10 results for author: Caz Winter

Jeevan Becomes our 8th Doctor for Nepal!

We're overjoyed to announce that we have an 8th Doctor for Nepal! Dr. Jeevan Pandey passed his final exams recently after four years of hard work and dedication. Jeevan joined the Doctors for Nepal family in 2018, when he was awarded a scholarship for his study at PAHS. Since then, he has gone from strength to strength, studying judiciously and completing a variety of postings in his journey towards his dream of becoming a doctor. He has now started his one-year internship at Patan Hospital, which he will complete before heading out to a rural area for his bonded period. Congratulations Jeevan!

UK Medical Students Arrive in Nepal

This week, three UK medical students from Bristol University, Rachel Ferguson, Caitlin Hopkins and Georgia Hall arrived in Kathmandu to start their medical electives at Patan Academy of Health Sciences. By choosing to do their elective through DFN, their fee will go towards the scholarships of the people we support. They will spend two weeks at PAHS before going to do the second part of their elective at the hospital in Gorkha district, where many of our DFN scholars have completed placements. They will have the opportunity to learn about the differences in healthcare in Nepal by shadowing senior doctors and other staff and by meeting members of ...

Do You Have a Surplus of Air Miles?

Donations of air miles are so valuable in helping us carry out the work that we do. They help to subsidise trustee visits to Nepal and potential fundraising visits of students to the UK, allowing us to assess current needs and support our scholars and communities on the ground. The Details We are in need of Avios air miles (British Airways or Qatar) Miles can be transferred to Doctors for Nepal here: https://pgt.shopping.ba.com/ Doctors for Nepal can cover costs incurred by the transfer process Interested? contact caz@doctorsfornepal.org Thank you!

Calling All Runners: Places For The Royal Parks Half Marathon!

Are you working on your running and need a goal to work towards? Fancy a beautiful run amid an electric atmosphere and gorgeous views of some of London’s top sights? Want to help improve healthcare in Nepal in a sustainable way by helping to empower students to become doctors, nurses and midwives and deliver much needed, lifesaving medical care in rural areas? RUN THE ROYAL PARKS HALF MARATHON FOR DOCTORS FOR NEPAL! We have places for this year's Half Marathon on October 9th 2022.  More details of the impressive route here: https://royalparkshalf.com/ For everyone running for Doctors for Nepal, we will provide:  -  FREE ...

Lalit Featured in the News for Recent Work at Health Camp

Lalit has participated in a health camp near Surkhet, Karnali Province, around three to four hours outside of the city.  Health camps are organised as a way to help poorer communities and individuals access healthcare and can often encourage people to seek the medical care and advice they need in the knowledge that it will be free of charge. This camp was specialising in women's health and was organised by a specialist group in Surkhet. Lalit was responsible for giving the women general health checks, conducting ultrasounds and educating participants on key areas of their health. This is important work in this area, where many women still ...