Please watch this special video made by Dr Nahakul, Dr Apsara and Dr Lalit
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This Christmas, we are launching an appeal for much needed medical equipment. Until now, we have focused our fundraising attention on establishing scholarships; but now we have 6 doctors and a number of nurses working back in their remote mountain hospitals, it is vital they have essential equipment available to diagnose and treat their patients.
Relatively basic equipment such as finger prick tests to measure the blood sugar and ...
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. 👏🏻🙏☺️🎉
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 ...
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).