Category Archives: medical care in low income countries

CCNEPal concept paper for Strengthening a decentralized health system in Terai of Nepal May 15th 2017


Notice of Funding Opportunity The Ministry of Health and USAID have proposed a new project in Nepal which will focus on “Health Systems Strengthening” over a five year period.  To inform the groups that will apply for the funds, USAID … Continue reading

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#Janakpur Medical College for sale April 2017


Here is a story of Health Care in Terai that is not getting any national attention in Nepal, though it should. जानकी मेडिकल कलेजका कर्मचारी आन्दोलित http://www.enayapatrika.com/2017/04/08/138097/ एक वर्षभन्दा बढी समयदेखि तलब नपाएको भन्दै जानकी मेडिकल कलेजअन्तर्गत सञ्चालित शिक्षण अस्पतालका कर्मचारी … Continue reading

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what you need to know about Scrub Typhus in Chitwan, Nepal Oct 11th 2016


http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/971797This caught my eye yesterday: RATNANAGAR, Oct 10: As many as 59 new cases of scrub typhus infection have been reported in Chitwan district in Asoj, pushing the number of patients in the district to 264 in the last six months. … Continue reading

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Janakpur summer 2016 part 2 (of 3) – JMC Teaching Hospital


There will be a part 3 to describe Janaki Health Care and Research Center – JHCRC. This one is about Janaki Medical College Teaching Hospital – city branch.  JMC TH. When I go to Nepal I always start with a … Continue reading

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part 1 of 3: #IamwithDrGKC revives after New Constitution, January 2016


Executive Summary Start here with a video by Subina Shrestha. It’s titled “Nepal doctors Back Hunger-Striking Colleague” Doctor Govinda KC is an orthopedic surgeon from Kathmandu who has been a champion of reform for medical education in Nepal.  He is … Continue reading

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Somebody who is not exactly with Dr KC in Nepal


please share widely Right now I am not exactly with Dr KC even though I agree with him that things need to be fixed and brought out into the open. Dr KC is a positive and inspiring role model. The … Continue reading

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doing ICU care in Bharatpur, Nepal – dispelling the myths


quick advert – buy my second book about health care in Nepal. It’s a novel that draws upon my experiences here. It is about contemporary Nepal, and nobody in the book climbs Mount Everest or goes through a harrowing accident … Continue reading

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