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Faculty / Professor / Dr. Ram Sharan Pathak

 
Title: Professor & Head
Name: Dr. Ram Sharan Pathak 
Address: Central Department of Population Studies (CDPS), Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
Email:drpathakrs@gmail.com
Education Background:
  - 1996, Ph.D. Demography, The Australian National University, Canberra.
- 1993, MA Demography, The Australian National University, Canberra.
- 1983, MA Economics with Demography, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Employment Record:
  - Professor in Population Studies (since May, 2009), Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  - M. Phil. Programme Coordinator (2008- ), Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  - Director (2003-2007), Centre for Population Research and Training, Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  - Teaching Faculty and Researcher (since 1983-), Central Department of Economics and Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Professional Involvement:
  - Member (2017- ) National Population Council Chaired by the Right Hon. Prime Minister, GoN.
  - Member (2017-) TU Planning Council
  - Member (2017-) TU Academic Council
  - President (2012- 2014), Population Association of Nepal (PAN).

Important Publications:
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    “Nepal Earthquake 2015: A Socio-Demographic Impact Study (with reference to 14 most affected districts)”, Co-author. (2016), (Kathmandu: CDPS/TU).
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    “Population Size, Growth and Distribution”, Lead Author, in Population Monograph of Nepal, Volume I (Population Dynamics), Kathmandu: CBS, 2014; 15-37.
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    “Investing in Young People: Demand for Young People Responsive Interventions”, Nepal Population and Development Journal, Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Kathmandu, 2014.
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    “Research Methods Coverage in Medical and Health Science Curricula in Nepal” (Co-author), Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, Published Online by NepJOL-INASP, 2013; 3 (3): 253-258.
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    “Handbook for Research Methodology: Approaches and Techniques” (Lead Coordinator), Kathmandu: CDPS/TU, March 2013.
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    “Sexual and Reproductive Health Status of Adolescents and Youth in Nepal”, Nepal Population Journal, Population Association of Nepal (PAN), Kathmandu, Vol. 17, No. 16, 2012.
  - Systematic Reviews of Health Research (Lead Author), Workshop Handbook, British Council/DFID PARI Project, 2012.
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    Access to Health Research and Evidence-based Practice (Lead Author), Workshop Handbook, British Council/DFID PARI Project, 2010-2011.
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    "A Note on Early Marriage in Nepal", Population Magazine, PSSN, Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Vol. VI, December 2009.
  - 2008, A Comparative Analysis of Unmet Need in Nepal: Further Analysis of the 2006 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (Co-author), Calverton, Maryland, USA: Macro International Inc.,
  - 2008, "Contraceptive Knowledge, Use and Discontinuation in Nepal", Nepal Population Journal.
  - 2007, Contributor to Nepal Demographic and Health Survey, 2006, Main Report.
  - 2006, "Adolescent Reproductive Health and Rights in Nepal", Nepal Population Journal.
  - 2006, Contributor to Children Working at Own Home: Are They Visible Child Laborer? Save the Children Japan.

Major Research Works:
  - Project Director, Baseline Study for Measuring Situation of Child Marriage in Five Intervention Districts, by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for UNFPA, Nepal, 2016 (ongoing).
  - Project Director, Nepal Earthquake, 2015: A Socio-Demographic Impact Study, by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE), Government of Nepal.
  - Project Director, Sakchyam: Access to Finance for Poverty Programme, Monitoring and Evaluation Baseline Survey, 2015.
  - Lead Facilitator/Coordinator, Seventh Country Programme UNFPA Supported Research, Training/Workshop and Conference Activities for 2014, 2015 & 2016…..
  - Principal Investigator, Evaluation Study of Integrating SRH and Biodiversity Conservation for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for Family Planning Association of Nepal and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Nepal, March 2013- .
  - Project Coordinator, ICPD Beyond 2014 National Review Process in Nepal, Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for MoHP/UNFPA, Nepal, August-November, 2012.
  - Principal Investigator, Health and Social Care Needs Assessment of Elderly: The Context of Piloting Service Developments and Care of Elderly in Pharping, Kathmandu Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for UNFPA, Nepal, April-July, 2012.
  - Principal Investigator, Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Endline Survey Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for World Wildlife Fund (WWF)/Nepal, April – August 2011.
  - Principal Investigator, Integrating SRH and Biodiversity Conservation for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for Family Planning Association of Nepal and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Nepal, April 2011- .
  - Principal Investigator, "Endline Survey on SRH in Jumla District", Sponsored by Sunaulo Pariwar Nepal/Marie Stopes International - Nepal, 20 April 2010- .
  - Principal Consultant, "Synopsis of the Population Perspective Plan (PPP)" for MoHP, GoN, Conducted by SDRC, 11 October 2009 - 11 January 2010.
  - 2009-, Lead Coordinator, (Partners: CDPS, Tribhuvan University, Nepal - Aberdeen University, UK - Development Resource Center, Nepal), DelPHE Project, British Council/DFID.
  - 2009-, Senior Population Expert, "Finalization of Population Perspective Plan (PPP)", MoHP and UNFPA.
  - Nov, 2008 - April, 2009, Principal Investigator, "RNA of Delivering Essential RH Care for Women, Men and Adolescents of Mid and Far Western Districts of Nepal through Mobile RH Camps", UNFPA/CDPS, TU.
  - 02 June - 15 August 2008, Local Consultant, "Australian Scholarships and Graduates Alumni Network in Nepal", Effective Development Group, Canberra, Australia.
  - 2008, An Action Plan of the Population Perspective Plan (PPP), Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Kathmandu, Nepal.
  - 2007, Study of Attitude of Service Providers for Increasing Access of Safe Abortion Services to Marginalized Key Population in Nepal, FPAN/CPRT/CDPS.
  - 2007, Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Adolescents and Youth on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), Sunaulo Pariwar Nepal/Marie Stopes International - Nepal.
  - 2007, An Analysis of Unmet Need, Contraceptive Use and Discontinuation in Nepal, New ERA.
  - 2006/2007, Contributor to Nepal Demographic and Health Survey Project, 2006, New ERA for Macro International Inc. under the Aegis of Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Kathmandu, Nepal.

Areas of Interest:
  Population and Development, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHRs), Population Policy, Fertility and Family Planning, Mortality and Health.
 

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