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Monthly Archive for July, 2011

Posted by Dan Schwarz Along our journey, Nyaya has been blessed to find support from all corners of the world, and among all our supporters, the dedication of our friends in Norway continues to humble and inspire us all. As has been written about on this blog twice before, we have received an incredible amount [...]

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GlobeMed Job Opportuity

After two years of fantastic growth under the leadership of Jon Shaffer, the GlobeMed National Office is looking for its next Executive Director to guide it through its second phase of movement building.The next Executive Director will have the opportunity to significantly advance the mission of GlobeMed, leading the vision and work from our national [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma —————— Ranju Sharma was previously the Program Coordinator at Bayalpata Hospital. She recently completed her BSc at Mount Holyoke and is currently a volunteer with Nyaya Health. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Recently at the 2011 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, social justice leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu joined others for a panel discussion entitled Deep Leadership: Interior Dimensions of Large Scale Change (video here). The panel was filled with great lessons for all of us in the social justice and global health [...]

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Bull Hit!

Posted by Ruma Rajbhandari It was around 7pm on a weekday at Bayalpata when our nightguard, Naresh dai, came running to fetch the doctor on call, “Bullit, bullit!  Dr. Saab.”  At first, we all thought someone with a bullet injury had come to the hospital.  On further clarification, we learned that a woman who had been hit by [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz President and Co-founder of Nyaya  Health Duncan Maru spoke recently at the Harvard Kennedy School about Nyaya’s work and challenges moving forward. Following his talk there was a panel discussion with Ryan Schwarz, Nyaya’s Director of Operations, and Bibhav Acharya, Nyaya’s Executive Vice-President. You can view Duncan’s talk here: ———————- Ryan [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma —————— Ranju Sharma was previously the Program Coordinator at Bayalpata Hospital. She recently completed her BSc at Mount Holyoke and is currently a volunteer with Nyaya Health. Tweet This Post

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Originally from Kalopani, in the Mustang district of northern Nepal, Dr. Bikash Gauchan has served as Bayalpata Hospital’s Medical Director for the past year. This week marks a bittersweet milestone for Nyaya as Bikash heads to Dharan to complete a residency in general practice and emergency medicine. “Bittersweet” because Bikash has played such an enormous role [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru Recently, a 17 year old man fell about 10 meters from a tree, sustaining fatal injuries.  After three hours in transit, he was brought almost certainly dead on arrival by our ambulance.   Our medical team performed basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation on this gentleman, though we were sadly unable to bring him back [...]

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Posted by Micheal Polifka This post was written by Dr. Michael Polifka, Nyaya team volunteer, as a personal journal entry during a recent trip to Bayalpata Hospital in Achham, Nepal. The varying amounts of moisture in the air (from a lot to more) coupled with the winds that circulate around the hilltops makes for constantly [...]

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Posted by Ranju Sharma —————— Ranju Sharma was previously the Program Coordinator at Bayalpata Hospital. She recently completed her BSc at Mount Holyoke and is currently a volunteer with Nyaya Health. Tweet This Post

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