Two links to cross-posted blogs on the subject of midwifery in Nepal


Many of you know that I also write occasionally for a USA blog named “DailyKOS” – it’s a blog with a million subscribers. It’s focused on electing political candidates from the Democratic Party. But since it’s so big I can reach a larger audience when I post there.

I posted two blogs. The First one was about Chauppadi. It also covered various aspects of women’s health.

The second one was about strategies to help Nepali women by training midwives.

I leave for Terai early tomorrow. I will take the Tourist Bus from Surkhotte just north of Thamel. The route is The Prithvi Highway.

Wish me luck!

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About Joe Niemczura, RN, MS

These blogs, and my books, and videos are written on the principle that any person embarking on something similar to what I do will gain more preparation than I first had, by reading them. I have fifteen years of USA nursing faculty background. Add to it fifteen more devoted to adult critical care. In Nepal, I started teaching critical care skills in 2011. I figure out what they need to know in a Nepali practice setting. Then I teach it in a culturally appropriate way so that the boots-on-the-ground people will use it. One theme of my work has been collective culture and how it manifests itself in anger. Because this was a problem I incorporated elements of "situational awareness" training from the beginning, in 2011.
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