Face to Face Program on Suicide Prevention

Published on: 4th Apr 2018

A face to face program on suicide prevention has been organized on 28th February, 2018 in the premises of Panauti Municipality with participation from local level government stakeholders including Deputy Mayor of Panauti Municipality and ward chairperson of 9 wards. The program was organized with the objective of sharing information regarding laws and policy provisions on suicide; have discussion among the local stakeholders on risk factor and protective measure on suicide in Panauti Municipality and to make future plan to prevent suicide in the municipality.

The program made it clear that suicide is increasing in Panauti Municipality and there was realization that campaigns regarding suicide prevention should be carried out collectively by Panauti Municipality and KOSHISH. There has been verbal commitment to include suicide prevention activities in the coming fiscal year planning and budget by the stakeholders as well.