Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles published in 2021

GIIS researchers published 23 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2021 in various journals such as Medicine: Case Reports and Study Protocols, Science and Diplomacy, Journal of Travel Medicine, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Clinical Infectious Diseases, The Pediatric infectious disease journal,  Clinical Case Reports, Journal of Health and Social Sciences, Frontiers in Physiology, Processes, BioAdvances, Annual Review of Environment and Resources., The Lancet, Bioresource Technology, Nature, SocArXiv, BMJ open, Journal of the Nepal Medical Association, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Diversity,  AIMS Energy. 

List of the journal articles:

1.  Acharya, A., Bhattarai, S., Singh, P., & Bhattarai, T. (2021). Ischemic stroke in an adolescent as a sequelae of smear negative tuberculous meningitis: A case report from endemic setting. Medicine: Case Reports and Study Protocols, 2(11), e0191.

2.  Ahmed, M., Ahmed, S., Ahmed, N., Awan, A., Bhadra, A., & Bhattarai, S. (2021). An Overview of Science Diplomacy in South Asia. Science and Diplomacy.

3.  Bhattarai, S., & Dhungana, J. (2021). A million-dose success for Nepal: insights from Nepal’s national vaccine deployment plan against COVID-19. Journal of Travel Medicine, 28(4), taab027.

4.  Bhattarai, S., Neopane, A., Shrestha, B., Stewart, B. T., & Mock, C. (2021). Availability of Oxygen and Other Essential Medical Products in COVID-19 Treatment Facilities of Nepal. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 2021.

5.  Bhattarai, S., Sharma, B. K., Subedi, N., Ranabhat, S., & Baral, M. P. (2021). Burden of Serious Bacterial Infections and Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in an Adult Population of Nepal: A Comparative Analysis of Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling Informed Mortality Surveillance of Community and Hospital Deaths. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 73(Supplement_5), S415-S421.

6.  Carter, M., Gurung, M., Pokhrel, B., Bijukchhe, S. M., Khadka, B., Maharjan, A., Bhattarai, S., ... & Pollard, A. J. (2021). Childhood Invasive Bacterial Disease in Kathmandu, Nepal, 2005–2013. The Pediatric infectious disease journal.

7.  Das, S. K., Ranabhat, K., Bhattarai, S., Karki, K. B., Gyanwali, P., Paneru, H. R., ... & Acharya, S. P. (2021). Combination of convalescent plasma therapy and repurposed drugs to treat severe COVID19 patient with multimorbidity. Clinical Case Reports, 9(4), 2132-2137.

8.  Dhimal, M. L., Ghimire, A., Pokharel, B., & Dhimal, M. (2021). COVID-19 vaccination and global health equity: A decisive challenge for governments and policymakers. Journal of Health and Social Sciences, 6(1), 19-24.

9.  Dhimal, M., Bhandari, D., Dhimal, M. L., Kafle, N., Pyakurel, P., Mahotra, N., ... & Müller, R. (2021). Impact of Climate Change on Health and well-being of People in Hindu-Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region-A Review. Frontiers in Physiology, 12, 1139.

10. Dhimal, M., Chirico, F., Bista, B., Sharma, S., Chalise, B., Dhimal, M. L., ... & Sofia, D. (2021). Impact of air pollution on global burden of disease in 2019. Processes, 9(10), 1719.

11. Dhimal, M., Kramer, I. M., Phuyal, P., Budhathoki, S. S., Hartke, J., Ahrens, B., ... & Müller, R. (2021). Climate change and its association with expansion of vectors and vector-borne diseases in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region: A systematic synthesis of the literature. Advances in Climate Change Research.

12. Dhimal, M., Neupane, T., & Dhimal, M. L. (2021). Understanding linkages between environmental risk factors and noncommunicable diseases—A review. FASEB BioAdvances, 3(5), 287-294.

13. Brondizio, E. S., Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y., Bates, P., Carino, J., Fernández-Llamazares, A., Ferrari, M. F., Galvin, K., Reyes-García, V., McElwee, P., Molnar, Z., Samakov, A., Shrestha, U. B. (2021). Locally-based, regionally-manifested, and globally-relevant: Indigenous and local knowledge, values, and practices for nature. Annual Review of Environment and Resources.

14. GBD 2019 Adolescent Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national mortality among young people aged 10-24 years, 1950-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet. November 2021.

15. GBD 2019 Under-5 Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 3.2 for neonatal and child health: all cause and cause-specific mortality findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet. September 2021.

16. Karki, R., Chuenchart, W., Surendra, K. C., Shrestha, S., Raskin, L., Sung, S., ... & Khanal, S. K. (2021). Anaerobic co-digestion: Current status and perspectives. Bioresource Technology, 125001.

17. Local Burden of Disease Vaccine Coverage Collaborators. (2021). Mapping routine measles vaccination in low-and middle-income countries. Nature, 589(7842), 415.

18. Lopez-Verges, S., Urbani, B., Rivas, D. F., Kaur-Ghumaan, S., Coussens, A., Moronta-Barrios, F., ... Bhattari, S. & Carmona-Mora, P. (2021). Mitigating losses: How science diplomacy can address the impact of COVID-19 on early career researchers. SocArXiv, 2021.

19. Sharma, B., Bhattarai, S., Shrestha, S., Joshi, R., Tamrakar, R., Singh, P., ... & Pandit, U. (2021). Maternal and fetal characteristics and causes of stillbirth in a tertiary care hospital of Nepal: secondary analysis of registry-based surveillance data. BMJ open, 11(8), e045012.

20. Sharma, B., Koirala, E., Regmi, S., Dhungana, J., Neupane, B. K., & Bhattarai, S. (2021). Rheumatic Heart Disease among Pregnant Women with Cardiac Diseases in a Tertiary Care Center of Nepal: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study. Journal of the Nepal Medical Association, 59(237).

21. Subedi, N., Bhattarai, S., Mremi, A., Ntakirutimana, G., Ndayisaba, M. C., Rugwizangoga, B., ... & Paganelli, C. (2021). Building capacity and infrastructure at hospitals implementing minimally invasive tissue sampling: experience and lessons learned from Nepal, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 73(Supplement_5), S396-S400.

22. Yang, M. X., Devkota, S., Wang, L. S., & Scheidegger, C. (2021). Ethnolichenology—The use of lichens in the Himalayas and southwestern parts of China. Diversity, 13(7), 330.

23. Thapa-Parajuli, R., Aryal, S., Alharthi, M., & Paudel, R. C. (2021). Energy consumption, export performance and economic growth in a landlocked developing country: The case of Nepal. AIMS Energy9(3), 516-533.

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