Santosh helps his mother prepare food Yuna hands out food in the streets of Kathmandu Dr Kamal gets ready for work Newly qualified Dr Kamal

Doctors for Nepal

Org #6860
Vetted since 2017
2010
year founded
$10,727
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Doctors for Nepal helps to improve healthcare in rural Nepal by providing scholarships to under-privileged medical and nursing students from impoverished backgrounds, supporting them while working in isolated rural Nepal after graduation, funding their further training, and supporting rural healthcare projects. Once qualified, the students are contracted to return to a rural region of Nepal for between two and four years, to provide vital medical care to isolated communities. Much of rural Nepal has fewer than 1 doctor per 100,000 population and people can walk for days over some of the world's most challenging terrain to reach basic healthcare. The standard of healthcare in rural Nepa... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Cesca Eaton
Cesca Eaton
Team
Cesca Eaton, Sumati Shakya, Sangita Baruwal
Organization Information
Highwell
The Drove
Hamsey, East Sussex BN8 5TD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)7768 980960
Organization Information
Highwell
The Drove
Hamsey, East Sussex BN8 5TD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)7768 980960

Project Reports

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Dec 7, 2020
Winter news from our students and doctors in Nepal
Nepal continues to experience rising numbers of COVID infections; a situation that will likely get worse as it moves into the bitterly cold winter.  Our team in Nepal have been greatly affected...
Aug 13, 2020
Lack of PPE in Nepal | Two newly qualified doctors for DFN
COVID-19 NEWS: as COVID-19 lockdown measures begin to ease in many parts of the world, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nepal continues to rise. As of 24th July, there have been...
Apr 17, 2020
COVID-19 news from our doctors in Nepal
Our founder and chair, Dr Kate Yarrow, returned from Nepal a few days before the lockdown took place in the UK and Nepal.  Kate writes: "I returned from a trustee visit to Nepal less...
 
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