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Monthly Archive for August, 2008

Posted by Duncan Maru Nyaya Health is partnering with Kathmandu-based Lotus Energy to deliver sustainable energy solutions for healthcare in rural Nepal.  The Lotus Energy group has agreed to provide Nyaya Health with a 12% price reduction on the costs of our battery and inverter energy system for our present clinic.  Long-term, we will be [...]

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Posted by Dr. Aditya Sharma, MD A young women, pregnant for the first time, came to the clinic at around seven in the morning with painful contractions and bleeding. Dr. Jhapat and I, called in from the staff quarters, found a grade 2 anterior placenta previa (where the placenta obstructs the birth canal).  We performed [...]

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Treating a Giant Abscess

Posted by Dr. Aditya Sharma, MD Recently, a fifteen year old boy came to our clinic with one of the worst abscesses I had seen. He had fallen out of a tree about two weeks ago and landed on his left upper arm. This fall left nothing but a small abrasion and the boy thought [...]

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Community Health Worker Program Launched

Posted by Bibhav Acharya Through our experiences caring for the community in Achham, and through our discussion with the local community and government, it has become clear that all health services cannot simply be centralized at one clinical site. Many patients are carried to Nyaya’s clinics by dozens of family members and neighbors, sometimes rotating [...]

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