2019 October

STAR Scholar Extends Community Outreach in Rural Nepal

  • Oct 25, 2019

Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota, a STAR Scholar, coordinated a series of activities benefiting the communities in different parts of Nepal. During his two week Nepal visit, Dr. Sapkota organized a health screening and medical check up camp in Pharsadangi village in rural Morang district. Over 175 women and men underwent medical tests to know their oxygen saturation level, blood pressure and blood glucose. They also rec...

BGI Organized a One Day Workshop

  • Oct 9, 2019

September 29, 2019, Chicago On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali expressed happiness over the prospect of leveraging the diasporic resources towards achieving economic prosperity in Nepal. In a workshop organized by the Brain Gain Initiative (BGI) America at the Hilton Chicago, Gyawali highlighted that with the promulgation of the new constitution in September 2015 and the successful co...

Global Connections Award Winner Announced!

  • Oct 1, 2019

2019 Global Connection Award Winner is Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota! Dr. Sanjeeb Sapkota has over 19 years of experience working in public health and health care in various positions including as a public health expert, Medical Epidemiologist, Research Scientist, Project manager, Senior Data Analyst, and Communication Specialist in different government public health agencies including World Health Organization, Centers for Disease ...