Mental health training for medical officers and health assistants at Ramechhap

A six days “Mental health training for medical officers and health assistants” was conducted by TPO Nepal at Manthali, Ramechhap under ‘Mental Health Integration in Ramechhap (MHIRa)’ project. The objective of MHIRa is to continue psychosocial support in Ramechhap district, establish community sustainable human resources and incorporation of psychosocial component in primary health care system through capacity […]

Strategic meeting of TPO Nepal’s Management Team and Executive Board

The Executive board and Management team of TPO Nepal came together on 30 and 31 March for the three years strategic planning of the organization. The meeting was held at Park Village Resort, Budhanilkantha. A session on situation update (current projects, donors and budget), quality assurance, research and program prioritization, salary, benefits and positions, existing […]

PRIME Review Workshop

A review workshop of PRIME project was held with the entire project team on 28 & 29 March in Chitwan, the project implementing site. The workshop commenced with sharing of findings from the evaluation studies conducted in the Implementation Phase. The results show that the community psychosocial counseling was more effective for depression than alcohol […]

Successful completion of 6 months psychosocial counseling training

Since limited number of human resources are available to work in the field of Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support (MHPSS), short-term to long-term training in MHPSS is very essential to fulfill the gap. After the devastating earthquake, many people were suffering from psychological distress in Sindhupalchowk district. Short term support from outsiders was not enough […]

Review meeting of psychosocial support centers

A review meeting of psychosocial support centers was held at The Entrance Café on 26 and 27 March, 2018. The psychosocial support centers are being operated by women cooperatives promoted by District Women and Children Office. TPO Nepal had provided technical support to these psychosocial support centers with the financial support of UNICEF Nepal from […]

Orientation on mental health and psychosocial support to locally elected representatives

A one-day orientation program on “Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)” was held at Suryagadhi rural municipality, Nuwakot on 19 March, 2018. The orientation was given to the newly elected members of local level. This orientation was conducted as part of the project titled “Community Based Psychosocial Capacity Building Project (CBPCB-II), implemented by TPO Nepal […]

GATE project inception meeting

A training of trainers and inception meeting of Global Anti- Torture Evidence (GATE) project was held at Copanhegan, Denmark from 12 to 16 March, 2018. Mr. Suraj Koirala, Executive Manager and Mr. Pitambar Koirala, Program Coordinator of TPO Nepal participated in the meeting. The Global Anti-Torture Evidence (GATE) project implemented by International Rehabilitation Council for […]

Maternal mental health training for non-prescribers

A five days training on ‘Maternal Mental Health’ for health workers (non-prescribers) was conducted by TPO Nepal at Hotel Rhino, Chitwan under PRogramme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME) project. The objective of PRIME in Nepal is to generate evidence on implementation and evaluation of treatment for mhGAP priority mental disorders in primary and maternal […]

Debrief meeting of CBPCB project

A debriefing meeting with counselors was held at TPO Nepal on 27th February, 2018 to evaluate one of the components of “Community Based Psychosocial Capacity Building (CBPCB)” project. This project is supported by IsraAid and Americares from 1 November 2015 to March 2018 with the main objective of building capacity of FCHVs to screen psychosocial […]

Contract signing ceremony of Japan funded project

Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal (TPO Nepal) will be implementing a new project titled “Project for Improvement of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management and Post- Disaster Psychosocial Care for Socially Vulnerable People in Nepal”. Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, His Excellency, Masashi Ogawa, signed a grant contract for this project at the Japanese Embassy on 22nd February […]

International Mental Health Conference Nepal 2018

International Mental Health Conference 2018 was successfully held at Kathmandu, Nepal on February 16 and 17 with the aim of bringing together institutions, individuals and other concerned stakeholders in a common platform to discuss the development of mental health under the theme “Coming Together for Mental Health”. This conference was organized by Primary Health Care […]

Research report dissemination event

A research report dissemination event of “Hidden Aftershocks: An assessment of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs of Earthquake Affected Communities in Rasuwa, Nuwakot and Makwanpur districts” was held at Hotel Platinum on 26th January. The research was conducted by TPO Nepal with the support of American Red Cross, Spanish Red Cross and International Federation of […]

Two days event was held to mark the successful completion of project

A two days event was held to mark the successful completion of project titled “Support Women and Children office to establish 16 Community Based Psychosocial support centers in Nuwakot, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Okhaldhunga, Rasuwa, Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk” and “Psychosocial support to six flood affected districts Mahottari, Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya, Sarlahi and Dhanusa” at Hotel Shivam Plaza on December […]

Endorsement of Mental Health Training Manual – Module 2 (Reference Manual and Facilitator’s Guide) by NHTC

Mental Health Training Manual – Module 2 (Reference Manual and Facilitator’s Guide) titled “Mental Health Training for Medical Officers and Health Assistants” was endorsed by National Health Training Center (NHTC) on 26th December 2017 through a final meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee held at NHTC, Teku, Kathmandu. A total of 25 participants attended the […]

Celebration of World Mental Health Day 2017

An interaction program was held at TPO Nepal central office, Kathmandu on October 10, 2017, on the occasion of World Mental Health Day. The program focused on supporting mental health and well-being of staffs and positive workplace culture, in line with the slogan of this day “Mental health in the workplace”. 23 staffs of TPO […]

International Conference on Child’s Health and Development

International Conference on Child’s Health and Development, with the aim of highlighting the importance of offering a platform for researchers and field workers to share experiences and for integrating the efforts towards improving child’s development, was organized by Action Against Hunger (ACF) on June 8 and 9 in Kathmandu Nepal. The conference was started with the […]

Suicide prevention training for counsellors

With the support of Australain Aid TPO Nepal conducted a program named “Provide Psychosocial Support to Community to Prevent Suicide in Sindhupalchowk.” As per the project activity, five days training for psychosocial counsellors of Sindhupalchowk was organized from 26-30 March in Hotel Langtang, Chautara. The training focused on dealing with cases of suicide. Counsellors were […]

Australia’s Ambassador to Nepal His Excellency Peter Budd visited TPO Nepal

TPO Nepal felt honored to host His Excellency Peter Budd, Australian Ambassador to Nepal and Mr. Krishna Karki Program and Research Officer, Australian Embassy, Kathmandu on 19th June at TPO Central Office, Kathmandu. His Excellency spent around an hour observing program of TPO Nepal. Partnership with Australian Embassy has been started after earthquake. TPO Nepal has received two phases of […]

10 day training of trainers on Common Threads

A 10 day training of trainers on Common Threads Project was conducted at TPO Nepal from 12 December 2017 to 22 December 2017. The main objective of this training was to provide training about Common Threads Project and build the capacity of local level counselors. Altogether 15 women from different backgrounds participated in the training. […]


TPO Nepal celebrated its 12th anniversary on 6th June 2017. 120 participants including staffs and invitees were presented in the event. The day started with a staff meeting chaired by Executive Manager of TPO Nepal, Mr. Suraj Koirala. He congratulated staffs for their valuable contribution because of which TPO Nepal known as pioneer organization in Nepal. After […]

Training on research uptake

Two days training was conducted on ‘Research Uptake’ by Emerald project on 25th and 26th May, 2017. The training was facilitated by Mr. Sudeep Uprety, Research Uptake and Communication Manager from Health Research and Social Development Forum (HERD Nepal). The main objective of the training was to enhance the use of research evidences in a […]

Integration of mental health services into primary health care setting in Chitwan: Observations from senior government officials

On 27 April 2017, a team of senior officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH), Department of Health Services (DoH) (including Management division, PHC-RD, and the Leprosy control division), Social Welfare Council (SWC), Mental Hospital and Women Commission visited different health facilities of Chitwan district where the Programme for Improving Mental Health Care (PRIME) has been implemented. TPO Nepal, […]

Five days refresher training on mental health and psychosocial care and support

TPO Nepal conducted five days refresher training on Mental Health and Psychosocial Care and Support for OCMC (One-Stop Crisis Management Centre) staff at Pasa Yard, Lalitpur on 17th to 21st April 2017 under Combating Trafficking in Person (CTIP). Altogether 13 female participants from 6 various OCMC centers (Charikot PHC- Dolakha, District Hospital Chautara – Sindhupalcowk, […]

Stakeholder analysis meeting with mental health professionals

In collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO)-Nepal, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO)-Nepal conducted a half-day meeting with mental health professionals on 26th April 2017. Altogether, 15 professionals from 8 organizations, 1 academic institution, and 2 hospitals were present in the meeting. The objective of the meeting was to identify possible stakeholders of mental health and assess areas […]

IRCT members across Asia attend Data in the Fight Against Impunity (DFI) seminar in Nepal

Three years since the Data in the Fight Against Impunity (DFI) Project was launched, the IRCT and member centre Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal (TPO) are hosting a three-day DFI workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal on the dated April, 26-28, 2017 for IRCT members in Asia. IRCT President Jorge Aroche opened the workshop on Wednesday together with […]

Seven days psychosocial support training for Community based Psychosocial Workers (CPSW) in Rasuwa

Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) Nepal had conducted 7-Day Psychosocial support and care training in groups for Rasuwa district. All together 22 CPSWs were trained for seven days from Dhunche, Syafrubesi, Goljung and Dadagaun VDC  in Dhunche and CPSWs of Laharepauwa, Dadagau and Thulogau were trained in Bidur. The program was organized in collaboration with Women […]

6 months psychosocial counseling training

युनिसेफको सहयोगमा बहुसांस्कृतिक मनोसामाजिक सँस्था नेपाल (टि. पी. ओ. नेपाल) द्वारा संचालन गरिरहेको महिला तथा बालबालिका कार्यालयद्वारा संचालित मनोसामाजिक सहयोग केन्द्र स्थापनार्थ सहयोग कार्यक्रम अन्तर्गत ६ महिने मनोसामाजिक मनोविमर्श तालिम सम्पन्न भएको छ । मिति २०७३/१२/२९ मा सम्पन्न समापन समारोहलाई महिला तथा बालबालिका विभागका महानिर्देशक नरेश कुमार चापागाईले सम्बोधन गर्नु भएको थियो । सामान्य तथा […]

Conduction of Trauma/Tension Release Exercise (TRE) at Bhaktapur

TRE (Trauma/Tension Release Exercise) is an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and trauma. Created by Dr. David Berceli, PhD, TRE is designed to be a self-help tool that once learned, can be used as needed, throughout one’s life, thereby continuously supporting and promoting personal […]

Training of basic psychosocial skills to health workers, protection (frontline) workers and teachers

A two day psychosocial support training for teachers (10th-11th August 2015), funded by UNICEF, was held in Hetauda, Makwanpur. In total, 22 people received training (5 supervisors and 17 teachers) and were trained on how to provide psychosocial support to children during and after (natural) disasters with the aim that children can feel safe and […]

Mental health and psychosocial support training to health workers (non-prescribers)

TPO Nepal under the financial support of International Medical Corps has been implementing the ‘Integration of mental health and psychosocial support services in primary health care facilities and community settings in the post-earthquake context of affected districts in Nepal’. With an objective of early identification, provision of  basic psychosocial and emotional support, facilitation of self-help […]

Training of basic psychosocial skills to health workers and protection (frontline) workers

In response to the recent earthquake, a three day basic psychosocial health worker training (July 30-August 1) funded by UNICEF (United Nations International Children Education Fund) was conducted in Hetauda, Makwanpur. These health workers consisted of twenty one FCHVs (Female Community Health Volunteers) and ANMs (Auxiliary Nurse Midwives).   The main objective of this training was […]

Training on basic psychosocial skills to protection workers

With total 22 participants from different NGO’s and government office 3 days Training on Basic Psychosocial Skills to protection workers was conducted at Hetauda, Makwanpur. The training was inaugurated by Chief, Women Development Officer of Makwanpur district. The training was conducted under the financial assistance of UNICEF 2nd August, 2015 to 4th August, 2015. The […]

Health professionals training in Banke and Makwanpur districts

In coordination with Ministry of Health and Population, TPO Nepal carried out Seven days basic psychosocial care and support training under the Combating Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) Project to the community level health professionals especially Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) and Female Community Health Volunteer (FCHV). The training has been conducted in two events & two […]

MhGAP-HIG Training of Trainers and Supervisors (TOTS)

It has been three months since the first of multiple devastating earthquakes hit Nepal killing more than 8,000 people and affecting the lives of 8 million. Health workers throughout the earthquake-affected regions have reported patients presenting with nightmares, difficulty sleeping, fear of staying indoors, and a range of bodily complaints including headaches, heart palpitations, and […]

Workshop on mental health indicators, forms and their uses

A one day workshop on ‘Mental health indicators, forms and their uses’ was conducted on 30th of August, 2015 at Kathmandu. The workshop was organized by Management Division; Department of Health Service; Ministry of Health and Population in collaboration with Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) Nepal. The aim of the workshop was to share the findings […]

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