Sulochana Dhakal-Rai

Sulochana Dhakal-Rai

  • sdhakalrai at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
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Journal Articles

  • Dhakal Rai, S., Regmi, P.R., Teijlingen, E.V., Wood, J., Dangal, G. and Dhakal, K.B., 2019. Rising Rates of Caesarean Section in Urban Nepal. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 16 (41), 479-480.
  • Dhakal, K.B., Dhakal, S., Shrestha, S., Bhandari, S. and Dhakal-Rai, S., 2018. Induction of labor in Mid-Western Hospital in Nepal: Prevalence and Solution. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 12, 83-87.
  • Dhakal, K.B., Dhakal, S. and Bhandari, S., 2018. Profile of Caesarean Section in Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Nepal. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, 16 (38), 84-88.
  • Dhakal, S., van Teijlingen, E., Raja, E.A. and Dhakal, K.B., 2011. Skilled care at birth among rural women in Nepal: Practice and challenges. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 29 (4), 371-378.
  • Dhakal, S., van Teijlingen, E., Stephens, J., Dhakal, K., Simkhada, P., Raja, A.E. and Chapman, G.N., 2011. Antenatal Care among Women in Rural Nepal: A Community-based Study. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 11, 76-87.
  • Dhakal, S., Chapman, G.N., Simkhada, P.P., van Teijlingen, E.R., Stephens, J. and Raja, A.E., 2007. Utilisation of postnatal care among rural women in Nepal. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 7.


  • Dhakal-Rai, S., Chapman, G., van Teijlingen, E. and Simkhada, P.P., 2012. Utilisation of Maternity Care Among Rural women Nepal: Utilisation of Antenatal Care Utilisation of Delivery Care Utilisation of Postnatal Care. Germany: LAP LMBERT aCADEMIC pUBLISHING.

PhD Students

  • none


  • MSc in Health Services & Public Health Research (Aberdeen University, 2006)
  • MSc in Sociology (Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2000)
  • BSc (Hons) in Public Health (Tribhuvan University, 1996)
  • PGCE in General Nursing (Tribhuvan University, 1989)