Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Healthcare

Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Healthcare
In August 2019, we trained 18 team members in Achham, Dolakha and Kathmandu on why gender caste, and other marginalized identities are foundational to how we approach healthcare. This is in line with sustainable development  goals, outlined by the WHO.  Over the next few months, the trainers will sensitize more than 400 team members across the organization to recognize unconscious biases, address...
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A Day in our 
Inpatient Departments

A Day in our 
Inpatient Departments
All text and images by Dharma Raj Kadayat   Seven year old Anupam took a five hour long jeep drive to reach Bayalpaya Hospital from Ramaroshan. His father brought him to treat his fever and breathing difficulties. He is diagnosed with Pneumonia and admitted in the hospital for three days to treat Pneumonia. His father says, “I am very happy seeing my son getting well. We will be discharged very s...
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An Integrated Approach to Mental Healthcare

An Integrated Approach to Mental Healthcare
Imagine having a family member with a severe mental illness that goes untreated because a psychiatrist or medications are not accessible, or their condition goes undiagnosed. *** More than 75% of people with severe mental illness do not receive treatment for their conditions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). For many people in the far west, the nearest psychiatrist is thirty hours away ...
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Ministry of Social Development donate C-arm machine

Ministry of Social Development donate C-arm machine
Ministry of Social Development donate C-arm machine to Bayalpata Hospital. Unlike time consuming X-ray machines, C-arm machines produce images in a click. This machine is particularly important in the operating rooms to check the alignment of bones or implants during the surgery. With the help of C-arm machines, we’re able to efficiently improve quality of orthopedic procedures. We are very h...
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WHO Released Global Guidelines for CHW Program Design

WHO Released Global Guidelines for CHW Program Design
The World Health Organization recently released the first global guidelines for the design of Community Health Worker (CHW) programs. The guidelines suggest how governments like Nepal can design and implement high-impact CHW programs, on the path toward achieving universal health coverage (UHC). The guidelines cover three categories, including 1) CHW selection, education, and training; 2) managem...
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Reducing Under 2 Mortality in Far West Nepal

Reducing Under 2 Mortality in Far West Nepal
In Far West Nepal, where we work, the number of under 5 deaths for every 1,000 live births is among the highest in the country, compared to the national under-5 mortality rate of 69 per 1,000 live births. Nyaya Health Nepal is focused on monitoring and reducing deaths through the age of two years, noting the probability of a child dying is highest in the first month of the neonatal period and ...
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