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Monthly Archive for March, 2010

Posted by Jen Garnett At Nyaya, we strive to maintain a high level of financial and operational transparency. This allows us to rigorously monitor and evaluate our operational costs, and also provides our donors with detailed information on the social return on their investment and full disclosure of how their funds are being spent. Additionally, [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma In early January, The Kathmandu Post reported the death of a woman in the district of Achham during her stay in a “Chhaupadi goth.” She was found dead in the shed on the fifth day of her stay; her eight-month-old son, who stayed with her, was found unconscious. Two weeks before [...]

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Posted by Dr. Susan Warren “Bayalpata drowns in the tears of its women.” – unknown Achhami poet, quoted by clinician “A woman might get married at age 12.  She gets pregnant right away and hopes for a son.  The women work hard and the husband is away most of the time for jobs.  He spends [...]

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Nyaya was recently invited to deliver one of the “Partnerships in Global Health Equity” workshops at the 2010 GlobeMed Summit in Chicago. GlobeMed is a network of university students which partner with grassroots organizations to improve the health of people of the impoverished. This year, their summit featured keynote addresses and workshops by several of [...]

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Nyaya’s work has been featured in an article and photo essay on the Harvard FXB Center’s Health and Human Rights Open Forum blog. Guest-writing for the blog, Dan Schwarz highlights the development of Nyaya’s work at Bayalpata Hospital, and documents many of the logistical challenges involved, in both narrative and photographs. Read the narrative post [...]

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Posted by Dan Schwarz Nyaya has been awarded one of the first-round UpToDate International Grant Subscriptions! UpToDate is an online clinical reference software, commonly used in many American teaching hospitals, but rarely accessible in the developing world. Through an exciting new granting program, UpToDate has teamed up with the Global Health Delivery Project to provide free subscriptions [...]

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