Nepal: opportunities and barriers for sexual health education and services utilization
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
(2008) vol. 6 (2) 22, pp. 248-256

Paudyal P, Simkhada P and Bruce J
Infection control knowledge, attitude and practice amongst Nepalese healthcare workers
American Journal of Infection Control
(2008) vol. 36 (8) pp. 595-597

Adhikari P, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E, Raja A
Health and Lifestyle of Nepalese Migrants in the UK
BMC International Health and Human Rights
(2008) vol. 8 (6)

Singh S, van Teijlingen E R, Porter M and Simkhada P
Factors affecting utilisation of antenatal care in developing countries: a systematic review of the literature
Journal of Advanced Nursing
(2008) vo. 61 (3) pp. 244-260

Singh S, van Teijlingen E R and Simkhada P
Health status and health needs of the orphan children in Kathmandu, Nepal: The findings of a pilot study
Stupa: Journal of Health Sciences
(2007) vol 3 (1&2) pp.44-54

Singh S, Simkhada P, Rajendra Kumar BC and van ATeijlingen E R
Health status and health needs of the orphan children in Kathmandu, Nepal
Journal of Nepal Health Research Council
(2007) vol 5 (2) pp. 39-48

Dhakal S, Chapman G, Simkhada P Edwin van Teijlingen and Stephens J
Utilisation of postnatal care among rural women in Nepal
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
(2007) vol. 7 (19)

Simkhada P, Bhatta P & van Teijingen E
Importance of piloting a questionnaire on sexual health research records
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
(2006) vol. 17 (4) pp. 295-296

Simkhada B, van Teijlingen E R, Porter M and Simkhada P
Major problems and key issues in Maternal Health in Nepal
Kathmandu University Medical Journal
(2006) vol. 4 (2), 14, pp. 261-266

Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E
Challenges for delivering health services to internally displaced persons in Nepal
Stupa Journal of Health Sciences
(2006) vol. 2 (1&2), pp. 3-4

Ross L, Simkhada P and Smith WCCS
Evaluating effectiveness of complex interventions aimed at reducing maternal mortality in developing countries
Journal of Public Health
(2005) vol. 27 (4) pp. 331-337

Hennink M and Simkhada P
Sex Trafficking in Nepal: Context and Process
Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
(2004) vo. 12 (3), pp. 305-338

Simkhada P and Simkhada D
Socio-cultural and Astrological Perspectives on the Problems of Sex-trafficking of Girls in Nepal
Correlation
(2004) vol.22 (1) pp.52-62

Stone N, Ingham R and Simkhada P
Knowledge of sexual health issues among unmarried young people in Nepal
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
(2003) vol 18 (2) pp. 33-54

Simkhada P
Girls Trafficking and HIV/AIDS: Experiences from Nepal
Research on Sex Work
(2002)

Book Chapters

Simkhada P &Teijlingen E
Health: Global Perspective in: Alder, B. et al (Eds)
Psychology & Sociology Applied to Medicine (3rd edn.) Edinburgh: Elsevier
(2009)

Simkhada P and Bagley C.
Excluded and Exploited: The Sexual Trafficking of Girls and Women from Nepal to India (Chapter 11) In: Bagley C and Verma G (Eds)
Challenges for Inclusion: educational and Social Studies from Britain and the Indian Sub-Continent
(2008)

Simkhada P
Sex trafficking in Nepal. In Craig G (Eds)
Child Slavery Now
(in press) Policy Press

Abstracts and Conference presentations

van Teijlingen E, Simkhada P, Pitchforth E, Simkhada B, Woodes Rogers, S, Kirkpatrick P, Stephen, J
Working with interpreters: Reflections on qualitative research in Asia paper presented
at 8th biennial International Qualitative Research Conference, Sept. 2010, Bournemouth University, UK
2010

Simkhada P, Maybin S, Bruce J & Bhatta R.
Risk Factors Associated with Motorcycle Accidents among Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)Volunteers
Paper presented on 11th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine
(2009) May 24 -28 Budapest Hungary

Simkhada P, Regmi P and van Teijlingen E
Sexual health knowledge, sexual culture and sexual behaviour among Trekking Guides in Nepal
Paper to be presented in the Asia Pacific International Conference on Travel Medicine
(2008) Melbourne, Australia

Simkhada P Bhatta P,Regmi P, van Teijlingen E
Sexual behaviour of Nepalese Trekker Guides with tourists: Implications for HIV/AIDS prevention
Abstract on 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (8th ICAAP), Colombo, Sri Lanka
(2007) 19 - 23 August 2007

Simkhada P, Bhatta P, Regmi P and van Teijlingen E
Risky sexual behaviour among trekkers guides in Nepal
Paper presented 9th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine
(2006) 29 November - 2 December 2006. Bangkok, Thailand (CITATION AWARD ABSTRACT)

Simkhada P
Sexual health knowledge and health seeking behaviour among returned trafficked girls in Nepal
Paper presented on 9th International congress of Behavioural Medicine
(2006) 29 November - 2 December Bangkok, Thailand

Simkhada P and Poudyal KC
Working with Migrant Population: Empowering Migrants Against HIV/AIDS
Skills Building Workshop organised on 7th International Congress on AIDS in Asia Pacific
(2005) 1 - 5 July 2005, Kobe, Japan

Simkhada BD, Bhatta B and Simkhada P
Beliefs, Sexual Behaviours and Preventative Practices with respect to HIV/AIDS among Trafficked Girls in Nepal
Paper presented on 7th International Congress on AIDS in Asia Pacific
(2005) 1 - 5 July 2005, Kobe, Japan

Yakuby B, Simkhada P, van Teijlingen E, Mandava L, Bhattacharya S, Eboh W and Pitchforth E
Systematic review of sexual health interventions with young people from BME communities
Paper presented on International Migration and Scotland: The public and Social Policy Agendas
(2005) 1-2 September 2005, Isle of Skye, UK

Simkhada P, Simkhada B D and Bhatta B
Empowering female spouses of migrant workers against HIV/AIDS in Nepal: Implications for HIV/AIDS prevention
Paper presented on 7th International Congress on AIDS in Asia Pacific
(2005) 1 - 5 July 2005, Kobe, Japan

Mokhtar M, Simkhada P and Smith C
Sexual and reproductive health knowledge, attitude and behaviour among young college students in one of the states in Malaysia
Paper presented on 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health
(2005) 17-21 November 2005, Malaysia

Simkhada P, Simkhada B D
Painful Memories: Experience of Trafficked Nepali Women in Indian Brothels
Abstract (A30086)accepted and published on 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health
(2005) 17-21 November 2005, Malaysia

Simkhada P, Knight J, Reid G, Wyness L and Mandava L
Chasing the Grey Evidence: A Standard Systematic Literature Review Approach
Paper presented on Sixth International Conference on Grey Literature
(2004) 6-7 December 2004, New York, USA

Simkhada P, Simkhada B D and Pant N
Beyond Migration: Empowering Migrants Against HIV/AIDS; a skill building workshop
presented on XV International AIDS conference
(2004) 11-16 July 2004, Bangkok, Thailand

Simkhada P
Sexual meaning, values and health seeking behaviour among returned trafficked girls in Nepal: Implications for health promotion and health service provision
Abstract published in the 18th World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education
(2004) 26-30 April 2004, Melbourne, Australia

Simkhada P
Context, process and determinants of trafficking women and girls in Nepal: Implications for Social Policy.
Paper presented on Trafficking in Persons Conference
(2003) 27-28 June 2003, Nottingham, UK

Simkhada P and Bagley C
Sexual health knowledge and health seeking behaviour among trafficked girls in Nepal. Implications for reproductive and sexual health service provision
Paper presented on the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health
(2003) 6-10 October 2003, Bangkok, Thailand

Simkhada P
Girls Trafficking in Nepal
Paper presented on Human Rights Challenge of Globalisation in Asia-Pacific-US: The Trafficking of Persons, Especially Women and Children Conference
(2002) 15-17 November 2002, Hawaii, USA

Simkhada P, Stone N and Ingham R
Barriers and opportunities for the delivery of sex education in Nepal: Young people's opinions about current practices.
Paper presented at the Population Association of America 2002 Annual Meeting
(2002) Session 88, 9-11 May 2002, Atlanta, USA

Simkhada P and Dahal G
Knowledge and attitudes about Sexual and Reproductive Health among Unmarried Adolescents in Nepal
Abstract published on Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive Health (APCRH)abstract book
(2001) 15-19 February 2001, Philippine

Simkhada P and Simkhada BD
Factors associated with non-utilisation of public health services for primary health care in Nepal.
Paper presented on 5th Asia-Pacific Science and Medicine Conference
(2000) 24-28 September 2000, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Posters

Simkhada P, Bhatta P, van Teijlingen E and Maybin S
A questionnaire study of Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)volunteers: Health risk and problems encountered
Poster presented on the 11th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine
(2009) 24-28 May 2009

Adhikar P, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E
Health and Life Style of Nepalese Migrants in UK
Poster to be presented on Asia Pacific International Conference on Travel Medicine
(2008) 24 - 27 February 2008 at Melbourne, Australia

Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E
Reaching the 'hard to reach' population: A comprehensive health promotion programme for Migrants and their families in Nepal
Poster presented on World Bank Development Marketplace, Washington DC, USA
(2007)

Dhakal S, Simkhada P, Chapman G, van Teijlingen E and Stephens J
Utilisation of maternity care among rural women in Nepal (P-220-RF)
Poster on 9th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine
(2006)29 November - 2 December 2006, Bangkok, Thailand

Simkhada P
Working migrants community: Empowering migrants and their families against HIV/AIDS (S00034)
Poster on 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health
(2005) 17 November 2005, Malaysia

Knight J, Simkhad P and Wyness L
Chasing the Evidence on Severe Malnutrition in Children Programmes for Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons in Complex Emergencies
Poster on the Faculty of Public Health Scientific Meeting
(2004) 8-10 June 2004, Edinburgh, Scotland

Simkhada P and Simkhada B D
Sexual health knowledge and health seeking behaviour among returned trafficked girls in Nepal. Implications for reproductive and sexual health service provision
Poster (WePeD6524) on XV International AIDS conference
(2004) 11-16 July 2004, Bangkok, Thailand

Simkhada P, van Teijlingen E, Smith C and Karki KB
Beyond Migration: Empowering Migrants Against HIV/AIDS - A Comprehensive Health Promotion Proramme for Migrants in Nepal
Poster on World Bank's DM2003 Global Competition, Washington DC, USA
(2003)

Simkhada, P and Karki, KB
Barriers and opportunities for improved school based HIV/AIDS education in Nepal
Poster on XIV International AIDS Conference (Ref: ThPeG8349)
(2002) 7-12 July 2002, Barcelona

Other Publications - letters and newspaper articles

van Teijlingen E, Simkhada P & Stephens J.
We are all to blame!
Republica
2010 22 April

Simkhada P, van Teijlingen E and Stephens J.
Maternal Health
The Kathmandu Post
2010 14 April p7

Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E.
Doctors needed
The Kathmandu Post
2010 18 (45).

Regmi P, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E.
Young Love
The Kathmandu Post
2010 (17-2-2010), p. 7.

Regmi P, Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E.
Youth & Sex
The Kathmandu Post
2009 8 December 2009

Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E.
Insightful
The Himalayan Times
2009 7 December 2009

Simkhada P and van Teijlingen E.
Great News
The Kathmandu Post
2009 27 November 2009