Dr. Preeti Shakya


Doctor. Aspiring writer. Creative enthusiast. Nomad.

  1. Health
    It’s Time to Confront Sexism in Medicine

    Patients will mistake female doctors, residents and students for nurses. This happens regardless of how a female doctor introduces herself.…

  2. Gender Based Violence
    Health Care Workers Matter for Gender Based Violence

    It was 10:30 pm on a Monday night. After a long day at work, I was preparing to go to…

  3. Health
    Family Planning Realities for Young People in Nepal

    In Nepal, the level of unmet need for family planning remains high.

  4. Maternal and Child Health
    The Amazing Reason Mothers in India are Giving their Babies Wearable Medical Records

    This blog post was originally posted on Upworthy.com as part of a project with Girls’ Globe, Upworthy and Johnson & Johnson.…

  5. Education
    In Her Hands: Normalizing Menstruation in Nepal

    The plight of women in Nepal deeply motivated me to break the silence around menstruation by starting a dialogue, and…

  6. Health
    Cervical Cancer: a Threat to Women in Developing Countries

    In most instances, cervical cancer can be prevented, and yet it is still killing millions of women worldwide.