Category Archives: medical volunteer in Nepal

Feb 27th – CCNEPal announces NEW GoFundMe campaign for summer 2017


Summer 2017 CCNEPal will once again teach in Nepal. Today we announced a new, scaled-down fundraising campaign to support CCNEPal’s summer 2017 activities. We are trying to raise $4,000 for a three-month trip to teach ACLS in Nepal, especially the … Continue reading

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CCNEPal 2017 summer plans – sign up now!


This is a brief announcement. I expect to be in Nepal once again for summer 2017. My plan is to teach more sessions of the 2-day course in Cardiac Life Support for MBBS docs and interns, as well as the … Continue reading

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getting a handle on #GlobalSurgery via video links Dec 30 2016


Everything I write is based on a simple premise: If you are a medical professional from a developed country trying out #Globalhealth or #globalsurgery for the first time, you need to know as much as possible before you go. No … Continue reading

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Vandalism and anger at CMC Dec 2016


A pregnant woman died in Terai last week, and the family was overcome by grief. They showed it by angry protests. The doctor is always blamed, regardless of the facts. This is an issue that prevents young doctors from wanting … Continue reading

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Arranged Marriage with Nepali guy in USA on H1-B visa? read about the H4 visa issue, here


As you know, I travel to Nepal to teach critical care skills to nurses and doctors. My goal is to improve the skill level and have a positive impact on health outcomes in Nepal. One of the challenges for me is … Continue reading

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Nepal nurse takes NCLEX and the result is……. ????


Seems like every Nepali nurses is curious about NCLEX A Nepali nurse-friend now in California told me she passed NCLEX, and I invited her to write a guest blog. It’s lightly edited  – I broke it up into more paragraphs … Continue reading

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Bharatpur/Chitwan is the “Medical City” of Terai part one Oct 11th 2016


  Bharatpur, Nepal is located where the east-west highway  intersects with the highway to Kathmandu and Pokhara. Tourists going to Chitwan National Park to see wildlife go through Bharatpur on the bus. Because of the location, Bharatpur is home to four … Continue reading

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