Board Members & volunteers Drs. Tauh and Berg treating a patient two clinic patients Dr. Phuntsok Dongdrup, Clinic Director

Surmang Foundation

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We work in a place that is 97% ethnic Khampa Tibetan. Our mission is to promote health among the ultra-poor, those who earn less that US 15/day, in remote Qinghai Province, China. With few roads, cars or electricity, creating access to services is a high priority. Creating access to quality care is our aim. Our goal is to create greater access to free quality health care and earlier intervention, focused on mother and child health.The main problem is to empower women and girls. Our primary goal is to overcome world-record high maternal and infant mortality/morbidity. The downstream effects of healthy moms and babies impact Tibetan culture, more strongly than re-introducing wolves has resto...

Project Leaders
Lee Weingrad
Phuntsok Dongdrup, Lee M Weingrad, Janis Tse yong-jee, Sonam Drogha, Songdrup Tsering, Phuntsok Dongdrup, Suzanne Smith, Lyle Weinstein
Organization Information
13536 Gold Hill Rd.
Boulder, CO 80302
United States

  BRIDGE# 3656216851
Organization Information
13536 Gold Hill Rd.
Boulder, CO 80302
United States

  BRIDGE# 3656216851

Projects (1)

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu
China / Health

Project Reports

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Mar 6, 2018
Clinic Director's Report: 2017
2017 Surmang Foundation Clinic Report                                              ...
Dec 5, 2017
Dinesh's Song
Dinesh’s Song By Dinesh Mistry, MD Surmang, September 18, 2017 Dark, cold, rainy, muddy Tibetan September afternoons at 4000 meters (14000+ ft.) can carry a sense of foreboding. The spring and...
Sep 6, 2017
25 Years in East Tibet
There is a land that time forgot, hidden behind the highest mountains in the world. It's a place of yak-herding nomads, farmers, monks, nuns, moms and dads. It’s a place where there are no days...
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