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 Ruma Rajbhandari The Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) Conference Program at Bayalpata Hospital is unique for two reasons: 1) it takes place in a small hospital in an extremely resource-poor area of the world, and 2) it involves all levels of hospital staff, from clinical to administrative and managerial. Further details of the program can be [...]
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 [...]
Posted by Duncan Maru There is a new HIV diagnosis in the outpatient department for a man whose wife is dead, an infant in respiratory distress in the emergency department, an inpatient unit whose patients seem to be bathing in flies. Another child in the emergency department fell on her elbow from a few feet [...]
Hardwick Gazette has featured Dr. Mark Lichtestein and Cynthia West’s work in Nepal. The article outlines the the author’s views on the Nepali language, culture and perception of health conditions amongst the population of Achham. Tweet This Post
Posted by Duncan Maru Note: The following post has graphic content The call came into Dilidai, our ambulance driver. A man from a village about six hours away had been bitten by a bear while collecting wood. Members of his village had carried down to Sanfebagar, where he was now awaiting the ambulance. His leg [...]