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Posted by Dan Schwarz Nyaya’s Executive Director, Dan Schwarz, presented a talk at the Harvard School of Public Health recently. His talk was entitled, “Developing partnerships for improved global health delivery.” You can watch and listen to Dan’s presentations here. ——————- Dan Schwarz is the Executive Director of Nyaya Health and a student in the Brown [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru Nyaya Health Co-Founder Duncan Maru, MD, PHD recently discussed Nyaya Health’s work in his talk on “Implementation Gaps and Quality Chasms: Building Health Systems in Rural Nepal” at the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Noon Conference at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is a resident physician.  His slide show is available [...]

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The Daily Grommet supports Nyaya Health

Posted by Ryan Schwarz As a part of its annual holiday campaign website The Daily Grommet supported Nyaya yesterday. The Daily Grommet features different products each day but during the Christmas season features organizations like Nyaya instead, asking its supporters to support these organizations instead of buying something else that day. Nyaya is deeply appreciative [...]

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Nyaya featured on Norweigan radio

Posted by Dan Schwarz Nyaya supporters Knut Skyberg and Borgny Ween have been featured in a radio interview inOslo, Norway, discussing our work in Achham, and how they’ve been supporting it. You can listen to the interview here. Nyaya would like to thank not only Knut and Borgny, but all of our supporters. Without our [...]

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Support Nyaya this Holiday season

Dear friends and family, 2010 has been an extremely exciting year with enormous progress. Significant changes have taken place in Achham since 2008 when Nyaya saw its first patients’. Due to your constant support for health equity, over 50,000 patients have received free health care in one of the poorest regions of South Asia. We’ve [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Founder of Nyaya partner organization Tiyatien Health (TH), Raj Panjabi, recently presented TH’s work at the Pop!Tech conference. You can learn more about TH’s work in Liberia and their inspiring community health worker model here: Raj Panjabi: Post-Conflict Health from PopTech on Vimeo. ——————- Ryan Schwarz is the Director of Operations of Nyaya [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz As I’ve written about before on this blog, many of the challenges Nyaya faces in delivering health services are outside of the clinical realm. Many of these challenges revolve around management and administration, yet we often hear skepticism about the importance of managers, what they offer organizations, or that enhanced management [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma My previous blog in this series gave an overview of the structure and the rationale behind our newly implemented community health program. Here is a bit more detailed description of the structure of the program. In the community, the government’s Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) work under the supervision of Bayalpata Hospital’s [...]

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Posted by Jason Andrews The staff of Bayalpata Hospital and our community, led by Dr. Amir Bista and Megha Giri, celebrated World AIDS Day with a host of festivities.  This included a dramatic enactment of the pathogenesis of HIV infection in which staff acted as the host, virus, CD4 count and opportunistic infection, as well [...]

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posted by Jason Andrews Today, millions of people around the world will recognize World AIDS Day by reflecting on the successes and challenges in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Thirty years into the epidemic, there have been remarkable advances in antiviral medications and medical therapy for HIV-related diseases. Largely in response to the toll of HIV [...]

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