My Publications (in English only)

Editorials

1. Joshi SK. Air Pollution in Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2003;1(4):231-233.

2. Joshi SK. Pesticide Poisoning in Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2003;1(3):157.

3. Joshi SK. Disability in Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2004;2(1):3

4. Joshi SK. Injuries in Nepal – A Growing Public Health Problem. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2007;5(1),17,2-3

5. Joshi SK. Awakening to the Occupational Health Problems. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2005;3(3):206-207.

6. Joshi SK. Solid Biomass Fuel: Indoor air pollution and health effects. Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ) 2006;4(2):141-142.

7. Joshi SK. Violence against women in Nepal: Role of health care workers. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2009, 7 (2), Issue 26, 89-90

8. Joshi SK. Human trafficking in Nepal: A rising concern for all. Kathmandu University Medical Journal (2010), Vol. 8, No. 1, Issue 29, 3-4 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v8i1.3213

9. Joshi SK, Occupational Safety and Health in Nepal. Int. J. Occup. Safety Health (2011), Vol 1 1-2 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ijosh.v1i1.5224

10. Joshi SK, Child labor issues in Nepal . Int. J. Occup. Safety Health 2013, Vol 3 No 2: 1

11. Joshi SK, Pant PR. Childhood Injury Prevention in Post-epidemiological Transition in Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2016, 14 (1), 53,1-2

12. Joshi SK, Dahal P. Woes of Remittances. Int. J. Occup. Safety Health 2016, Vol 6 No 1: 1

13. Joshi SK, Pant PR, Banstola A, Bhatta S, Mytton J. Injuries in Nepal - A Neglected Public Health Burden and Ways Forward. Kathmandu Univ Med J. 2017;60(4):269-70.

14. Joshi SK. Acharya K. Modification of Kuppuswamy’s Socioeconomic Status Scale in the Context of Nepal, 2019. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2019, 17 (1), Issue 65, 1-2.

Peer Reviewed Conference Abstracts

1. Joshi SK, Shrestha S. Economic and social burden due to injuries and violence in Nepal: a cross-sectional study. Injury Prevention (BMJ) 2010;16:A2. (World Safety Congress, London UK, 2010)

2. Joshi SK, Shrestha S. Injuries and violence in Nepal: a review. Injury Prevention (BMJ) 2010;16:A15. (World Safety Congress, London UK, 2010)

3. Joshi SK, Malla A, Aryal UR, Dudani I. Impact of intimate partner violence on women's health --a population based study in Nepal. Injury Prevention (BMJ) 2012 18: A183 (World Safety Congress, Wellington, New Zealand, 2012)

4. Forced prostitution of trafficked Nepalese women and girls in the brothels in India (ICOH Congress, Cancun, Mexico, 2012)

5. Majumder AK., Rauniyar, R., Carter WS., Khanal SN., Bajracharya RM., Joshi SK. “Noise Induced Hearing Loss of Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police: A Self-Reported Occupational Health Study” Bangladesh J. Environ. Sci., Vol.18. 77-82, 2010 (ICOH Congress, Cancun, Mexico, 2012)

6. Poonam Rishal, Dr. Sunil Kumar Joshi, Mirjam Lukasse, Berit Schei , Katarina Swahnberg on behalf of the ADVANCE study team. “Reduced to silence” A qualitative study of the experience of antenatal care by women survivors of domestic violence in Nepal. (Global Health Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2016)

7. Prevalence of Domestic Violence during Pregnancy in Nepal Kunta Devi Pun, Poonam Rishal, Rajendra. Koju , Sunil Kumar Joshi ,Mirjam Lukasse , Johan Håkon Bjørngaard , Berit Schei , Elisabeth Darj , on behalf of The ADVANCE study team. (Global Health Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2016)

8. Seshananda Sanjel, Steven M. Thygerson, Sanjay N. Khanal, Sunil Kumar Joshi. Brick kilns of Nepal: Recognizing the Hazards. (AIHCE Conference, Seattle, USA, 2017)

9.Joshi SK. Occupational safety and health situation in Nepal. (ICOH 32th International Congress on Occupational Health, 29 April – 4 May 2018, Dublin, Ireland)

10.Joshi SK.Respiratory symptoms and illnesses among brick kiln workers in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. (ICOH 32th International Congress on Occupational Health, 29 April – 4 May 2018, Dublin, Ireland)

11.Joshi SK. Brick kilns of Nepal: recognising the hazards. (ICOH 32th International Congress on Occupational Health, 29 April – 4 May 2018, Dublin, Ireland)

12.Joshi SK. Occupational hand eczema among cement workers in Nepal. (ICOH 32th International Congress on Occupational Health, 29 April – 4 May 2018, Dublin, Ireland)

13.Joshi SK. Establishing an injury research centre in Nepal; challenges and opportunities. Safety 2018 World Congress, Bangkok, Thailand

Review Articles

1. Joshi SK. Rice fieldwork and occupational hazards. Journal of Kathmandu Medical College (JKMC) 2002;4:111-114.

2. Joshi SK. Occupational cancer in Nepal – An update. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2003;1(2):144-151.

3. Violence Against Women in Nepal -- An Overview

4. The Rising Concern about the Girls and Women Trafficking in Nepal - A HIdden Issue

5. Joshi SK, Dahal P. Occupational Health Services in Nepal. Asian-Pacific Newslett on Occup Health and Safety 2009;16:30–2

6. Joshi, Sunil Kumar, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH): A Nepalese Perspective (April 8, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2948863

Research Articles

1. Joshi SK. Moen BE ,Bråtveit M . Possible Occupational Lung Cancer in Nepal. Journal of Nepal Medical Association (JNMA) 2003;42:1-5.

2. Joshi SK, Ghimire, GR. Serological prevalence of antibodies to HIV and HBV among healthy Nepalese males – A retrospective study. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2003;1(4):251-255.

3. Joshi SK, Devkota S, Chamling S, Shrestha S. Environmental Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2003;1(3):177-183.

4. Vaidya A, Pradhan A, Joshi SK, Gopalakrishnan S, Dudani I. Acquaintance with the actuality: Community Diagnosis Programme of Kathmandu Medical College at Gundu VDC, Bhaktapur. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2008, 6 (1): 133-139.

5. Joshi SK, Dudani I. Environmental Health Effects of Brick Kilns in Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2008, 6 (1): 3-11.

6. Dumre SP, Sapkota K, Adhikari N, Acharya D, Karki M, Basnyat SR, Joshi SK. Throat carriage rate and antimicrobial resistance trend of Streptococcus pyogenes among the asymptomatic Nepalese school children. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2009, 7 (4), 28,392-396 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v7i4.2760

7. Joshi SK, Dahal P. Occupational Health in Small Scale and Household Industries in Nepal – A Situation Analysis. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2008, 6 (2): 152-160

8. Joshi SK, Sharma SC, Shrestha S. Child labour and associated hazards – a descriptive study. Asian-Pacific Newslett on Occup Health and Safety 2009;16:66–9

9. Joshi SK, Shrestha S. A Study of Injuries and Violence Related Articles in Nepal. J Nepal Med Assoc 2009;48(175):209-216

10. Joshi SK, Shrestha S. Economic and social burden of injuries and violence in Nepal: a cross sectional study. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2009, 7 (4), 28, 342-348 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v7i4.2752

11. Joshi SK, Dahl A, Kristensen T, Roldin P. Biomass combustion and potential health effects in the developing countries. Kathmandu University Medical Journal (2010), Vol. 8, No. 2, Issue 30, 276-280 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v8i2.3575

12. Alasaad S.,et al. Sarcoptes - World Molecular Network (Sarcoptes-WMN): integrating research on scabies. Int J Infect Dis (2011) (PMID: 21454116) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2011.01.012

13. Joshi SK, Singh A , Tuladhar B . Lung Function Among Improved and Traditional Cooking Stove Users . WebmedCentral ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 2011;2(5):WMC001938

14. Joshi SK, Shrestha S, Vaidya S. Occupational Safety and Health related studies in Nepal. Int. J. Occup. Safety Health, Vol 1(2011) 19-26 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ijosh.v1i1.4725

15. Joshi SK, Shrestha S, Shrestha R, Vaidya S. Understanding the socio-economic and hygienic status of child labourers in Nepal. Nepal Journal of Epidemiology, Vol 1No. 3(2011) 90-94 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/nje.v1i3.5573

16. Joshi SK, Shrestha S, Shrestha R, Vaidya S. Health status of child labourers in Nepal. Int. J. Occup. Safety Health, Vol. 2 No. 1 (2012) 31-38 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ijosh.v2i1.5918

17. Joshi S, Barakoti B, Lamsal S. Colostrum Feeding: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in Pregnant Women in a Teaching Hospital in Nepal. WebmedCentral: International Journal of Medicine and Molecular Medicine 2012;3(8):WMC003601

18. Joshi SK. Kharel JN, Suwal B, Wijma B, Swahnberg K. I have been to hell: rescued Nepalese girls and women's experiences of trafficking to brothels in India. GEXcel Work in Progress (2012) Vol XII: 101-116 (ISBN 978-91-7393-843-3, ISSN 1650-9056)

19. Joshi SK. Swahnberg K. Women and girls trafficking from Nepal to India for prostitution; what is known about its history, nurturing factors, health effects, and prevention? GEXcel Work in Progress (2012), Vol XII: 89-99 (ISBN 978-91-7393-843-3, ISSN 1650-9056)

20. Joshi SK, Joshi A, Aryal UR. Hand Washing Practice among Health Care Workers in a Teaching Hospital. J Nepal Health Res Counc 2013 Jan;11(23):1-5

21. Raza S, Tamrakar R, Bhatt CP, Joshi SK. Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A in a Tertiary Care Hospital. J Nepal Health Res Counc 2012 Sep;10(22):214-7

22. Pahlm J, Svensson J, Joshi SK, Swahnberg K. Physical activity and diet among adolescents of Kathmandu, Nepal: Knowledge and attitudes. Journal of Kathmandu Medical College 2013 Apr.-Jun; 2(4):51-58

23. Joshi SK, Dahal P, Poudyal A, Sherpa H. Work related injuries and musculoskeletal disorders among child workers in the brick kilns of Nepal. Int. J. Occup. Safety Health 2013, Vol 3 No 2: 2– 7

24. Joshi SK, Gunn Susan et al. Occupational Health and Safety Assessment of Child Workers in the Brick Industry, Nepal / International Labour Office, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) - Geneva: ILO, 2014

25. Colombini M.; Mayhew SH; Hawkins B; Bista B; Joshi SK; Schei B; Watts C. Agenda setting and framing of gender-based violence in Nepal: how it became a health issue. Health Policy and Planning 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czv091

26. Bhardwaj M, Arteta M, Batmunkh T, Joshi SK. et al. Attitude of medical students towards occupa¬tional safety and health: A multi-national study. Int J Occup Environ Med 2015; 6:7-19.

27. Bhattarai S , Murarka R, Mishra S, Nepal A, Joshi SK. Occupational Hand Eczema among Cement users in Nepal. . International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, Vol 5 No 1 (2015): 11 – 13 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ijosh.v5i1.16629

28. Vaidya A, Sainju NK, Joshi SK. Work related musculoskeletal disorders among surgeons working in a tertiary care hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. . International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, Vol 5 No 2 (2015): 6 – 10 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ijosh.v5i2.17948.

29. Pranab Dahal, Sunil Kumar Joshi; and Katarina Swahnberg. We are looked down upon and rejected socially:a qualitative study on the experiences of trafficking survivors in Nepal. Glob Health Action 2015, 8: 29267 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.29267

30. Infanti, JJ, Lund, R, Muzrif, MM, Schei, B, Wijewardena, K, Darj, E, Lukasse, M, Bjørngaard, JH, Joshi, SK, Rishal, P, Koju, R, Pun, KD, Perera, DC, Swahnberg, K & Campbell, JC 2015, 'Addressing domestic violence through antenatal care in Sri Lanka's plantation estates: Contributions of public health midwives' Social Science and Medicine, vol 145, pp. 35-43. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.09.037

31. Poonam Rishal, Sunil Kumar Joshi, Mirjam Lukasse, Berit Schei, and Katarina Swahnberg on behalf of ADVANCE Study Group. ‘They just walk away’ - women’s perception of being silenced by antenatal health workers: a qualitative study on women survivors of domestic violence in Nepal. Glob Health Action 2016, 9: 31838. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v9.31838

32. Sanjel S, Thygerson SM, Khanal SN. and Joshi SK. (2016) Environmental and Occupational Pollutants and Their Effects on Health among Brick Kiln Workers. Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, 6, 81-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojsst.2016.64008

33. Sanjel S, Khanal SN, Thygerson SM, Khanal K, Pun Z, Tamang S, Joshi SK. Airborne Particulate Matter and Health Condition in Brick Kiln Workers in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J 2016;54(2):159-66

34. Negi BS, Kameoka M, Nakazawa M, Joshi SK. Earthquake impact on adherence to antiretroviral therapy, mental health and the risk of art drug resistance among people living with HIV in Nepal. Kobe University Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Research Report, No. 20, 2016 March

35. Sainju NK, Manandhar N, Vaidya A, Joshi SK. Level of physical activity and obesity among the adolescent school children in Bhaktapur: A cross-sectional pilot study Journal of Kathmandu Medical College, Vol. 5, No. 2, Issue 16, Apr.-Jun., 2016

36. Pun, KD, Infanti, JJ, Koju, R, Schei, B, Darj, E, Lund, R, Lukasse, M, Bjørngaard, JH, Joshi, SK, Rishal, P, Wijewardene, K, Perera, DC, Muzrif, MM, Swahnberg, K, Campbell, JC & on behalf of the ADVANCE Study Group 2016, 'Community perceptions on domestic violence against pregnant women in Nepal: A qualitative study' Global Health Action, vol 9, no. 1, 31964. DOI: 10.3402/GHA.V9.31964

37. Sanjel, S., Khanal, S., Risal, A., Thygerson, S., & Joshi, S. (2016). Psychosocial factors associated with occupation: A comparative study between brick kiln and grocery workers. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, 6(2), 13 - 20. https://doi.org/10.3126/ijosh.v6i2.22527.

38. Malla A, Pathak J, Shrestha S, Pant A, Shrivastava T, Amatya MS, Joshi SK. A study on parental age, pregnancy events and autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Kathmandu Medical College, Vol. 6, No. 1, Issue 19, Jan.-Mar., 2017.

39. Negi BS, Kotaki T, Joshi SK, Bastola A, Nakazawa M, Kameoka M. Genotypic characterization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 derived from antiretroviral drug-treated individuals residing in earthquake-affected areas in Nepal. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Mar 16. doi: 10.1089/AID.2017.0047.

40. Sanjel S, Khanal S, Thygerson SM, Carter WS, Johnston JD, Joshi SK. Respiratory symptoms and illnesses related to the concentration of airborne particulate matter among brick kiln workers in Kathmandu valley, Nepal. Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2017) 29:9 DOI 10.1186/s40557-017-0165-0

41. Mikrani T, Manandhar N, Joshi SK. (2017). Musculoskeletal Symptoms among the Brick Kiln Workers of Kathmandu Valley. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health, 7(1), 7-11. https://doi.org/10.3126/ijosh.v7i1.22760.

42. Rishal P, Pun KD, Darj E, Joshi SK, Bjørngaard JH, Swahnberg K, Schei, Lukasse M. Prevalence and associated factors of domestic violence among pregnant women attending routine antenatal care in Nepal. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 1–9 (August 10, 2017). https://doi.org/10.1177/1403494817723195.

43. Manandhar P, Manandhar N, Chandyo RK, Joshi SK. Community Diagnosis on Health Seeking Behavior and Social Problems in Bhaktapur and Kavrepalanchok Districts of central Nepal. JCMS Nepal. 2017;13(3):335-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jcmsn.v13i3.17581.

44. Manandhar N, Shrestha M, Joshi SK. (2017). Prevalence of Alcohol Consumption and Knowledge About Alcohol at Bhimtar, Sindhupalchowk. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 56(207), 293-297.

45. Seshananda Sanjel, Sanjay N. Khanal, Steven M. Thygerson, William Carter,James D. Johnston & Sunil Kumar Joshi (2017): Exposure to respirable silica among clay brick workers in Kathmandu valley, Nepal, Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health, DOI: 10.1080/19338244.2017.1420031.

46. Shah, Rakesh Kumar; Sainju, Nayan Kamal; Joshi, Sunil Kumar. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Kangaroo Mother Care. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, [S.l.], v. 15, n. 3, p. 275-281, jan. 2018. ISSN 1999-6217.

47. Negi BS, Joshi SK, Nakazawa M, Kotaki T,Bastola A, Kameoka M (2018) Impact of a massive earthquake on adherence to antiretroviral therapy, mental health, and treatment failure among people living with HIV in Nepal. PLoSONE 13(6):e0198071.

48. Paudel L, Manandhar N, Sah S, Khadka S, Neupane S, Joshi SK. Prevalence of urinary tract infection and associated risk factors among women in Sindhupalchowk district, Nepal. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:2714-9.

49. Sainju NK, Shah RK,Joshi SK. Screening for Hypertension and Obesity in Rural Population of Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J. 2018;61(1):4-7.

50. Shrestha MV, Manandhar N,Joshi SK. Study on Knowledge and Practices of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene among Secondary School Students. JCMS Nepal. 2018;14(3):160-5.

51. Sanjel S, Khanal SN, Thygerson SM, Khanal K, Pun Z, Lama S, Joshi SK. Epidemiology of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Illnesses among Brick Kiln Workers in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Kathmandu Univ Med J. 2018;62(2):138-45.

52. Manandhar SR, Thorell P, Kallur I, Joshi SK. Assessment of Malnutrition as a Risk Factor for Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children under 5 yr Age at a Tertiary Hospital. JCMS Nepal. 2019; 15(2):107-11.

Contribution for Books Chapters

1. Joshi SK. Use of IT in Medical Education. Modern Trends in Medical Education; Kathmandu Medical College .2009: 81-87.

2. Joshi SK. Swahnberg K. Women and girls trafficking from Nepal to India for prostitution; what is known about its history, nurturing factors, health effects, and prevention? GEXcel Work in Progress (2012), Vol XII: 89-99 (ISBN 978-91-7393-843-3, ISSN 1650-9056).

3. Joshi SK. Kharel JN, Suwal B, Wijma B, Swahnberg K. I have been to hell: rescued Nepalese girls and women�s experiences of trafficking to brothels in India. GEXcel Work in Progress (2012) Vol XII: 101-116 (ISBN 978-91-7393-843-3, ISSN 1650-9056).

International Report

1. Joshi SK, Gunn Susan et al. Occupational Health and Safety Assessment of Child Workers in the Brick Industry, Nepal / International Labour Office, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) - Geneva: ILO, 2014.

2. Negi BS, Kameoka M, Nakazawa M, Joshi SK. Earthquake impact on adherence to antiretroviral therapy, mental health and the risk of art drug resistance among people living with HIV in Nepal. Kobe University Research Center for Urban Safety and Security, Research Report, No. 20, 2016 March.