Posted by Bibhusan Basnet It was Saturday morning and, as planned with Agya and Ashma, we set out for the meeting with the Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) in our catchment Village Development Committee (VDC), Janalikot. We planned to give a dental hygiene orientation program for the FCHVs and I was excited. We printed materials [...]
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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: [...]
Posted in Logistics and Management on Dec 5th, 2010
Posted by Ranju Sharma My previous blog in this series gave an overview of the structure and the rationale behind our newly implemented community health program. Here is a bit more detailed description of the structure of the program. In the community, the government’s Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) work under the supervision of Bayalpata Hospital’s [...]
Posted by Bibhav Acharya In this photo essay, Bibhav Acharya, one of Nyaya’s Board members, captures some of the changes that Achham and Nyaya have seen in the last three years. THEN: Bayalpata Hospital was built in the 1980s by the Nepali Government. However, due to political pressure, all equipment was moved to another hospital [...]
Posted by Bibhav Acharya Chris, Mahendra, Bikram and I hiked up to Prabha to have conversations with folks who live there about their access to healthcare and about Nyaya’s clinic, which was opening soon. As we watched, listened and spoke, we learned a little more about suffering, health, nyaya (Nepali word for justice), and we [...]