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Monthly Archive for January, 2010

Posted by Astha Ramaiya Recently, we asked our friend and colleague, Dr. Subhas Sitaula, to discuss his work and the work of Nyaya, and the interrelated impact of both in the Far Western region where we work. Biographical background: Dr. Subhas Sitaula is originally from the central region of Nepal, and completed his MBBS from [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Nyaya Health is pleased to announce it has received an anonymous gift of $25,000 to purchase an X-ray machine for Bayalpata Hospital. Nyaya is honored to receive this gift and is excited to offer our patients better care through this program! Currently, there is no X-ray machine in the area where Nyaya [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma Nyaya volunteer Ranju Sharma recounts a day she spent in the summer of 2009 with two of Nyaya’s CHWs Achham had recently had the first few rainfalls of this year’s monsoon when we went for a community visit with two of Nyaya Health Community Health Workers (CHWs). The day was not [...]

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Posted by Dan Schwarz At this time of great crisis, Nyaya Health would like to express its solidarity with the people of Haiti, and the various NGOs and governments who are currently working in these crucial hours in the rescue and relief operations. We hope that our supporters will contribute to these efforts, either by [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru Nyaya Health Blog was recently nominated for medgadget.com’s 2009 Best Medical Weblog competition. To our writers and readers: thank you for your continued support and solidarity!  Please help support us by making sure to cast your comments about our blog prior to the January 24 deadline. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Sushant Wagley For Nyaya Health, a steady water supply is essential for delivering health care services at Bayalpata Hospital. Ridikot, the village development committee (VDC) where Bayalpata Hospital is located, is an especially dry VDC with limited water supply. Communities surrounding Bayalpata Hospital – and even most of the district of Achham – [...]

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Posted by Sushant Wagley As a Nyaya volunteer, my recent travel to Bayalpata Hosptial was delayed by a week due to national and regional strikes called by the various political parties. The political situation in Nepal is in constant flux, and these strikes – typically in the form of road blockades and business closures, and [...]

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