Papers Selected for Oral Presentation

Theme 1: Fertility

Paper 101: Fertility desires and its determinants among people living with HIV in ART clinic of Teku Hospital (Namuna Shrestha; Govinda Prasad Dhungana; Rajani Pokharel)

Paper 102: Women’s agency at the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) and their fertility decision making in the cantonments (Narayani Tiwari)

Paper 103: A cross country study of fertility and use of contraception among Muslims (Mohd Usman; Sayeed Unisa)

Paper 104: The effect of son preference on contraceptive use and future intention of fertility in EAG States of India (Shiva Nand Chauhan; Itismita Pradhan)

Theme 2: Migration

Paper 201: Migration experience and health outcomes of older adults in Nepal (Dirgha Ghimire; Prem Bhandari)

Paper 202: Social cost of foreign labour migration in rural Nepal (Dorendra Bahadur Thapa)

Paper 203: Migration destinations and attitudes towards modern family (Bishnu P. Adhikari)

Paper 204: Women labour migrants from Nepal and their socio-spatial exclusion (Ramji Prasad Adhikari;  Rishikesh Pandey)

Theme 3: Population Aging

Paper 301: Economic implication of migration and dispersion of adult in aging in Nepal: Demographic approach (Sabitri Bhatta)

Paper 302: Is annual health checkup actually a preventive health behavior among older adults? A study among older adults in the Kanchanaburi Demographic Surveillance System, Thailand (Samita Pokhrel)

Paper 303: Demographic and social changes: Can we rely on family care for tomorrow's elderly in Nepal? (Milima Singh; Bikesh Bajracharya)

Paper 304: Epidemiological transition among older population in India: Evidence from India Human Development Survey (Junaid Khan)

Theme 4: Poulation, Gender and Development

Paper 401: Educational attainment and agency among unmarried youth in India: A gendered perspective (Duryodhan Sahoo; Aparajita Chattopadhyay)

Paper 402: A district level study in India on gender differentials in educational outcomes (Swarbhanu Nandi)

Paper 403: Female educational migrants’ return to Nepal and its relation to transforming gender relations and civic engagement (Laxmi Dhungel)

Paper 404: District wise estimations of total missing girls in Madhya Pradesh, India, 2004-2011: Evidences from recent Census 2011 (Priyanka Yadav)

Theme 5: Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 

Paper 501: Sexual behaviour and attitudes towards pre-marital sex among studdents of higher secondary schools in Pokhara Sub-metropolitan City (Nabaraj Adhikari)

Paper 502: Premarital sex behaviors among college youth of Kathmandu, Nepal (Prem Lal Basel)

Paper 503: Comparative study on the importance of teachers training to reflect it in their teaching practice in regards to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (Kamal Tara Bajracharya)

Paper 504: Challenges experienced by adolescent girls while menstruation in Kathmandu, Valley: A qualitative study  (Ashok Pandey;   Meera Tandon; Choplal Bhusal)

Theme 6: Maternal and Child Health

Paper 601: Association between women’s knowledge of financial incentive and institutional delivery in Nepal (Sharad Kumar Sharma)

Paper 602: Women's work and child nutrition among scheduled tribe and non-scheduled tribe in Central Region of India (Dipika Subba; Bhaswati Das)

Paper 603: Male participation in reproductive health: A study in Kailali district, Nepal (Lakshmi Raj Joshi)

Paper 604: Risk factors associated with low birth weight (Kamal Prasad Kandel)

Paper 605: Child immunization in Nepal: A causal association between institutional delivery and immunization (Junaid Khan)

Paper 606: Women’s employment status and its effects on institutional delivery in Nepal (Komal Prasad Dulal)

Paper 607: Breast feeding knowledge and practices among mothers of children under two years of age in Sarangkot VDC, Kaski, Nepal (Subash Timilsina)

Paper 608: Utilization of maternal health care services in Tamang community: A study based on Kakani VDC of Nuwakot district (Shankar Prasad Lohani)

Theme 7: Access to Reproductive Health Services

Paper 701: Antenatal care services utilization and factors affecting them in urban slum population in India (Amit Kumar)

Paper 702: Women’s autonomy and utilization of maternal health care services in rural Nepal (Kamala Devi Lamichhane)

Paper 703: Perinatal outcomes associated with medical induction of labour among women attending District Hospital of rural Nepal (Yogesh Raj Amatya)

Paper 704: Does male out-migration and household structure matter in maternal health services utilization in India?  (Amit Kumar)

Theme 8: Family Planning

Paper 801: Fertility implications of meeting the unmet need for family planning in Nepal (Ramesh Babu Kafle)

Paper 802: Women's domestic decision making power and contraceptive use in rural Nepal (Bidhya Shrestha)

Paper 803: Integration of family planning services into expanded programme on immunisation clinics of Kalikot district, Nepal (Senendra Raj Upreti, Rachel Cullen; Maureen Dariang; Sushil Baral; Ramila Bhandari; Bishnu Prasad Dulal)

Paper 804: Contraceptive prevalence and its determinants (Subhash Khake)

Paper 805: Knowledge, attitude and practice of emergency contraception among famale youth: A case study of Birendranagar Municipality, Surkhet (Shyam KumarTamang)

Paper 806: Level and determinants of modern family planning method use (Dinesh Kumar Malla)

Paper 807: A study on unmet need for family planning among Nepalese women: A secondary data analysis (Samikshya Singh)

Theme 9: Abortion and Abortion Research

Paper 901: Contraceptive behaviour of women having an abortion compared to women having a birth in Nepal (Sabu S. Padmadas, Mark Lyons-Amos; Shyam Thapa)

Paper 902: Effectiveness of awareness campaigns on knowledge and utilization of safe abortion services and post–abortion contraception among women from marginalized communities of rural Nepal (Srijana Tamang, Prabhakar Shrestha; Dev Chandra Maharjan)

Paper 903: Awareness and advocacy at the grass-root: Prerequisite for ensuring  enjoyment of safe abortion rights  in Nepal (Ruby Shakya, Laxmi Prabha Shrestha)

Paper 904: Safe abortion Practices (Bala Ram Devkota)

Paper 905: Determinants of induced abortion: A study of Pokhara Sub-metropolitan City, Nepal (Bindhyashwari ChaliseAnanta Raj Dhungana)

Theme 10: HIV and AIDS

Paper 1001: Assessing health education techniques in enhancing the knoweldge of HIV/AIDS among adolescents  (Ashok Pandey)

Paper 1002: HIV related risk behavior and prevalence of HIV/AIDS among IDUs in three states of India (Santosh Kumar Sharma;  S.K.Singh; Nidhi Sharma)

Paper 1003: Understanding the factors associated with alcohol use among female sex workers (FSWs) in a high HIV prevalence Northeast State of India (Santosh Kumar Sharma)

Paper 1004: Sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV and AIDS in Kathmandu (Rajani Pokharel; Namuna Shrestha)

Theme 11: Sexual Health Behaviour and Practices 

Paper 1101: Health seeking behavior regarding menstrual related problems among secondary and higher secondary schools girls in Khalanga VDC of Salyan district (Samiksha Maharjan)

Paper 1102: The burden and correlates of reproductive tract infections /sexually transmitted infections among women in India: Evidence from District Level Household Survey-3  (Resmi R S)

Paper 1103: Study on the Chhaupadi and delivery system (misconception on menstruation and delivery) and effect on women’s health in Bajura district, Nepal (Chetraj Pandit)

Paper 1104: Risk sexual behaviour on health of street based commercial sex workers in Kathmandu Valley (Rita Devi Karki; Govinda Sudedi; Bishnu Prasad Dulal)

Theme 12: Population, Poverty and Development

Paper 1201: Multidimensional poverty in Nepal  (Nagendra Kumar Maurya; Srinivas Goli)

Paper 1202: An analysis of rural poverty in Nepal (Anita Bhatt Phuyal: Ram Kumar Phuyal)

Paper 1203: Does migration reduce the household poverty in Nepal? (Ramesh Prasad Adhikari)

Paper 1204: Impacts of demographic grants: Cash transfer in supporting poverty reduction in Nepal (Tej Prasad Adhikari; Bhagawati Sedain)

Theme 13: Demographic Methods, Age-Sex Structure and Demographic Dividend 

Paper 1301: Agreement analysis method in case of continuous variable (Kulwant Singh Kapoor)

Paper 1302: Environmental consumption and marriage timing in Nepal (Prem Bhandari)

Paper 1303: Caste/ethnicity differentials in individual expectations and preferences on inter-caste marriage in Chitwan (Indra Chaudhary)

Paper 1304: Changing age structure and demographic dividends: The Nepalese prospects (Keshab Prasad Adhikari) 

Theme 14: Population, Health and Nutrition

Paper 1401: Psychosocial problems among adolescent students of Hetauda Municipality, Nepal (Bihungum Bista)

Paper 1402: Neonatal mortality in Nepal: A barrier to meeting MDG Goal Four (Pawan Kanel)

Paper 1403: A cross-sectional study on assessing risk factors of hypertension among resident of Chabahil, Kathmandu (Rajan Adhikari)

Paper 1404: Education of children or health care of parents: Is it a trade-off situation for the sandwiched couples?  (Manasiba Wdekar; Laishram Ladusingh)

Paper 1405: Prevalence of behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular diseases among rural women of Sindhuli, Nepal (Raja Ram Dhungana; Surya Devkota)

Paper 1406: Nutritional deficiency in the rural households and association with child malnutrition: Evidence from West Bengal, India (Sajit Sarkar)

Paper 1407: Prevalence of household food insecurity and its relationship on the nutritional status of children 6–59 months in squatter settlements of Bharatpur Municipality of Chitwan district, Nepal (Dibas Dhakal)

Paper 1408: Analysis of trends of nutrition in children and women in Nepal and its linkage with National Multi-sector Nutrition Plan  (Sabin Shrestha)

Theme 15: Gender Based Violence

Paper 1501: Linkages between violation of bodily rights of women with sexual and reproductive morbidities (Ankita Siddhanta)

Paper 1502: Violence against women among married women of rural Nepal (Diksha Sapkota)

Paper 1503: Association between alcohol use and physical/sexual violence in Uttar Pradesh, India (Brijesh P. Singh; K. K. Singh)

Paper 1504: How far husband alcohol consumption leads to intimate partner violence? Evidences from India (Kabir Pal)

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