Pathways to Improving Maternal Mortality in Rural Nepal

Name: Binod Bindu Sharma

Supervisors: Laureate Professor Roger Smith, Professor Deborah Loxton


This research is focussed on addressing the high ratios of maternal mortality conditions in rural Nepal. The project is to design and develop a model of community led intervention for maternal health and implemented in the rural villages of Nepal. The results demonstrated that education through singing messages was highly effective in educating rural villagers of Nepal.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.