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, ...

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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: “Nepal 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 ...

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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).

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Emergency equipment now in use

As a result of our emergency appeal for funds to buy desperately needed oxygen cylinders and concentrators for remote regions of Nepal, our equipment has arrived and is being put straight to use. Oxygen concentrators, newly arrived in Mugu District Hospital in one of the most remote regions of Nepal, are now helping many of the local people suffering from Covid.

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Oxygen equipment now arrived in remote areas

We are SO happy to announce that oxygen equipment has now arrived from Kathmandu to ALL the remote locations we are supporting - Mugu District Hospital, Karnali Academy of Health Sciences, Kalikot District Hospital, plus Patan Academy of Health Sciences in Kathmandu. Thank you to PHASE Nepal for their amazing work to help us source and distribute. We would like to thank everyone who has already donated, and in particular a group of young Nepalis living and working in Reading who have raised nearly £700 so far - an astonishing amount. We have also had one ENORMOUS ...

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