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Posted by Agya Poudyal   [Below is  the Community Health Worker (CHW) update from Bayalpata Hospital for the month of Bhadra, as well as a story relating the experiences of CHWs in the field.]   1. Community Health Worker (CHW) Data for the Month of Bhadra: Three new categories have been introduced in this month’s table: [...]

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Posted by Sanjay Basu Nyaya Health has recently expanded its clinical reach to address one of the most basic, and yet widely unaddressed, health issues to affect the rural poor: malnutrition. Introducing micronutrient supplementation, fortified milk, and ready-to-use therapeutic foods, Nyaya hopes to attain the highest clinical standards to treat malnutrition as a chronic source of [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Nepali film-maker Subina Shrestha has produced a new documentary on birthing practices in western Nepal and their effect on women’s health. The production was recently aired in an episode of WITNESS, an Al Jazeera television production. Shrestha explores why Nepal has among the highest rates of maternal mortality in South Asia; [...]

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Posted by Astha Ramaiya The second east-to-west highway is currently being constructed in Nepal, with an estimated completion date of sometime in the next year. The 1700 km road is a central hill highway, and only the second highway to cross the country. The road starts at Chiyo in Panchthar, and links Kathmandu, Pokhara, Rukum, [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Nyaya presented on their work at the 7th World Health Care Congress in Washington D.C. earlier this month. The poster presentation – “Transparent operations to enhance accountability and collaboration within global health” – discussed Nyaya’s work to develop a transparent organizational model. You can read more about the WHCC Affordable Health [...]

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World Health Day

This is the first in a series of guest contributions by authors working for health justice in South Asia. We are pleased to support their work, and encourage our readers to think critically about the connection between our work and theirs. April marks Nyaya’s second birthday working as an advocate for health justice for the [...]

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Posted by Dan Schwarz At this time of great crisis, Nyaya Health would like to express its solidarity with the people of Haiti, and the various NGOs and governments who are currently working in these crucial hours in the rescue and relief operations. We hope that our supporters will contribute to these efforts, either by [...]

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Posted by Dan Schwarz “I have seven girls. I had one boy but he died when he was very young. I’ve been to Dhangadi two times before [for ultrasound diagnostics] but both times they were girls and I got rid of them.” -Excerpted from Dr. Ruma Rajbhandari’s new article in The Nepali Times In the United [...]

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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Nyaya uses multiple “Web 2.0″ tools to facilitate our work in rural Nepal. Due to the challenges of rural healthcare delivery, most notably the lack of consistent power, using web-based technologies has greatly enhanced Nyaya’s ability to continue its work. In this week’s issue of the well-regarded medical science journal PLoS [...]

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Posted by Sushant Wagley, following conversations with Ruma Rajbhandari Delivery of quality healthcare requires providers to maintain and develop knowledge and skills in clinical practice and performance. Continuing Medical Education (CME) allows medical providers to maintain the knowledge and skills acquired during primary training, while also allowing for the adoption of latest advancements and improvements [...]

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Posted by Shefali Oza Nyaya Health has posted its update for the first four months of this year. In this update, we describe how we have reviewed our services and determined how to continue improving community-based primary care in our region, build a stronger public health system in cooperation with local and national government, and [...]

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Nyaya Health Semi-Annual Report

Click here to download our Semiannual Report Achham has seen a massive change in health delivery over the last four months. Since the opening of our clinic in April, we have served over 6200 patients. We have continued to work with the government and local citizens to achieve our goal of scaling up health services [...]

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Please download the report here: http://www.nyayahealth.org/Library/2008_First_Quarter.pdf In this report we describe the clinic we have renovated and introduce our staff. Tweet This Post

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