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Monthly Archive for December, 2008

Posted by Duncan Maru Over the last year, we have renovated a grain shed into a clinic and employed the only allopathic doctor in a region of over 250,000 people. In this time, we have treated over 15,000 patients, established the only safe birthing center in the district, and deployed the first ultrasound in the [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru One of Nyaya Health’s main objectives is to develop a model of evidence-based rural healthcare delivery. For a clinic providing free medicines, it is important to carefully define the scope of pharmaceuticals that are offered. This is necessary for efficient management of patients, but also because local community members, foreign donors, [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru Nyaya Health has recently updated our Budget page on our public-access wiki to provide our line-by-line budget that is accessible to all. This, we believe, is fundamental to our mission of creating testable, scaleable, and accountable models for the rapid scale-up of comprehensive health services in areas affected by poverty, isolation, [...]

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Posted by Shefali Oza The Singapore Internet Research Centre (SIRCA) has generously awarded a two-year $17,800 grant to Nyaya Health for research on information and communications technology for development (ICTD). The grant, commencing in January 2009, will be used to develop, implement, and evaluate a program to investigate the application of telecommunications technology to healthcare [...]

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Posted by Dr. Aditya Sharma, MD A 35 year-old female from a village in Achham was carried to our clinic by stretcher. She was brought here by several family members, including a healthy husband, just after the outpatient and delivery services had ended for the evening. During the previous two weeks, she had significant weight [...]

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posted by Susan Warren The Ella Lyman Cabot Trust has generously awarded $19,900 to Nyaya Health for the development of a Women’s Center in collaboration with Architecture for Humanity Boston.The Women’s Center is an innovative project that combines two complementary strategies to improve health: 1) implementation of evidence-based architectural features in the design of patient [...]

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posted by Aditya Sharma An 18- year old male from the district of Bajura was injured while hunting with family members. He was accidentally shot from behind at an oblique angle, which created a bullet tract from the lower right abdomen, through part of the abdomen, transecting the genitalia, and exiting through the left thigh. [...]

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