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Monthly Archive for August, 2009

Posted by Ranju Sharma * Note: This is the second in a series of Nyaya Health staff member profiles. Through these profiles, which are posted on Saturdays, we hope to give you a better idea of the people who are working on the ground to implement Nyaya’s vision on a daily basis. Though Chandrika is [...]

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Update on diarrheal epidemic

Posted by Shefali Oza The diarrhea epidemic which we reported in July has continued over the course of the last month. So far, a few thousand have been infected and the number of reported deaths has reached 26. Unfortunately, given the poor health infrastructure and communication networks in the district, these may be underestimates. At [...]

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Posted by Sushant Wagley * Note: This is the first in a series of Nyaya Health staff member profiles. Through these profiles, which will be posted on Saturdays, we hope to give you a better idea of the people who are working on the ground to implement Nyaya’s vision on a daily basis. For a [...]

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Posted by Piali Mukhopadhyay and Astha Ramaiya Nyaya’s medical team has encountered a substantial number of fall injuries over the course of its operation in Sanfe Bagar and now Bayalpata Hospital. Such injuries are common in Achham due to the mountainous geography and poor road infrastructure. Most residents must navigate the challenging terrain on a [...]

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Posted by Shefali Oza Nyaya Health thanks the Indian Embassy in Nepal for its generous donation of an ambulance. With the addition of this ambulance, we will now be able to transport patients free of charge to regional hospitals between 5 and 15 hours away for life-threatening conditions we are unable to treat at Bayalpata [...]

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Posted by Piali Mukhopadhyay Nyaya Health is grateful to Ten Friends for the generous donation of three light-weight patient stretchers, for use in Bayalpata Hospital’s catchment area. Ten Friends is a registered US non-profit, founded by two school teachers living in the state of Oregon. Over the period of its operation in Nepal, Ten Friends [...]

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