Publications

Forthcoming


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Hassel, Craig A., and Asha L. Tamang. [Working]. "Decolonizing Nutrition Science.” University of Minnesota.
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Barajas, Heidi L., and Asha L. Tamang. [Working]. "Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS): Strengthening Community-University Economic Development Approaches.” University of Minnesota.
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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).

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/ Book Chapters


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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): 541–547.
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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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Hassel, Craig A., and Asha L. Tamang. 2017. "Decolonizing Nutrition Science.” Abstract. Accepted in the Second Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition. USA.
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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. (http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p494786_index.html).
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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://library.iasociety.org/AbstractView.aspx?confID=2008&abstractId=10326).
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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://library.iasociety.org/AbstractView.aspx?confID=2006&abstractId=943). 
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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://library.iasociety.org/AbstractView.aspx?confID=2006&abstractId=7442).
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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://archives.who.int/icium/icium2004/poster4849.html?keyword=Child+Health).
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Karkee, Shiba B., Asha L. Tamang, Yam B. Gurung, Kathleen A. Holloway, Kumud K. Kafle, and Ramesh Pradhan. 2004. “Community Intervention to Promote Rational Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infection in Rural Nepal.” Abstract. Retrieved July 6, 2013 (http://archives.who.int/icium/icium2004/poster4849.html?keyword=Child+Health).
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Holloway, Kathleen A., Asha L. Tamang, Shiba B. Karkee, Yam B. Gurung, and Ramesh Pradhan. 2004. “Impact on Prescribing Patterns of a Fee per Drug Unit versus a Fee per Drug Item.” Abstract. Retrieved July 6, 2013 (http://archives.who.int/icium/icium2004/poster91fb.html?keyword=Access+and+Use).

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.