Grant Recipients

 BTF Medical Research Grant 2014

1.) Project titled – “What are the main contributing factors towards stress and coping for mothers of children with Cerebral Palsy in Kathmandu?” By Priyansha Silwal.

2.) Project titled – “Botulinum Toxin in Cerebral Palsy: A preliminary Study in Nepal” by Ritesh Thapa.

3.) Project titled – “A study to find the incidence of childhood home injuries and its association with selected factors among the children below 5 years in Udupi”by Renu Geethalayam.

BTF Medical Research Grant 2013

Research Project: Knowledge, attitude and practices regarding cervical carcinoma and its screening among Nepalese women

Investigator: Pratigya Gyawali

Institute: Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University


Research Project: Incidence and risk-factors for surgical site infection following lower segment caesarean section at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital

Investigator: Sumesh Khanal

Institute: Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University


Research Project: Pulmonary Function Parameters in Healthy Nepalese Population

Investigator: Santosh Kumar Deo

Institute: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences


Research Project: Status of carbapenem resistance in Lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in Nepal

Investigator: Kedar Gautam

Institute:  Golden Gate International College


Research Project: Study on Disable Friendly Environment on major hospital of Kathmandu

Investigator: Roja Khanal

Institute: Patan Academy of Health Sciences


BTF Medical Research Grant 2012

Research project: Neonatal sepsis; an overview of the risk factors and its correlation with etiological agents
Investigator: Asmita Parajuli
Institution: Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital

Research project: Reproductive Health and Sexual behavior among college students in Lalitpur District
Investigator: Drishti Poudel
Institution: Institute of Medicine, Tribhuwan University

Research project: The study on mass casualty incidence Preparedness in major hospitals of Kathmandu Valley
Investigator: Jeetendra Bhandari
Institution: Patan Academy of Health Sciences-School of medicine Lagenkhel, Lalitpur ,Nepal

Research project: Quality Assurance of a Clinical Laboratory in a developing nation: Nepal
Investigator: Roshan Khatri
Institution: College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Chitwan

Research project: The Screening Modalities for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: One – step versus Two –step
Investigator: Shyam Nandan Gupta, MBBS, MD (OBGYN) Resident
Institution: B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal


 BTF Medical Research Grant 2011

Research project: Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and its correlates: a case-control study in a tertiary level hospital of Nepal
Investigator: Smith Giri, MBBS
Institution: Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University


 BTF Medical Research Grant 2010

Maniraj Neupane
Research project: The predictors of outcome in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Investigator: Maniraj Neupane
Institution: Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Subecha Bhusal
Research project: Violence against women by their husbands and postnatal depression in women of Nepal: A prospective cohort study
Investigator: Subecha Bhusal
Institution: Kathmandu medical college, Kathmandu, Nepal

Suresh Khanna
Research project: A Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial in the Management of Wagner Grade 2 Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Investigator: Suresh Khanna
Institution: Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India

Suvash Shrestha
Research project: Comparisons of normal Nepalese infant growth patterns: Bhimphedi village development committee growth chart vs. 2006 WHO growth chart vs. 2000 CDC growth chart
Investigator: Suvash Shrestha
Institution: Kathmandu medical college, Kathmandu, Nepal


 BTF Medical Research Grant 2009

Mingma Sherpa
Research project: Efficacy of initial resuscitation in patients presenting as ATS-2 in emergency units
Investigator: Bibhusan Basnet
Institution: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan Nepal


 BTF Medical Research Grant 2008

Mingma Sherpa
Research project: Early detection of future hypertension among normotensive population
Investigator: Mingma Sherpa
Institution: Nepal medical college, Jorpati, Nepal

Raksha Shrestha
Research project: Dysmenorrhea among medical students: A preliminary study
Investigator: Raksha Shrestha
Institution: Nepal medical college, Jorpati, Nepal

Upendra Dhungana
Research project: Quality of Antenatal Care Service from Users’ Perspective: A Comparative Study between a Government and a Non-Government Health Institution in Lalitpur District
Investigator: Upendra Dhungana
Institution: Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal