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Monthly Archive for September, 2009

Posted by Shefali Oza Nyaya Health has posted its update for May through August of this year. In this update, we document our opening of Bayalpata Hospital in collaboration with the Nepali Ministry of Health and Population and provide up-to-date statistics of our first 2 months of hospital operation. We discuss some serious challenges we [...]

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Posted by Sushant Wagley * Note: This is the fourth 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. Dhan Bahadur was [...]

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Posted by Shefali Oza Given the remote location of many households in Achham, our community health workers (CHWs) represent a critical bridge to the community. CHWs are primarily responsible for providing health education, conducting general surveillance, and visiting patients who require follow-up. The lack of roads and communication networks, which make this program an important [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma * Note: This is the third 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. Sangeeta Nepali, one [...]

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Posted by Bibhav Acharya One of Nyaya Health’s board members, Bibhav Acharya, reflects on a patient’s story from the summer of 2008. She went into cardiac arrest as she was carried into the clinic. The men carrying her said she had been bitten by a snake. We put everything on hold and rushed to assist [...]

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