Nigel Lewers and Konrad von Szczepanski are cycling from London to Brighton on 10th September 2023 in aid of DFN!
All donations raised from this challenge will go towards medical, nursing and midwifery scholarships for impoverished students in Nepal.
These students will go on to provide lifesaving medical care in the most remote areas of the country, so every pound raised will make a huge difference to the lives of entire communities, who are in desperate need of medical support.
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We offer support with urban and rural electives for UK medical students at Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) and Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS). This year, DFN facilitated the electives for a group of four students from Cardiff university, who spent four weeks in Kathmandu at PAHS, experiencing life in a Nepali hospital and shadowing local doctors. Harry Hart kindly sent us the wonderful photos above and a reflection of his experience:
'In the final year of medical school at Cardiff university you get the opportunity to do an elective working in a ...
DFN consultant Dr. Lalit recently returned from a successful trip to Jumla, Mugu, and Manma, three of the rural locations that DFN serves.
The primary goal of Dr. Lalit's visit was to ensure that the equipment donated through last year's equipment appeal was being used effectively and that all relevant staff were trained as necessary. Dr. Lalit checked on the CTG machines and ECG machines that had reached the destinations earlier in the year, and offered his services for ongoing training and support in interpreting results.
The trip was also an opportunity for Dr. ...
Congratulations to DFN nurse Satya who has just started a brand new job at Oda Foundation in Kalikot. We are happy that through our partnership with Oda Foundation, we have been able to create and fund this role.
After her remarkable work over the last few months serving the people of Bajura in her previous role, an internship with Phase Nepal, we're delighted that Satya has the opportunity to make an impact in another remote community. Her job will involve both clinical work and health education for children in the local school. She has hit the ground running since ...
We're pleased to report exciting developments for our brand new joint study and employment scholarship. This involves us working with Oda Foundation, Kalikot, to collaboratively identify individuals from marginalized groups in the Karnali region, and give them the opportunity to apply for scholarships that include funding for their nursing, midwifery or public health education, as well as a two-year employment contract at Oda Foundation's clinic.
The first two aspiring nurses have been selected for the scholarship, Sunmaya B.K and Gauri B.K (pictured middle and ...