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Nursing student Niruta – how Covid-19 is effecting her studies

 Niruta is 16 years old and is one of our youngest nursing students studying at Karnali Academy of Health Science, high up in the mountains in Jumla, western Nepal. Due to Covid-19, her nursing college in Jumla has been closed for the past 8 months and she has had study on her own in her village. The wi-fi signal is very poor in the remote areas of Nepal, so it's been very hard for our students to access any online teaching. Niruta lives in Jumla with her father, a shop keeper, her mother, and her two younger brothers. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, Niruta's father has lost his business - he hopes to set something else up in the near future....

Christmas Shopping with Doctors For Nepal

Announcing the launch of our new DFN shop! We are selling some beautiful handmade Nepalese goods which make perfect Christmas gifts. CLICK HERE to purchase 100% pure cashmere scarves, baubles, gloves, hats, t-shirts and much much more. All proceeds will go directly to DFN. EASY FUNDRAISING: Did you know you can also raise free funds for us when you shop online?! It doesn't cost anything extra and it's really quick and easy with Easy Fundraising. CLICK HERE and follow instructions. AMAZON SMILE: or if you shop online at Amazon, you can donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Doctors For Nepal via Smile Amazon. To start shopping ...

News from Kamal

We asked Kamal, one of our newest qualified doctors, to let us know how he is coping with Covid-19 as he works as a medical intern in Patan Hospital in Kathmandu. Here is his report, in his own words:"Till now I’m safe here, I pray to god you are also safe there. As the cases of corona virus rise day by day here also, the mortality rate is increasing as well. Up to today (September) there were altogether 44235 cases are positive among which 25526 cases were recovered and 271 cases died because of corona. The symptomatic cases are increasing. Now, our country in 2nd phase of lockdown. Even though the government made the strong intervention to ...

Online auction raises just over £2,000

Our online auction ended on 2 October and we are pleased to announce that, thanks to your generous bidding, we have raised over £2000 all of which will be spent on purchasing and delivering PPE to our doctors, medical and nursing students, midwifery students and their colleagues. We are extremely grateful to all our amazing prize givers - we couldn't have held this auction without their generosity.

Lalit recovers from Covid-19

Dr Lalit, our first ever DFN funded student, now a doctor undertaking his postgraduate education in obstetrics and gynaecology in Egypt, is recovering from being extremely unwell with Covid-19. He touchingly writes “I pray to God for my life. I want to survive because I need to do many things that are pending…I remember those beautiful days of working in the remote hospitals of Nepal…I remember the smiles of my patients after getting new life..” We asked Lalit to write about this dreadful virus and how it has effected him. We all wish you well dear Lalit. “My Experience during COVID 19 Infection: A Precious Life” By Dr Lalit Shahi....