Ashmita KC

Research Nurse

Ashmita KC is a research nurse involved in OUCRU’s ACT South Asia (The Azithromycin and Cefixime Treatment of Typhoid in South Asia Triall), ACORN (A Clinically Oriented Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network), and FIND (Foundation for Innovative Diagnostic) studies.

Previously, she was a researcher-student nurse investigating the knowledge and attitudes toward plastic use among secondary-level students in 2018. She has also received training in Hospice and Palliative Care, as well as Pain Management.



Joined OUCRU Nepal as a part of the ACT study team

2017 – 2021

Laxaman Pharmaceutical – Operational manager

2016 – 2017

Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center – Staff Nurse

2014 – 2016

Charak Memorial Medicare Hospital – Emergency Nurse

2013 – 2014

AB Care Hospital and Rehabilitation Hospital – Volunteer Staff Nurse


  • Bachelor’s degree in Adult Health Nursing
  • Registered Nurse – Nepal Nursing Council
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