Four FREE places for the 2021 Royal Parks Half Marathon

What better way to come out of lockdown than by running in a fantastic half marathon right through the very heart of London, and at the same time raising funds for Doctors For Nepal? We have FOUR FREE PLACES to give away – your chance to run past the most beautiful, historic architecture and through three of the London’s Royal Parks. The Royal Parks Half Marathon 2021 is on Sunday 10th October, starting and finishing in the stunning Hyde Park, with over 16,000 runners coming together to take part in the 13.1 mile route, running through Central London and taking ...

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Kamal gets vaccinated

Kamal has had his 1st dose of covid vaccine. He writes "Nepal launched its largest immunisation campaign on Wednesday with its 1st covishield vaccinations for health workers, following a gift of one million doses from India We are so relieved that the vaccine is finally being rolled out in Nepal. Fingers crossed all our doctors, nurses, medical students, nursing and midwifery students get the vaccine as soon as possible. They are all working frontline in hospitals and health posts throughout Nepal.

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Meet our new medical student Sangita

We are very pleased to announce that we have just started providing funds to cover board, lodging, and travel to Sangita Adhikari, so that she can continue her 1st year medical studies at Patan Academy of Health Sciences. Before Sangita's plight came to our attention, she was living a 2 hour bus ride away from PAHS making it 4 hours travelling every day to get to the medical school. Sangita is on a full scholarship from the Nepal Government which covers all her tuition fees, but she has no other financial help. Her 4 hours of travel to and from PAHS was becoming ...

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Kamal’s short story about poverty and Covid-19

Kamal has just had a short story published on Setopati's website - Nepal's most reputable digital newspaper with over 1.7 million readers. The article, which you can read below, is a work of fiction, but is based on Kamal's real feelings and true events that have happened in his life. The protagonist of the story, Harke, is an imagined character but his story represents the actual problems of poverty faced by many people from the Karnali region and other remote areas of Nepal. Kamal has dedicated his story to his mother, who is recovering from her encounter with ...

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Nahakul saves young boy’s tongue

A 5-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after cutting his tongue while bathing in a stony river. The boy fell out of a tree and bit his tongue which was almost completely severed.  His father took him on the back of his motorbike, on a 7-hour journey to the nearest hospital, along treacherous mountainous roads. People in remote Nepal sometimes have to walk for up to 9 days to reach their nearest hospital, and then it’s not guaranteed that a doctor will be there to help them. Nahakul works at Manma District Hospital in Kalikot and successfully sewed ...

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