Progress: Fully qualified doctor. 1 year internship at Patan hospital finished. Awaiting job offer in her remote home district.
Location of origin: Bhadpani-6, Phoimahadev, Kalikot
Parents occupation: Father – farmer, Mother – housewife
Siblings: One elder brother and three sisters
HUGE congratulations to Apsara who has just completed her 1 year internship at Patan Hospital in Kathmandu and is now back in her remote village, Kalikot, where she hopes to be taking up a job as doctor at Manma Hospital. Her dream of bringing healthcare to rural Nepal will soon be realised. We are so very proud of you Apsara.
July 2020: “I have graduated as a doctor! I am so very pleased and grateful to Doctors For Nepal for all they have done for me. Thank you Doctors For Nepal, you have made my dream of becoming a doctor come true.”
February 2019: Apsara continues to work really hard and has now completed her board exams in which she is verbally examined in all 8 departments. She is awaiting her results – we are positive that she will pass and get excellent marks.
March 2018: Apsara writes: “Currently I am in my third year study and I am doing my 3rd year mid rotation. These days I am posted to the medicine department which is quite busy. After this rotation I will be in the paediatric department for two months and then I will take a formative exam and another 1 month posting, after which I will have my board exam.”
July 2017: Apsara gained excellent results in her Comprehensive Basic Science Exam (CBSE) exam – her marks were in the following ranges:Theory: 60-80%, Practical: 60-80%, Overall: 80-100%
She is now starting her clinical training. CONGRATULATIONS APSARA!