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January 5th Update for summer 2019 teaching schedule of CCNEPal


CCNEPal offers a threeday course in critical care skills to nurses of Nepal since 2011. Browse past blog entries on this site to learn about our activities. As of January 2019, the plan is to arrive in Nepal around May … Continue reading

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Summary of Summer 2018 CCNEPal activities


This is “late” seeing as how I returned to USA six weeks ago. My job in USA – my “real job” keeps me busy. Locations and hosts CCNEPal taught 19 sessions in Nepal in summer 2018, and distributed 593 certificates … Continue reading

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#WarAgainstDoctors in Nepal with #mulukiAeen #WeAreWithYouNMA


The doctors of Nepal are leading a nationwide protest by shutting down hospital services except for emergency cases, starting today ( well, strictly speaking, yesterday since they are a day ahead of us on the International Date Line). The government … Continue reading

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Sept 2017 Protest by doctors regarding Cabinet proposal in “malpractice”


“Thrashing” of doctors is a problem Last week the Nepali cabinet proposed that doctors in Nepal be responsible for compensating the family of any person that dies under their care. The Nepal Medical Association called for a  “bandh” (work stoppage) in protest. … Continue reading

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Janakpur visit summer 2016, part one – the town


I spent the summer of 2016 teaching the CCNEPal course in Nepal, mostly in Terai. I was invited to teach in Janakpur, in eastern Terai for two weeks. It turned out to be a highlight of the summer. I am proud … Continue reading

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Critique of the Human Rights Watch report on Nepal Oct 16th, 2015 and suggestions


“Like We are Not Nepali” The Human Rights Watch published a 44-page report investigating the killings in Nepal during the Terai Andolan of August-September 2015. The report was accompanied by a press release and a New York Times article to … Continue reading

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Two doctors thrashed at Patan Hospital Sept 10, 2015 and what to do about it


ATTENTION: the text in color, is “hyperlinks” – click on each colored word and it will lead you to another place that provides background. News from Patan Two doctors got beaten by angry relatives of a patient, at Patan Hospital. here … Continue reading

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