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Monthly Archive for January, 2012

Posted by Ryan Schwarz Nyaya Health was started by a group of Yale students 6 years ago.  It began when one of our founders, Jason Andrews, traveled to the Achham region and learned about the dearth of healthcare in the region, and the injustices faced daily by Achhami citizens.  Over the last six years our [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru We in the development, global health delivery, and social justice businesses seek to change current conditions that produce poverty, injustice, and ill-health.  On the one hand, our vision is often ambitious and over-sized for our levels of experience both as practitioners and visitors in communities that can remain unfamiliar even after [...]

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Posted by Tess Panizales ————- Tess Panizales is the Quality Program Manager of the Department of Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Surgery and Public Health.   Tweet This Post

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Posted by Agya Poudyal Doctors in Achham are God.  Ask the woman with a sick ten month old baby waiting outside the outpatient department (OPD) at Bayalpata Hospital and she will convince you that they are.  As one of our doctors and his clinical staff walk the long path to the OPD, a horde of [...]

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Posted by Dan Schwarz This past week, Nyaya Health Nepal received a further allocation of 30lakh rupees (approximately $35,700 USD) from the Ministry of Health of Nepal.  As part of Nyaya Health Nepal’s public private partnership with the Nepali Ministry of Health to administer services at Bayalpata Hospital, the Ministry has made the strong commitment [...]

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Posted by Tess Panizales ————- Tess Panizales is the Quality Program Manager of the Department of Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Surgery and Public Health. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Duncan Maru As I wrote in a recent tumblr post, since the early days of the Sanfe Clinic, energy has been a central challenge here in Achham.  Back in July, with assistance from both the Nepal Government and from the Monsanto Electronic Materials Company (MEMC) Foundation, our partners at Gham Power installed a [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru In Boston, I often see patients bounced around from one hospital or specialist to another.  It is a bit surprising to see this happen here in Achham, where the main challenge is a dearth of clinicians and hospitals, rather than an excess of them.  A sixty year old woman had been [...]

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Posted by Tess Panizales ————- Tess Panizales is the Quality Program Manager of the Department of Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Surgery and Public Health. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Bikash Gauchan I recently presented at the World Organization of Family Doctors’ South Asia Conference. This conference was hosted by the Federation of Family Physicians’ Associations of India (FFPAI), and was held in Mumbai from December 16-18, 2011. I was the only presenter from Nepal to give a free oral presentation on my research, and had [...]

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Posted by Richa Pokhrel If you asked an average mother how much they care for their children, I bet the answer would be a lot.  It would be so much that there would be no number value for it.  I ask this question because here in Achham we have come across some instances where human [...]

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Posted by Tess Panizales ————- Tess Panizales is the Quality Program Manager of the Department of Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Surgery and Public Health. Tweet This Post

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