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Exam results from our medical students

We are delighted to announce that all our medical students have done extremely well in their recent exams with some excellent results.  Congratulations to them all on their continued hard work and success as they aim to become the next Doctors for Nepal. Apsara has passed her second year internal exam and is currently on a well earned break before starting her third year in September. Prakash has passed his first clinical exam in his third year and is about to complete his clinical year.  He has one more exam when he has finished his four week community posting. Kamal is busy preparing for his final 2nd year exams and has an excellent ...

News from our doctors and medical students

News from our Doctors Our newest DFN doctors, Meena and Nahakul, are both currently working as interns in Patan Hospital, Kathmandu.  On our recent Trustees visit to Nepal it was very rewarding to see them finally working as newly qualified doctors in the hospital – we are extremely proud of all their achievements. Both will soon be heading out into rural Nepal to take up work placements. “I’m really looking forward to going back to my village and working there as a doctor. 6 years ago I was just a boy who had many dreams like others, but he couldn’t help people in the way he wanted to. After having completed my training here at ...

Nursing Scholarship News

We are extremely pleased to announce that we will be extending our nursing scholarships this forthcoming academic year. In July 2017 we will be commencing the selection process for the new nursing and midwifery course at Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Kathmandu. The students will undertake a three year course to become graduates of nursing and midwifery, and sign an agreement to be posted to a remote area for a minimum of two years post-graduation. Later this year we will be recruiting for nursing students to commence studies at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences - in Jumla, in the west of Nepal. This is an extremely remote and impoverished ...

Running places available

We have 2 FREE PLACES for the MANCHESTER HALF MARATHON on Sunday 15th October 2017, and another 2 FREE PLACES for the BRIGHTON MARATHON 2018 on Sunday 15th April 2018. We would love it if you would like to take part in these great sporting events and fundraise for Doctors for Nepal. All we ask is that you raise at least £350 in sponsorship and for that you will get FREE ENTRY into the event and your very own DFN running vest. Please email cesca@doctorsfornepal.org for further information. Watch this space for more news about other running events in which you can take part and help raise much needed funds for Doctors for Nepal.

Two years on from Nepal earthquake

It is hard to believe that 2 years have passed since the enormous earthquake that rocked Nepal. From a recent visit to the capital – one could believe that life is back to normal; but it does not take much to see and feel the longstanding effects from the damage. Many still live in fear of a further quake, and thousands are still living in temporary accommodation, awaiting the funds pledged by the government (no-one has yet received the full re-building costs). Progress is slow, especially up in the remote mountain areas, and healthcare facilities are still waiting to be rebuilt. But for Doctors For Nepal, much has changed in the last 2 years, ...