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Congratulations Dr Purna

We are hugely proud to to announce that we have another Doctor For Nepal. Dr Purna has passed his final exams at Patan Academy of Health Sciences in Kathmandu, and is our 7th doctor to have completed training through the Doctors For Nepal scholarship programme. Thank you so much to everyone for your support, and huge congratulations to Purna - you have worked so very hard to achieve your dream of becoming a doctor, and bringing your skills back to your remote community. Purna will now start a 1 year internship at Patan Hospital in Kathmandu before returning to his community as a qualified doctor.

One free place – Royal Parks Half Marathon

What better way to come out of lockdown than by running in a fantastic half marathon right through the very heart of London, and at the same time raising funds for Doctors For Nepal? One of our runners has just pulled out at very short notice before the registration deadline of 3 Sep at midnight. We therefore have ONE FREE PLACE left to give away - your chance to run past the most beautiful, historic architecture and through three of the London's Royal Parks.The Royal Parks Half Marathon 2021 is on Sunday 10th October, starting and finishing in the stunning Hyde Park, with over 16,000 runners coming together to take part in the 13.1 mile route, ...

News from Dr Apsara and Dr Kamal

Huge congratulations Dr Apsara and Dr KamalΒ who have both completed their 1 year internship at Patan Hospital in Kathmandu πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ₯³ They are now both off to their remote regions of Kalikot and Jumla to take up jobs as doctors back in their home villages. πŸ‘©πŸ½β€βš•οΈπŸ‘¨πŸ½β€βš•οΈπŸ©Ί Their dream of bringing healthcare to rural Nepal has been realised - we are SO very proud of them both. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™β˜ΊοΈπŸŽ‰

Covid update from Nepal

News in from Dr Kamal who is working at Patan Hospital in Kathmandu. He has sent in a picture of the DFN donated oxygen concentrator being used in the Covid ward at Mugu District Hospital.Kamal says: β€œNepal is still in lockdown with Covid cases decreasing and recovery rate increasing. However, all help is being concentrated in Kathmandu and not in the remote districts of Nepal. Testing facilities are very few and far between with community transmission of Covid rampant. In the remote areas of Nepal there is an extreme lack of testing facilities so there is a huge problem with identifying Covid cases early enough, and being able to put infected ...

Dr Kate Yarrow interviewed on BBC Radio Sussex

As a result of our urgent Covid Nepal appeal, Sarah Gorrell at BBC Radio Sussex, interviewed our founder, Dr Kate Yarrow yesterday, as her guest of the day. During the interview Kate gave a brief history of Doctors For Nepal but mainly focused on the ever increasing Covid crisis in Nepal, and in particular in the most remote regions. CLICK HERE to listen to the interview (Kate appears at 3hrs 09mins 28secs in from the top).