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Sagun Paudel

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Sagun Paudel - 2017 Nominee
Position: Public Health Activist
Organization: Sagun's Blog
Current Location: Pokhara, Nepal
Bachelor of Public Health from LA GRANDEE International College/ Public Health
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
Proficiency Certificate in General Medicine
Sagun Paudel, Young Public health professional working in Sagun's Blog as a Public health blogger since 6 years. This Blog is the No. 1 Blog in Nepal for public health updates. – Nominator
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I actually initiated the establishment of Blog to share public health related information to create Mass Media Campaign via online networks.
Mass media campaigns : Blogging (6) , Article publication (3)
Mass campaign: FP day celebration event organization and management (3 events), mass rally (3), radio talk program (1) etc
My contribution as a trained health service provider : Provide Family planning counseling (200 + clients, FP service ( DEPO & PILLS (100 + clients, IMPLANT (25+ Clients)
As a public health professional, I provided technical assistant to Government of Nepal’s capacity to plan, manage and deliver high-quality and equitable family planning services in Kaski district, Nepal.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

While pursuing my Proficiency level in certificate level course, I realized that FP services if provided timely and correctly can prevent maternal deaths and it finally helps communities and country to boost economic growth by expanding healthy and skillful labor force. To utilize the FP services and increase demand of services, comprehensive information and access to services is needed, so I channelized efforts towards providing health information & quality health services.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

I initiate an online blog to share public health information (including family planning), Mass campaign: FP day celebration event organization and management (3 events), mass rally (3), radio talk program (1) etc .
As a public health professional, I provided technical assistant to Government of Nepal’s capacity to plan, manage and deliver high-quality and equitable family planning services in Kaski district, Nepal.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I will use the 120 Under 40 platform to expand it will help me to create network, collaboration and partnership with like young public health professionals in future globally. I will utilize this $1000 grant to improve & add new technology friendly system to provide FP related information for target population in Nepal. furthermore I will initiate various community based advocacy program & FP demand generation activities in Nepal.

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