Health
 China
Project #5500

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu

by Surmang Foundation

Project Video

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu

Health Care in Tibet /Yushu
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winter in E. Tibet

winter in E. Tibet
Most of our patients live on farms or nomadic encampments and the health services we provide are usually the best hope they have for care. (view small | med | large | orig)

evacuation

evacuation
For nomadic women, when there is a need for critical care, they must be evacuated by hand since there are few roads, no "911" and no family car to get them to a hospital. (view small | med | large | orig)

Happy family

Happy family
Tibetans are very open about their love for their children and families are close. They are strong and independent. When a woman gives birth, it should be a time for help and celebration. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother and child

Mother and child
We are dedicated to making the source of life --women-- not the ones most at risk from death. Ours is a culture of life. (view small | med | large | orig)

After Ge-la

After Ge-la
Of course part of the reward is being able to help in an area that is among the most beautiful places on earth. (view small | med | large | orig)

waiting room

waiting room
Photo from Progress Report 'Looking Back on 2015' (view small | med | large | orig)

Dr. So Drogha's resolve

Dr. So Drogha's resolve
Photo from Progress Report 'Looking Back on 2015' (view small | med | large | orig)

3 patients

3 patients
Photo from Progress Report 'Looking Back on 2015' (view small | med | large | orig)

Feeling Stays with you

Feeling Stays with you
Photo from Progress Report 'Looking Back on 2015' (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

Surmang Foundation

Location: Boulder, CO - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.surmang.org
Project Leader:
Lee Weingrad
Founder
Beijing, Beijing China