Monthly Archives: May 2015

Why the MBBS docs are thinking twice about serving in earthquake zone May 29th


The truth I know a doctor here in Nepal who once spent a month trekking from village to village in his district, working with every VDC, to examine women and find the ones who could benefit from a specialized surgical … Continue reading

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May 28 report of CCNEPal part three


Please read parts one and two. In part one, I summarized the numbers of sessions, the locations and the people who took the 2-day (MBBS) or 3-day (for nurses and nursing students) versions of the ACLS course. In part two, … Continue reading

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May 27th eye-witness report #2 by Nepali nurse from USA after earthquake relief expedition


Editor’s Note; Unita Magar, RN is a nurse who now lives in Omaha, Nebraska. She attended nursing graduate school in New York City but Unita is originally from Rukum district in western Nepal. She is active in NANA, the professional association … Continue reading

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CCNEPal report may 26th, 2015 – part 2 – how MBBS medical education works


Update May 27th, 2015 – in Today’s news, an article about the Ministry of health and the difficulty faced in assigning young MBBS doctors to the quake zone. click here. I invite the government to learn more about my small … Continue reading

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CCNEPal Preliminary report for 2015, late May, part one, just the facts…..


note: I will depart Nepal for 2015 on May 30th. It’s a slow day and I thought I’d start this. The calendar year 2014 was summarized in a previous blog. Considerable detailed notes have been published here on a frequent basis. … Continue reading

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How a doctor or nurse can prepare for a medical volunteer trip to Nepal since the April 2015 earthquake.


Feb 22nd  Update My February 19th Nursing Grand Rounds appearance at DHMC in Hanover, NH – is now a warm memory. I enjoyed meeting the nurses. If you found this location because of the links, below  is the key reading for … Continue reading

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First-hand eye-witness description of nursing needs in earthquake-ravaged area of Nepal by a Nepali-American nurse


A #Nepal -American nurse reports from #Sindupalchowk after #Nepalquake Firsthand assessment This was on the FaceBook page of a friend and I thought it was newsworthy. Generally, the people doing actual earthquake relief are too busy to send reports back, … Continue reading

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