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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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Announcing “The Himalayan Zap Trek 2017” GoFundMe campaign


Mention Nepal and everyone thinks of #Everest. Thirty million people live in Nepal, and 99.999999999% of them do not live anywhere near Everest.  Nepal also has a large rice-growing region, where western tourists are rarely seen. See the above photo! … Continue reading

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CCNEPal begins planning for 2017 in Nepal – taking it up a notch?


CCNEPal began a special project to upgrade critical care skills of nurses in 2011. Since that time we have trained 2,885 nurses and doctors to perform cardiac life support skills using scenario-based teaching, which in itself is new to Nepal. … Continue reading

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Biratnagar 2016 excursion part 2 – the sessions


In summer 2016 I spent two weeks teaching in Biratnagar, Nepal. Though it’s the second-largest city in the Himalayan country, it’s not on tourist path. In the first part of this series I described a few things about the town. … Continue reading

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July 21st report for the summer and upcoming schedule


I’m back in Bharatpur, where I was a month ago. The return bus ride through eastern Terai was wonderful – like riding through The Shire. Statistics to date: As of today I taught 19 sessions, with 560 certificates awarded.  The present … Continue reading

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Ten Rules to Prevent Thrashing of Doctors in Nepal


Update October 2nd 2016 In Charikot, Dolkha district, there was an “incident.”  I do not pretend to know the details, but one pertinent feature was publishing a videotape of the doctors involved, apologizing for what happened.  Fortunately, these particular doctors … Continue reading

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