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Monthly Archive for April, 2011

Posted by Ranju Sharma Locals walk on the Budhiganga riverbed as they return from a Temple nearby. The Budhiganga river is one of the major rivers in the far west region of Nepal which originates in the northern neighboring district of Bajura and flows through Achham. During monsoon, the river swells up to cover all [...]

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Data Modifications

Posted by Duncan Maru Data management is a core process of any healthcare operation.  Nyaya Health has a central mission of using data to drive our services, evaluate our outcomes, and to disseminate our work to others.  We have published papers and have extensive data uploaded to our wiki.  Our data management program has a [...]

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Our good friends and colleagues at the Praxis Network Tiyatien Health are doing incredible work in Liberia, and they could use our help as they grapple with the refugee crisis stemming from the civil war in Ivory Coast.  Below we provide a letter from our dear friend Tiyatien’s co-founder Dr. Raj Panjabi, himself a survivor [...]

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Posted by Gregory Karelas Formerly a grain shed, the Sanfe Bagar Health Center (Sanfe Clinic) is the most beautiful health facility in Achham today. It sits above the bazaar in beautiful Sanfe Valley, amidst fields of yellow flowers and a 360 degree view of some of the striking scenery I’ve ever seen. In 2006, Nyaya [...]

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  Posted by Ranju Sharma ANM incharge Urmila Basnet checking in on the admitted patients resting in the sun outside on the hill of Bayalpata. ——————— Ranju Sharma is currently the Program Coordinator at Bayalpata Hospital. She recently completed her BSc at Mount Holyoke.     Tweet This Post

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Bibhav Acharya, Executive Vice-President of Nyaya Health was invited to present at an interaction between non resident Nepalis and the two ambassadors (Nepali ambassador to the US and the US ambassador to Nepal) in Washington DC. This invitation-only event was organized by The Non-Resident Nepalis Association ( NRN)  National Coordination Council of USA and featured in the Nepal News. [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru Today, sitting outside the X-Ray department with Nyaya volunteer Gregory Karelas, I spent a little over an hour counting deaths.  We went through the paper registries, including the 3,240 emergency and 1,259 inpatient registry entries.  There have been 28 deaths since the start of Bayalpata Hospital’s operations 19 months ago.  There [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma —————— Ranju Sharma is currently the Program Coordinator at Bayalpata Hospital. She recently completed her BSc at Mount Holyoke. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Duncan Maru Since the initial days of Nyaya Health, we have struggled to identify a viable strategy for our community health worker program.  Despite a strong vision that community health workers are critical to our work, the program hobbled along for our first two years of existence.  During that time, we had four [...]

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Posted by Gregory Karelas Upon arriving at Bayalpata Hospital, one might expect to be greeted by a gentleman wearing a black coat and dark slacks, a bright blue scarf and hair that is immaculately styled, all contributing to a veneer of professionalism that is patent and palpable. He might appear unannounced with surprising promptness and [...]

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Dear friends and family,  Donate today and every dollar you give to Nyaya will be doubled! Beginning today, The Nick Simons Foundation will match every donation up to $75,000. If you can support Nyaya, now is the time to do it! For example, if you give $100 to help our ambulance transport a critically ill [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma   —————— Ranju Sharma is currently the Program Coordinator at Bayalpata Hospital. She recently completed her BSc at Mount Holyoke. Tweet This Post

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