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Monthly Archive for October, 2011

Posted by Ruma Rajbhandari   [Ruma Rajbhandari, of Nyaya Health, the Nick Simons Institute, and Partners In Health, recently presented at the 18th Annual Thomas J. White Symposium, held on September 24th, 2011 by Partners In Health.  The theme of this year’s symposium was “From Innovation to Transformation: Partnerships in Action,” and Ruma shared her [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru Our wonderful collaborator, Selwyn Rogers at the Center for Surgery and Public Health, and I presented our surgical implementation science protocol at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School recently.  The slides for the talk are available here:  We received some excellent and insightful feedback from a room full of about 25 [...]

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Posted by Jesse Brady  ————- Jesse Brady is the Blog Editor of Nyaya Health and is currently pursuing her MS in International Medicine at Montana State University. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Gregory Karelas [Continued from Returning Home, posted September 26, 2011.] The bandh (strike) lifted at 4:30 p.m.  As 5 p.m. rolled around, so did my car, heralding the smell of burning rubber in its wake. Yet it wasn’t until 5:03 p.m. that I realized it was a stack of flaming tires and not [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz This month, Nyaya’s partner organization Partners In Health (PIH) released their Program Management Guide.  This guide is a manual put together through the enormous work effort of their staff across the globe; it “offers a structured approach to starting a program, revamping an existing one, or expanding a site based on [...]

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Posted by Jesse Brady   ————- Jesse Brady is the Blog Editor of Nyaya Health and is currently pursuing her MS in International Medicine at Montana State University. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Gregory Karelas   [The following is a letter from Country Director Gregory Karelas, which he sent over our open-access Nyaya member listserve about some recent events in Achham.]   Dear Nyaya staff, volunteers and supporters, I wish to share with you a story of perseverance in the face of discord and uncertainty. On September 9th, [...]

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Posted by Jesse Brady ————- Jesse Brady is the Blog Editor of Nyaya Health and is currently pursuing her MS in International Medicine at Montana State University. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz In September, an article was published in the well-respected journal Pediatrics entitled “Challenges in setting up pediatric and neonatal intensive care units in a resource-limited country” which detailed the planning, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of Patan Hospital’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units (NICU and PICU). Patan Hospital is one of the leading [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Over the last two years Nyaya has spearheaded a Morbidity and Mortality Conference (M&M), which aims to provide a venue for Bayalpata Hospital’s clinical staff to critically reflect on and evaluate serious illnesses and deaths that occur. The effort is aimed at improving the quality of the care we offer, particularly [...]

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