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Monthly Archive for February, 2010

Posted by Astha Ramaiya All countries have different structures of health care staff based based on their particular local government system. We understand that reading Nyaya blog entries which discuss the different staff at Bayalpata Hospital can be confusing for our readers. In this entry we hope to clarify the different roles and qualifications of [...]

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Posted by Chintan Maru South Asia has no shortage of water stories.  A hydro-electric dam project diverts a sacred river and displaces millions.  The morning hustle at a slum’s communal tap breaks into a fatal fight.  A monsoon rain blesses an inter-caste wedding.  I began asking about Nyaya’s water story when I witnessed our night-watchman [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz The past year was one of great success, and inspiring challenges. We began 2009 in the Sanfe Bagar Primary Health Center, and in June, in partnership with the Nepali Ministry of Health and Population, moved our operations to The Bayalpata Hospital. It has been an exciting transition, and we are honored [...]

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Posted by Chintan Maru On Thursday, under a banyan tree that has sheltered generations, the village of Ridikot assembled to discuss its annual development goals. Dr. Jhapat Thapa, Nyaya’s Medical Director, was invited to sit with community leaders including representatives of the major political parties, Dalit and women’s rights groups, and the sole member of [...]

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