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Posted by Astha Ramaiya ——————– Astha Ramaiya is the Blog Manager for Nyaya Health and a student pursuing her MSc Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.   Tweet This Post

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Posted by Borgny Ween and Knut Skyberg, Norway During the last year we have experienced how fun it is to combine planning contemporary music shows in Norway with supporting a health aid organization as Nyaya Health.  How did this start?  It started as a pretty wild idea while planning Knut’s 60’s birthday celebration and ended with [...]

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Posted by Gregory Karelas   [This blog entry is a reflection by Country Director Gregory Karelas, and will be posted in two parts.  The second installment will be available in a few weeks.]   “Namaste.  Namaste Gregory.” Finally, I arrive in Achham. After four days in transit, one plane, four cars, three rickshaws and an overnight [...]

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Posted by Dan Schwarz Nyaya was recently invited to present its work to the Norwegian Institute of Occupational Health, of which long-time Nyaya supporter Dr. Knut Skyberg is Research Director and Senior Physician.  Chief Operating Officer Dan Schwarz’s presentation was webcast live, and can be viewed here:   ————- Dan Schwarz is the Chief Operating [...]

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Nyaya Mourns Earthquake Victims

Posted by Jesse Brady As the death toll rises following last Sunday’s earthquake in India and Nepal, the Nyaya Health team sends encouragement to all those affected by the disaster.  During the years since its establishment, Nyaya has assisted those affected by landslides, earthquakes, and other natural phenomena.  Such events have not only taken numerous [...]

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Posted by Astha Ramaiya ——————– Astha Ramaiya is the Blog Manager for Nyaya Health and a student pursuing her MSc Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Tweet This Post

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Posted by Jason Andrews Nyaya Health is pleased to be a signatory of the NGO Code of Conduct for Health Systems Strengthening.  This code was promulgated by several notable nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to guide organizations to “limit their harmful effects and maximize their contributions to strengthening public health systems.”  Our team at Nyaya Health has [...]

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Posted by Jason Andrews Once every five years, a trove of data on the state of Nepal’s population health is released, often to very little fanfare.  Each of the national dailies picks a key statistic or two to point out whether the country is ahead or behind target on a select Millennium Development Goal.  For [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru I have recently written about the problems we have had in getting consistent, high-quality data from Achham.  I will not re-hash here the logistical problems we have had in getting data, but suffice it to say that, despite being an organization populated by a solid number of very data-minded individuals, a [...]

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Posted by Gregory Karelas ———————- Gregory Karelas is the country director of Nyaya Health. He has graduated with a MSc in Medical Anthropology.  Tweet This Post

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Posted by Andy Moon  In May 2011, Duncan reflected on the current state of Nyaya’s energy system, which has miraculously been able to provide enough electricity for our medical operations despite broken equipment, dead batteries, and stray wires.  Nyaya Health is pleased to announce a huge step forward in our quest for clean, reliable energy [...]

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