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Posted by Ryan Schwarz The vision that ultimately led to Nyaya’s founding began in 2006, when 3 students at Yale decided to work with the government to establish better healthcare in Achham, Nepal. Our team has largely been comprised of younger volunteers including students and young professionals. Initially we had little formal mentorship, were certainly [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz I recently had the opportunity to meet several Achhami women who were receiving services from a local non-profit organization with which Nyaya partners. All of the patients are HIV positive and receive support services at home through our partner organization. The organization provides much-needed assistance in a number of psycho-social domains [...]

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Posted by Roshan Bista When I was in medical school, my professors used to have medical rounds in the mornings and evenings.  I was very happy to do rounds with them, and wished to do the same in the future.  Despite the best efforts by our professors, however, the patients and patient parties were not [...]

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Posted by Gregory Karelas The gentleman sitting in my office believed he was helping us, or so I like to think. He was from the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), visiting our hospital to discuss the NRCS’s criteria for Blood Banking Center approval –an approval necessary to begin any type of blood transfusion or storage [...]

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Posted by Jesse Brady and Bibhusan Basnet  In the past 8 months, the month of May recorded the highest number of bandhs (strikes) due to an extension of time allotted for drafting the national constitution.  Many parts of the country have been reeling from the almost daily bandhs during the past few weeks, which have created a [...]

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Posted by Duncan Maru I wrote the following email last August to our Country Director, Gregory Karelas, and Executive Director, Mark Arnoldy, who had both recently taken the helm of Nyaya Health.   It was at a challenging moment of transition, and one that brought much frustration and self-doubt.   I asked Greg and Mark that I [...]

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Posted by Ashma Baruwal  [The following post was adapted from the community health report for the month of Baisakh, which spans from the middle of April to the middle of May on a Gregorian calendar.]  This month, program development included the design of a family health program, menstrual hygiene workshop, and a high school health [...]

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Posted by Chhitij Bashyal  With my old laptop and hefty community health worker (CHW) log books, I still remember basking in the sun on our Sanfe Clinic roof back in 2008.  While digging through the weekly reports of our community health workers, even the thought of refining data collection and analysis process so to inform [...]

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Posted by Dan Schwarz This past week, Nyaya had the opportunity to attend Partners In Health’s (PIH) first annual Community Health Worker (CHW) Summit in Boston. More than 30 CHW program leaders from more than 20 countries/programs attended, including representatives from Tiyatien Health (Liberia), Project Muso (Mali), Zanmi Lasante (Haiti), Inshuti Mu Buzima (Rwanda), Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo (Malawi), Companeros de Salud (Mexico), Socios en Salud (Peru), [...]

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Posted by Mark Arnoldy   ————- Mark Arnoldy is the Executive Director of Nyaya Health. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Gregory Karelas Over the past few months, renovations have been underway to transform Bayalpata’s former Labor and Delivery Room into a fully-functional Isolation Room with an external entrance.  This room provides a safe and comfortable environment for patients afflicted with communicable diseases, such as tuberculosis, who need to receive treatment separately from the [...]

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Posted by Mark Arnoldy ————- Mark Arnoldy is the Executive Director of Nyaya Health. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Duncan Maru I recently unearthed the following short piece, which I had written in the wake of residency work hours changes over the last two years and ultimately never published.  The work hours changes had tightened regulations on how long physicians-in-training could legally work in hospitals in the United States.  I turned back [...]

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Posted by Mark Arnoldy ————- Mark Arnoldy is the Executive Director of Nyaya Health. Tweet This Post

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Posted by Gregory Karelas Having literally spent years working up to this moment, it is with great gratitude and relief that we have finalized the first bulk order of pharmaceuticals for Bayalpata Hospital.  Since the establishment of the hospital, medications have been ordered as they became necessary, due in part to difficult accessibility, limited funding, [...]

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