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 arrives in Nepal

DONATE TO COVID NEPAL APPEAL We are VERY pleased to announce that, through some of our supporters' amazing donations and the extremely quick response by DFN and PHASE NEPAL, we have been able to send a 10 litre much needed oxygen concentrator, along with 8 oximeters and 40 sets of PPE to Patan Hospital in Kathmandu. The equipment arrived this morning, 20th May, and our very own Dr Kamal was there to sign the receipt on behalf of DFN. A jeep loaded with more concentrators, oximeters and PPE is now on its way to the remote regions of Kalikot District Hospital, the ...

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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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