Tag Archives: Terai

Janakpur visit summer 2016, part one – the town


I┬áspent 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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#Nepal is more than just Everest and Kathmandu. A quick guide to the Terai


This entry is not about current events, though I will reiterate my  plea to stop the violence. It’s to educate people as to The Terai of Nepal. (note; I am publishing it now but that does not mean it’s finished. send … 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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Where Do You Park an Elephant *During Monsoon?*


So I was up early to take taxi to Kanti Path near Thamel. It’s the point from which nice Tourist Buses depart for Chitwan and Pokhara. Aarju Niraula met me there and we were joined by Rajani the in-charge of … Continue reading

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Tales of the Terai, Day Two in Bhairawa Nepal


So they tell me it was 39 degrees here yesterday. Thank God the classroom was air conditioned, although it was being stressed by the work it was doing. I had to Google a temp converter. Yes folks, 102 and it … Continue reading

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Dinner at Nine in the Terai


Dinner at Nine A gentle tap on the door promptly at nine PM, and I was summoned to join the other Universal College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) Guest House residents around the formal dinner table for the meal. T-shirt and … Continue reading

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Is ACLS ever “Warm and Fuzzy?”


Bandhs as a fact of life Tuesday late afternoon before Wednesday’s daylong class, I was eating with a friend who casually mentioned there would be a three-day bandh. Oh no. My plans for the once-a-week class do not allow for … Continue reading

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