Pramod Regmi

Dr Pramod Regmi

Lecturer-International Health
Institution: Bournemouth University
Current Insitution Location: United Kingdom

Phone Number: 0044-1202-963025
Website: Go to website

Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth House (B220), Bournemouth University, BH1 3LH, UK

Migration Health Research Area/Expertise:
I am primarily interested in global health and have predominantly studied around migrants and traveler's health, young people’s sexual health including HIV, romantic relationships, the health of ethnic minority populations and research ethics. I also have an interest in Research Capacity Strengthening in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in Nepal and South Asia. I am currently leading research on health and wellbeing of Nepalese migrant workers and their left-behinds.

Research Focus/Expertise on Relevant Migrant Categories:
Internal Migration
Migrant Workers (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)

International/Cross-Border Migration
International migrant workers (Adolescents, Adults)
International students (Adolescents, Adults)

General Research Focus/Expertise: 
Adolescent health
Disease surveillance
Elderly health
Health promotion/ Health education
Labour migration and health
Maternal and child health
Mental health
Non-communicable diseases (NCD)
Public Health
Research ethics
Sexual and reproductive health
Travel medicine

Relevant Projects

Title Year Published Region/Country Role in the Project Main Outcome Link to Study Reports and publications
Mental health of female spouses of Nepalese labour migrants 2018 Asia and the PacificNepal Principal Investigator Impact of labour migration on mental health and wellbeing of female spouses of male labour migrant workers; how these left-behinds seek mental health services when they are in the need; and, what are the challenges and barriers to seek mental health services by the female spouses of Nepalese labour migrants.
Mental health risk factors in Nepalese labour migrant workers and their perceptions of potential elements on mental health needed in pre-departure training 2017 Asia and the PacificNepal Principal Investigator Explore the views and perceptions of recent/current labour migrant workers on risk factors for mental health problems in destination countries; identify the need for pre-departure training around mental health issues and their perceptions of potential elements; identify the support mechanism for mental health and counselling services available in workplace, and explore potential challenges for an effective pre-departure package on mental health.
Lifestyle, health & wellbeing of Nepalese migrants in India 2016 Asia and the PacificIndia Principal Investigator How do Nepalese migrants view their lifestyle-related behaviours? Where will they seek help around health and illness? What are their views and behaviour related to sex and sexual risk-taking? What are the social life, living condition, and working environment? What is the quality of life of Nepalese migrants?

Relevant Publications

Title Author Year Published Link to Publication
Identifying the gaps in Nepalese migrant workers’ health and well-being: A review of the literature Simkhada PP, Regmi PR, van Teijlingen E, & Aryal N 2017
Injury and Mortality in Young Nepalese Migrant Workers: A Call for Public Health Action Aryal N, Regmi PR, van Teijlingen E, Simkhada P, Adhikary P, Bhatta YKD, & Mann S 2016
Knowing is not enough: Migrant workers' spouses vulnerability to HIV Aryal N, Regmi PR, van Teijlingen E, Dhungel D, Ghale G, & Bhatta GK 2016
Nepalese trekking guides: A quantitative study of sexual health knowledge and sexual behaviour Simkhada PP, van Teijlingen E, Regmi PR, Bhatta P, Stone P, & Ingham R 2015
Sexual health knowledge, sexual relationships and condom use among male trekking guides in Nepal: a qualitative study Simkhada P, van Teijlingen ER, Regmi PR, & Bhatta P 2010