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News from medical student Sangita

Our new first year medical student Sangita has just returned from her first residential posting as part of her Community Based Learning and Education (CBLE). She describes her experience in her own words: "My first residential posting went really very well.  I learn and enjoy a lot.  The CBLE posting was scheduled for 7 days. Our main objective was to familiarize about the physical, economic, environmental and socio-cultural determinants of health at ward level, and assess the existing health services at the Health Post.  We stayed at Padampokhari healthpost of Hetauda-13., Makwanpur. We tried to learn from community people. We ...

PPE arrives in Mugu

We are very pleased to announce that a large amount of PPE, the money for which was raised entirely from our online auction at the end of 2020, has now arrived at Mugu District Hospital in the Karnali region of Nepal. Along with PHASE Nepal, our very own Dr Meena has helped co-ordinate the logistics behind getting the PPE to this remote district, but we couldn't have done it without the help of PHASE Nepal to whom we are extremely grateful. Thank you again to all who took part in our online auction which raised over £2,000. Dr Meena with boxes of PPE

STORY MEDICINE – a live streamed storytelling event

On 20th February 2021, the renowned storyteller Ashley Ramsden and classical guitarist Ariel Gragnani, generously gave their time for free to enable us to live stream STORY MEDICINE - stories on the theme of facing fear, and how to cope in a time of crisis.  Click on video below to watch the whole event - enjoy! https://vimeo.com/514946235 Here is a list of all the stories and music that Ashley and Ariel performed:Ashley would like to acknowledge and thank the following storytellers and sources for this selection of stories:Frame story: Oral Tradition with a saying from the Hopi people“Those who tell stories rule the world“  The Giant ...

DFN sending PPE to Nepal

As a result of our online auction held at the end of last year, we have raised enough funds specifically to purchase and distribute PPE for our doctors, nurses, medical, nursing and midwifery students and their colleagues in remote regions of Nepal. We have collaborated  with PHASE Nepal, who are purchasing the appropriate equipment on our behalf, and it is now on its way to Jumla and Mugu.  We are in also negotiating with PHASE for the safe distribution and storage of the PPE. We have asked 2 of our doctors, Nahakul and Meena, to take on the final arrangements for the distribution of the PPE, the purpose of which is to provide our DFN family with ...

Story Medicine Live Stream

Saturday 20 February 2021 7.00-8.30pm (GMT) CLICK HERE to link to the event CLICK HERE to make a donation Join us for this unique, live streamed event on YouTube, in aid of Doctors For Nepal, with renowned storyteller Ashley Ramsden and classical guitarist Ariel Gragnani. The event is FREE but we would ask you to make a donation of your choice to Doctors For Nepal by clicking HERE The evening will be introduced by Dr Kate Yarrow, founder of Doctors For Nepal, and Ashley will be telling a selection of stories on the theme of facing fear, and how to cope in a time of crisis. The event will be recorded and will be ...