Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/ Book Chapters


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Tamang, Asha L., and Dimpal Yonjan-Lama. Forthcoming. "Diversity and Reconstruction of Identities in Contemporary Nepal.” Current Dynamics in Transforming Nepal. Kathmandu: Sociological/Anthropological Society of Nepal (SASON).
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Tamang, Asha L., and Alex Broom. 2011. “The Practice and Meanings of Spiritual Healing in Nepal.” Pp. 202–219 in Health, Culture and Religion in South Asia, edited by A. Doron, and A Broom. New Delhi: Routledge.
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Tamang, Asha L., and Alex Broom. 2010. “The Practice and Meanings of Spiritual Healing in Nepal.” South Asian History and Culture 1(2):328–340.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2010. “Insider-Outsider Identities in Fieldwork: Challenges of Collecting Data in Difficult Security Situations.” Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) Social Science Methodology Conference. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2011 (http://conference.acspri.org.au/index.php/ conf/2010/paper/view/85).
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Holloway, Kathleen A., Shiba B. Karkee, Asha L. Tamang, Yam B. Gurung, Kumud K. Kafle, Ramesh Pradhan, and Barnaby C. Reeves. 2009. “Community Intervention to Promote Rational Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infection in Rural Nepal.” Tropical Medicine and International Health 14(1):101–110.
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Tamang, Asha L., and Bipin K. Acharya. 2008. “Migration: a Gateway to HIV/AIDS.”  Pp. 524–533 in Social Sciences in a Multicultural World, edited by K. N. Pyakuryal, B. K. Acharya, B. Timseena, G. Chhetri, and M. D. Uprety. Kathmandu: Sociological/ Anthropological Society of Nepal (SASON) and Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR).
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Tamang, Asha L., and Chanda Rai. 2008. “Britain Nepal Medical Trust: Program Performance 2006.” Pp. 349–353 in Annual Report: Department of Health Services 2006/2007.  Kathmandu: Ministry of Health and Population, Government of Nepal.
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Holloway, Kathleen A., Shiba B. Karkee, Asha L. Tamang, Yam B. Gurung, Ramesh Pradhan, and Barnaby C. Reeves. 2008. “The Effect of User Fees on Prescribing Quality in Rural Nepal: Two Controlled Pre-Post Studies to Compare a Fee Per Drug Unit vs. a Fee Per Drug Item.” Tropical Medicine and International Health 13(4):1–7.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2007. “Linkages between HIV Service Sites and TB Service Sites to Access TB Services by People Living with HIV-Positive (PLHP).” Anemecon 23:8–19.
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Karkee, Shiba B., Asha L. Tamang, Yam B. Gurung, Gokul Mishra, Jane Banez-Ockelford, Philippa Saunders, and Chanda Rai. 2005. “Improving Access of Drugs to Poor Households in a Cost Sharing Drug Scheme: Wealth Ranking Approach.” Nepal Medical College Journal 7(1):26–31.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2003. “Pain and Gains in the Drug Schemes Program.” P. 11 in Change: Painful and Hopeful. Tonbridge, UK: Britain Nepal Medical Trust.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2002. “Drug Schemes Program (DSP): Challenges and Changes.” Pp. 1–3 in Annual Report 2001. Tonbridge, UK: Britain Nepal Medical Trust.
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Tamang, Asha L. and Shiba B. Karkee. 2001. “Britain Nepal Medical Trust: Drug Schemes Program.” In Annual Report: Department of Health Services 1999/2000. Kathmandu: Ministry of Health, His Majesty’s Government of Nepal.
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Karkee, Shiba B., Asha L. Tamang, Yam B. Gurung, Shaligram Dahal, and Philippa Saunders. 2000. “Cost Sharing Drug Scheme (CSDS): An Experience from Chhyangthapu Health Post.” Journal of Institute of Medicine. 22(1 and 2):32–40.


Peer Reviewed Abstracts Only

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Tamang, Asha L. 2011. “For, Against or Silence: Coping and Survival Strategies during Civil Conflict in Nepal.” Abstract. P. 347 in Seventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2011. “Challenges of Data Collection: Appropriate Methods in Difficult Security Situations.” Abstract. P. 101 in The 28th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Contemporary Issues in Qualitative Research. Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus, Canada.
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Dimpal Yonjan-Lama, and Asha L. Tamang. 2008. “Impact of NGOs on Empowering People Living with HIV Positive (PLHP).” Abstract. Retrieved Dec. 3, 2008 (http://www.aids2008.org/abstract.aspx?elementId=200719294).
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Tamang, Asha L., Chanda Rai, Shiba B. Karkee, Chudamani M. Ghimire, and Pradeep Thakali. 2006. “Migrants, Sex and Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.” Abstract.  Retrieved Dec. 3, 2008 (http://www.aids2006.org/abstract.aspx?elementId=2190213). 
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Tamang, Asha L., Chanda Rai, Laxmi Bhattarai, Gokul Mishra, Hemraj Paudel, Tirtha Aryal, Rajendra Dahal, and Chandra N. Shah. 2006. “What Is in a Name? People Living with HIV-Positive Diagnosis in Nepal Object to the Terms Used to Describe Them.” Abstract. Retrieved Dec. 3, 2008 (http://www.aids2006.org/abstract.aspx?elementId=2192990).
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Tamang, Asha L., Shiba B. Karkee, and Kathleen A. Holloway. 2004. “Assessing Community Members’ Understanding and Practices in Treating ARI in Rural Nepal.” Abstract. Retrieved July 6, 2013 (http://www.icium.org/icium2004/poster_asp? keyword=Tamang).


Books and Manuals

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Tamang, Asha L. 2007. Orientation and Facilitation Guideline: Health Volunteers Mobilization Program for Health Rights and Health Improvement. National Tuberculosis Center, and Britain Nepal Medical Trust.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2005. A Manual for Peer Education in Life Skills for Out-of-School Youths to Control Spread of HIV/AIDS. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, and Nepal Red Cross Society, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2005. A Manual for Drama and Cultural Shows to Control Spread of HIV/AIDS. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2004. Training Manuals for the Mobilization of Satisfied Clients to Reduce TB Infection. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2004. Community Intervention Package to Promote Rational Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) in Rural Nepal. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2003. Training Package for Data Collectors on Community Intervention Study to Promote Rational Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) in Rural Nepal. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2002. Drug Schemes Management and Rational Use of Drugs Training Manuals for Local Health Committees, Health Workers and Community Members. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L., ed. 1999. Pahilyaunu Parne Sahee Bato (A Collection of Health Related Stories for Child-to-Child Program on Drug Schemes). Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.


Research/ Evaluation/ Assessment Reports

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Lonning, Sarah, Bobby Balke, and Asha L. Tamang. 2015. Rosemount Climate Change Education. Minneapolis: Resilient Communities Project, University of Minnesota. Available at http://rcp.umn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/OLPD-5204-Climate-Education-Report.pdf.
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Tamang, Asha L., Gokul Mishra, and Ramdeo Chaudhary. 2007. Safe Motherhood Plan 2002 –2017 and Post-Partum Hemorrhage (PPH) in Nepal: An Assessment of Policy, Its Implementation and Implications Using Health Rights of Women Assessment Instrument (HeRWAI). Submitted to Aim for Human Rights, the Netherlands. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L., Shiba B. Karkee, and Chanda Rai. 2006. Assessment Report 2003: Health Improvement Program. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2006. An Operational Research Report on Mobilization of Satisfied Clients to Improve TB Control Program in Siraha District. Submitted to National Tuberculosis Centre. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L., and Shiba B. Karkee. 2006. An Operational Research Report on Promoting Public-Private Partnership for Improving Tuberculosis Control Program in Eastern Nepal. Submitted to National Tuberculosis Centre. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Karkee, Shiba B., and Asha L. Tamang. 2006. An Operational Research Report on Effectiveness of DOTS Committees in TB control in Jhapa and Morang districts. Submitted to National Tuberculosis Centre. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. and Santosh Shrestha. 2005. Assessing Linkages between HIV Service Sites and TB Service Sites in order to Access TB Services for People Living with HIV Positive (PLHP). Submitted to Family Health International (FHI), Kathmandu. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2005. HIV/AIDS Vulnerability Assessment on the Returning Migrant Communities. Submitted to United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Kathmandu. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Karkee, Shiba B., Asha L. Tamang, and Yam B. Gurung. 2004. Community Intervention Study to Promote Rational Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) in Rural Nepal: Final Report. Submitted to Centre for International Health, Boston University, USA. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Subba, Navaraj, Deepak Paudel, Shiba B. Karkee, Asha L. Tamang, Rajmukut Bhusal, Shyam Subedi, Laxmi Bhattarai, Basanta Parajuli, Shiva R. Acharya, and Chanda Rai. 2004. Assessment Report 2003: a Summary Report on Assessment of Health Situation in Eastern Development Region of Nepal. Kathmandu: Eastern Regional Health Directorate and Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L., and Shiba B. Karkee. 2002. An Evaluation of Drug Schemes Program in Eastern Nepal: Final Report 2002. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Karkee, Shiba B., Asha L. Tamang, and Yam B. Gurung. 2002. Final Pre-Intervention Report on the Community Intervention Study to Promote Rational Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) in Rural Nepal. Submitted to World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, and Management Sciences for Health, Arlington, USA. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.
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Karkee, Shiba B., Asha L. Tamang, and Yam B. Gurung. 2000. Hill Drug Scheme and its New Approach: A Brief Report of Thirty Years 1969 – 1999. Britain Nepal Medical Trust, Nepal.


Conference/Seminar Presentations (selected)


Sociology

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Tamang, Asha L. 2015. “Diversity and Social Inclusion in Higher Education.” Presented at the 25th Annual Research Celebration: Sociology Research Institute (SRI), Apr. 17, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.
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Tamang, Asha L., and Dimpal Yonjan-Lama. 2013. “Diversity and Reconstruction of Identities in Contemporary Nepal.” Presented at the Sociological/Anthropological Society of Nepal (SASON) International Conference: Current Dynamics in Transforming Nepal, Dec. 14–16, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2012. “Experiences of the 1996–2006 Civil Conflict in Nepal: Engagement of Tamangs (Indigenous People) and Bahun-Chhetris (Non-Indigenous People).” Presented at the Faculty of Education and Arts Student Research Festival, Aug. 8, University of Newcastle, Australia.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2012. “Impact of Civil War on Schools, Teachers and Pupils in Nepal.” Presented at the Research Higher Degree Symposium, June 12, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle, Australia.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2011. “Voices from Below: Dynamics and Underlying Causes of Civil War in Nepal.” Presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS) Conference for Academic Disciplines, May 23–26, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2011. “For, Against or Silence: Coping and Survival Strategies during Civil Conflict in Nepal.” Presented at the Seventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Advocacy, May 18–21, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2010. “Experiences of Civil Conflict in Nepal.” Presented at the Research Higher Degree Completion Symposium: Office of Graduate Studies, Nov. 16–17, University of Newcastle, Australia.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2010. “Towards the Civil Conflict: Dynamics of Nepal’s Maoist Struggle from 1996 to 2006.” Presented at the Research Higher Degree Symposium: School of Humanities and Social Sciences, June 8, University of Newcastle, Australia.
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Tamang, Asha L., and Alex Broom. 2008. “The Practice of Traditional Healing in Nepal.” Presented at the Health, Culture and Religion in South Asia: Interdisciplinary and Cross-National Social Science Perspectives, an International Workshop, Nov. 12–13, Australian National University, Australia.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2008. “The Experiences of Civil Conflict in Nepal”. Presented at the Research Higher Degree Symposium: School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nov. 3, University of Newcastle, Australia.
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Tamang, Asha L. and Bipin K. Acharya. 2006. “Migration: A Gateway to HIV/AIDS.” Presented at the Sociological/Anthropological Society of Nepal (SASON) International Conference: Social Sciences in a Multicultural World, Dec. 11–13, Kathmandu, Nepal.


Methodology

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Tamang, Asha L. 2012. “Reconstruction of Indigenous/Ethnic Identities during the Ten Year Civil War in Nepal.” Presented at the Workshop on Theorizing Indigenous Sociology: Developing Australian and International Approaches, July 19–20, Indigenous Sociology Thematic Group, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA), Australia.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2011. “Challenges of Data Collection: Appropriate Methods in Difficult Security Situations.” Presented at the 28th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Contemporary Issues in Qualitative Research, May 12–14, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus, Canada.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2010. “Insider-Outsider Identities in Fieldwork: Challenges of Collecting Data in Difficult Security Situations.” Presented at the Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, Dec. 1–3, University of Sydney, Australia.


Health, Education and Community Development


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Balke, Bobby and Asha L. Tamang. 2015. “RCP Rosemount/Climate Change: Planning an Adult Education Program.” Presented at the Resilient Communities Project (RCP): Annual Celebration Program, May 1, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA. 
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Tamang, Asha L. 2014. “Experience on Livelihoods and Scope of Organic Farming in Nepal.” Presented at the Consultative Workshop for the Development of Action Plans for Region-wide Livelihood Initiatives, Christian Blind Mission (CBM), Mar. 18–23, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
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Tamang, Asha L, Arvind Kushwaha, Buddhi Thapa, Mukunda Adhikari, and Rajendra Sunar. 2014. “Sensitization on Climate Change in INF Nepal’s Projects.” Presented at the 8th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation: Financing Local Adaptation, Apr. 24–30, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and Clean Energy Nepal (CEN), Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2007. “Linkages between HIV Service Sites and TB Service Sites to Access TB Services by People Living with HIV-Positive (PLHP). Presented at the 23rd All Nepal Medical Conference, Nov. 1–7, Nepal Medical Association, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2007. “Rights-Based Approach and Achievements in BNMT Working Area.” Presented at the Inter-Church Cooperation Organization (ICCO/Netherlands) Partner Consultation Meeting, Sept. 9–13, Bangkok, Thailand.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2007. “Child-to-Child (CTC): A Rights-Based Approach.” Presented at the National Seminar of School Health Program, CCS-Italy, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L., Shiba B. Karkee, and Kathleen A. Holloway. 2004. “Assessing Community Members’ Understanding and Practices in Treating ARI in Rural Nepal.” Presented at the International Conference on Improving Use of Medicines, Mar. 30 – Apr. 2, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
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Karkee, Shiba B., Asha L. Tamang, and Kathleen A. Holloway. 2004. “Community Intervention to Promote Rational Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infection in Rural Nepal.” Presented at the International Conference on Improving Use of Medicines, Mar. 30 – Apr. 2, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
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Holloway, Kathleen A., Shiba B. Karkee, and Asha L. Tamang. 2004. “Impact on Prescribing Patterns of a Fee per Drug Unit versus a Fee per Drug Item.” Presented at the International Conference on Improving Use of Medicines, Mar. 30 – Apr. 2, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
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Tamang, Asha L., and Chanda Rai. 2004. “Socio-Cultural and Generation Gap: Threatening the Health of People due to Increased Risk of STIs and HIV/AIDs in the Eastern Region of Nepal.” Presented at the National Conference of Nursing Association of Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Tamang, Asha L. 2003. “Educating Community on TB, HIV/AIDS and STI by People Themselves.” Presented at the HIV/AIDS Workshop, Inter-Church Cooperation Organization of Netherlands, Assam, India.