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Monthly Archive for July, 2008

Tackling Tuberculosis

As told by Dr. Jhapat Bahadur Thapa, MBBS She came to our clinic en route to India in search of high-quality medical care.  Twenty-five years old, she had suffered from a cough and difficulty breathing for two months.  She had received no treatment other than a haphazard mixture of antibiotics and cough tablets. When she [...]

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Managing Retained Placenta

As told by Dr. Jhapat Bahadur Thapa, MBBS Around nightfall, she arrived to our clinic, as many acutely ill patients do, being carried by relatives. The 22 year old woman was incredibly weak. An untrained family member delivered her baby girl approximately four hours prior to arriving at the clinic. The placenta, however, had not [...]

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As told by Dr. Jhapat Bahadur Thapa, MBBS Recently, a rabid dog entered one of the villages about an hour away. Four children, aged five to ten years old, were bitten. The dog also bit a buffalo calf and another dog. The children were brought to Nyaya’s clinic for treatment. Our health assistant Udayji cleaned [...]

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As told by Dr. Jhapat Bahadur Thapa, MBBS One morning a young sixteen year-old girl was brought down to the clinic from her village Ghajura, over two hours walk away. She had carried by a group of ten people from her village, as she had been unable to walk herself for two months. She complained [...]

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