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Monthly Archive for April, 2008

Posted by Duncan Maru Nyaya Health’s Telemedicine Working Group “CHWired” wins the $12,000 grand prize in the Yale Entrepreneurial Society’s Busines Plan Competition. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Tenzing Tekan 6:30am Wake up at sunrise. Carry water to the house from the spring and get washed and cleaned. While I am washing, the night watchman brings a paper with a question from the overnight shift Assistant Nurse-Midwife regarding a dehydrated infant. Since it is a simple intervention, I write a reply [...]

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As told by Dr. Jhapat Bahadur Thapa, MBBS Five days after opening the Nyaya Health clinic, a bus rolled down the hill along the winding road near Sirikot, about one hour from the clinic. A jeep rescued the ten wounded patients and brought them to the clinic. Most of the people on the bus were [...]

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Rural Education

Posted by Tenzing Tekan Having lived most of my life in South Asia and seeing desperately poor people all the time, I thought I understood what it meant to be poor. But being from a middle class family in Kathmandu, my understanding of the poor is not fundamentally different from that of the average person [...]

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New Nyaya Health Clinic Opens!

After approximately one year of community surveys and meetings, government negotiations, supply chain improvements, and development of our energy and communications infrastructure, we opened the new Nyaya Health clinic in Sanfe Bagar, Achham on April 6, 2008.  Our first quarter report details these activities and more. See a few pictures from the clinic opening: Tweet [...]

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Posted by Bibhav Acharya Chris, Mahendra, Bikram and I hiked up to Prabha to have conversations with folks who live there about their access to healthcare and about Nyaya’s clinic, which was opening soon. As we watched, listened and spoke, we learned a little more about suffering, health, nyaya (Nepali word for justice), and we [...]

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