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Award Honours Head of MIRA

26 February 2008

We were delighted to learn that our close collaborator, Professor Dharma Manandhar of the Mother Infant Research Activities, Nepal, was awarded a NAST (Nepal Academy of Science and Technology) Award at a ceremony in Kathmandu to mark the occasion of its silver jubilee celebration. The award was given by Mr. GP Koirala, the Prime Minister of Nepal.

The Science and Technology Academy Award  2007, which Professor Manandhar received, was given for making excellent contributions to newborn care and health sector through original research, writing books and articles and designing low cost
equipment.

More information about the work of MIRA can be found at www.mira.org.np