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Posted by Aram Harrow, as told to him by Dr. Aditya Sharma Wherever water treatment and sewer systems are inadequate, people live with the constant risk of diarrhea, typically from bacterial infection. Diarrhea is most dangerous to young children, and (after pneumonia) is the second most common cause of infant death worldwide. For adults, even lifelong [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru Operating a professional global health organization on all-volunteer power requires solid management structures. Our donors, our staff, and the communities we serve all demand professionalism. Our purpose in this post is to describe the distinct approach that Nyaya Health has taken to achieve efficiency, professionalism, and reliable results while maintaining the [...]

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Treating life-threatening burns

Posted by Aram Harrow, as told to him by Dr. Aditya Sharma Two months ago, a four-year old girl accidentally knocked over a pot of hot oil, which left her with burns on her face and scalp. The story of her treatment illustrates both the urgent need for accessible healthcare that Nyaya Health addresses, and [...]

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Posted by Shefali Oza For the last two weeks, we have been working on renovating Bayalpata Hospital, which we plan to open early this summer. We requested costing estimates from different contractors to find the most competitive pricing scheme for the phase 1 renovations, which include a main hospital building, a mess hall, and staff [...]

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Posted by Tanya Shah A young boy was recently brought to the Nyaya Health clinic from one of the outlying communities of Achham. The day before, he had fallen out of a tree while playing with other children. He developed pain in his left arm and a large cut in the skin with muscle, tendon, [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru To achieve health equity in rural Nepal, Nyaya Health deploys technologies that can operate effectively in an area with a unique set of social, economic, and logistical challenges. The QBC Autoread Plus is one such machine. This machine was originally donated to Nyaya Health by inventor Dr. Robert A. Levine, Clinical [...]

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Posted by Shefali Oza The district of Achham, where our clinic is based, is currently suffering from one of the most severe power outages in recent memory. In this blog post, we provide an update on how Nyaya Health’s energy systems are functioning and what we do during severe power outages to ensure the best [...]

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Posted by Shefali Oza Nyaya Health has posted its update for the first four months of this year. In this update, we describe how we have reviewed our services and determined how to continue improving community-based primary care in our region, build a stronger public health system in cooperation with local and national government, and [...]

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