This December, in partnership with the incredible Baroque Collective, we bring you, Handel’s Messiah, a fundraising concert for Doctors for Nepal. By attending, you’ll be contributing to the advancement of healthcare in rural Nepal, so mark your calendars for an extraordinary evening.
Alexandra Kidgell, sopranoRebecca Leggett, mezzo sopranoRichard Bignall, tenorRobert Davies, baritone
The Baroque Collective SingersThe Baroque CollectiveAlison Bury, leaderJohn Hancorn, director
Special advanced booking for DFN supporters from 17.09.23: ...
Report on Health teaching on Family Planning in Community
By Yuna Shahi
Date:15th November, 2023
In many communities, there is a lack of awareness on family planning remains a significant barriers to reproductive health. To address these issues, again I organized a community workshop in another ward of Mahawai, Kalikot District on 7th November, 2023 with the help of Rajkumari Dura mam to provide family planning health teaching directly within the community by walking through its neighborhood. This reports highlights the objective, methods, challenges and impact ...
DFN doctor, Man Bahadur Darji, took part in a health camp this week, along with colleagues, including fellow DFN Doctor, Kamal Hamal.
They helped 150 patients by volunteering to conduct diabetes and hypertension screening. With diabetes becoming increasingly prevalent and cardiovascular disease a leading cause of death in Nepal, screening camps are an invaluable resource.
For Dr. Man, this is also a great opportunity to gain valuable experience during his internship year, ahead of working in the remote regions next year, where health camps like this are a ...
Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the earthquake that hit western Nepal on 3rd November, which killed over 150 people, injuring many more and devastating homes and communities.
Several of the DFN team were involved in relief efforts. Newly qualified DFN nurse, Sita, had just started her first job at Surkhet hospital, when she and her colleagues, including DFN Doctors, Lalit and Purna, were called upon to help victims of the disaster. Patients, having received first aid at the scene, were rushed to them for further treatment. Injuries ranged from soft ...
Thank you to Dr. Meena (pictured here with fellow DFN doctor, Nahakul) for sending us this case study from her time working in Mugu. This case illustrates how Meena and her colleagues’ quick actions and decisions led to a positive outcome for a young mother and her baby, despite working in a setting with limited resources. It is just one of the many, many cases that shows the vital importance of quality maternity care being in reach of patients to decrease the levels of maternal and infant mortality in the region.
'A 19-year-old female from Mugu was brought to our ...
Our founder, Dr. Kate Yarrow, and Operations Manager, Caz Winter, have recently returned from a very successful trip to Nepal. The short trip was jam-packed with meetings, allowing us to secure and manage partnerships, troubleshoot student issues and move forwards with planning exciting new projects.
Meetings with senior staff at our partner medical schools included the signing of agreements for the scholarships for two very deserving new medical students, as well as discussions of scope for wider collaboration. We also enjoyed meeting our brilliant partner charities, ...