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 ...
Huge congratulations Dr Apsara and Dr Kamal who have both completed their 1 year internship at Patan Hospital in Kathmandu 👏🏻🙌🏻🥳
They are now both off to their remote regions of Kalikot and Jumla to take up jobs as doctors back in their home villages. 👩🏽⚕️👨🏽⚕️🩺
Their dream of bringing healthcare to rural Nepal has been realised - we are SO very proud of them both. 👏🏻🙏☺️🎉
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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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 ...
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 ...