Jun 12th, 2012 by Nyaya Health
Posted by Lindsey Youngquist
This grandmother sat patiently in the waiting area as her microbiology tests were being processed. Bayalpata Hospital has a catchment area of 250,000 people and is set up to offer a wide breadth of tests, operations, and medications to serve the health needs of people of different ages, livelihoods, and economic levels. These patients, even when weak from illness, often walk days to reach Bayalpata Hospital.
Lindsey Youngquist is a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar studying Community Health in Nepal. She recently volunteered at Bayalpata Hospital in Achham.