97 results for author: Doctors for Nepal


Covid news from Dr Prakash

News just in from Dr Prakash, one of our graduated Doctors For Nepal, who is currently working as a doctor in the remote region of Doti in north west Nepal. He and his colleagues are finding it extremely difficult to treat any patients presenting with Covid symptoms as they have no equipment or ICU facilities available. Please read Prakash's account in his own words: "Namaste. You must know the pandemic situation all over Nepal is currently out of control and hospitals facing deepening crisis that is likely to get worse in coming weeks. Most of the hospitals running out of oxygen, supplies, medicine and beds so that neither we could admit any ...

Urgent Nepal Covid-19 Appeal

TO DONATE CLICK HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOZKrTc9EYs&t=18s We desperately need your support to help us tackle the Covid disaster that is rapidly spreading across Nepal. There has been a 668% increase in cases over the last two weeks (Oxford university data tracking site) with us receiving frantic daily pleas for help from our friends and colleagues in Nepal. Dr. Kamal (one of our DFN doctors undertaking his internship in Kathmandu) says “Our Health system has collapsed... hospitals cannot take patients because we don’t have any life-saving Oxygen... we are helpless”. TO DONATE CLICK HERE An “open border“ ...

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 ...