Our DFN Doctors

Our first 7 students to become Doctors for Nepal.

Our first doctor, Lalit, who graduated in 2013, has now completed his 4 year commitment to DFN to work as a doctor in a remote area of Nepal and is now studying on a postgraduate scholarship and working as a doctor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Cairo University, in Egypt.

Our first female graduate, Meena, graduated in 2016 and is currently doing her rural posting as a doctor in Mugu District hospital, in the Karnali province in remote north west Nepal.

Our third doctor, Nahakul, also graduated in 2016 and he too is currently doing his rural posting as a doctor at Manma Hospital in Kalikot district in north west Nepal.

Our fourth student to become a Doctor For Nepal is Prakash.  He passed his final 5th year medical student exams at the end of March 2019 and then worked for a year as an intern at Patan Hospital before landing himself a job as a doctor for the Nick Simmons Institute in the remote region of Doti.

Our fifth and sixth students to become Doctors For Nepal graduated in June 2020, Apsara and Kamal, and, having spent a year as interns at Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, are now heading back to their remote villages to take up jobs as doctors there. Our seventh student to become a Doctor For Nepal is Purna.  He passed his final medical exams in August 2021 and will now spend a year working as an intern at Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, before securing a job as a doctor back in his remote region of Nepal.

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Lalit Jung Shahi

My Sponsors are my living GOD... Thank you very much to all my sponsors!

Nahakul Shahi

"I was pursuing the dream of thousands who live amongst poverty..."

Meena Kafle Chaulagain

I wanted to be a good physician and serve those people in rural areas who are poor, uneducated, and innocent but they have desire to improve their life style.

Prakash Thakulla

Your financial generosity has allowed me to reach my dream and has inspired me to help others by giving to the community.

Kamal Hamal

Everything I have learned during my 5 years of study to become a doctor will help me as I embark on my life as a newly qualified doctor. Thank you DFN.

Apsara Hamal

Thank you Doctors For Nepal for all your support to make my dream come true

Purna Adhikari

I feel so much happy and proud to and to be a part of DFN