GTA has worked on communicable and non-communicable disease prevention and control since its establishment.
Enhancing capacity to detect, respond, and prevent cholera in Nepal (ECHO-Nepal), IVI/KOICA, 2020/23
The goal of the project is to enhance Nepal’s capacity to detect, respond and prevent outbreaks of cholera. It aims to enhance laboratory diagnostic and surveillance capacity, as well as RRTs in terms of WaSH and outbreak investigations. Also, the project includes OCV vaccination campaigns, which targets about 210,000 residents in Kathmandu Valley and 100,000 residents in Kailali District Nepal.
International patient Safety Conference (IPSC, Nepal), 2019
In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population and organized by Nepal Mediciti and GTA. It will help the government to support the development of patient safety framework.
Comprehensive targeted intervention to control AGE/cholera in Nepal, UNICEF, JHU, 2016-17
Strengthened surveillance activities in Kathmandu Valley, and expanded to selected districts outside the Kathmandu Valley;
Case and household investigation;
Timely integrated response (WASH, BCC, and Vaccine);
National Preparedness and response plan for AGE/cholera outbreaks, 2017
GTA has supported Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Department of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Population to develop the national preparedness and response plan for AGE/cholera outbreaks. The design and development of the plan are technically supported by JHU and financially by UNICEF.
First National Hepatitis E Symposium in Kathmandu, November to December 2015
Led by Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Department of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Supported by UNICEF and International Vaccine Institute