Author Archive | Sushan Acharya

A van with loudspeakers transmitting COVID-19 information to public in Ethiopia. Source: Bahir Dar University

COVID-19: a turning point for health literacy? Comparing initiatives in Ethiopia, Malawi, Nepal, the Philippines and the UK

This blog is based on reflections by the UEA UNESCO Chair family literacy team (based on group WhatsApp conversations): Sushan Acharya, Sheila Aikman, Helene Binesse, Symon Chiziwa, Kamal Raj Devkota, Abiy Menkir Gizaw, Ulrike Hanemann, Catherine Jere, Tizita Lemma, Gina Lontoc,  Yeraswork Megerssa, Ahmmardouh Mjaya, Chris Millora, Anna Robinson-Pant and Turuwark Zalalam Warkineh. This team […]

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Women, literacy and health in Nepal: an alternative approach for sustainable livelihoods

This blog was written by Sushan Acharya, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. For the 2017 UKFIET conference, 23 individuals were provided with bursaries to assist them to participate and present at the conference. The researchers were asked to write a short piece about their experience. Research in the area of women, literacy and health has been […]

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