Volunteers in Nepal Teach Health and Hygiene

Posted: Aug 4, 2013   |   From Our Volunteers

Health Volunteers Nepal

A group of our volunteers in Nepal recently visited Orchid Nepal and conducted health and hygiene classes for the kids there. Orchid Garden is a day-care center and school for the children of very poor working families. There's 140 children in attendance at Orchid Garden and our volunteers covered a variety of health topics with them including brushing teeth, washing hands, covering ones mouth when coughing,how typhoid fever is spread and more. Thanks much volunteers. 

A volunteer in Nepal shares her story

Posted: Aug 4, 2013   |   From Our Volunteers

Volunteer Nepal

Feedback of The Health Camp by Alex Derix

This past weekend, myself and about ten other volunteers had the opportunity to shadow doctors and attend the opening of the Health Camp at Sindhuplachok, Dhandkhola. It was a terrific experience all around--not only did we have more exposure in the medical field, we also met with the villagers and could truly see how a health camp is organized. I was astounded by the speed of the doctors and the number of patients. Around 300 patients were seen between 4 doctors in the span of 7 hours--incredibly efficient. I appreciate how open and patient the doctors were with the volunteers. Not only did they translate and explain their diagnoses, they made sure that we saw unique cases, ...

Pre-Medical Volunteers in Nepal watch brain surgery

Posted: Jul 6, 2013   |   Healthcare

Medical Volunteers in Nepal

This past week our pre-med students who are volunteering in Nepal had the opportunity to scrub in and stand beside doctors during brain surgery. Our pre-med program offers once in a lifetime opportunties to learn about medicine in a developing country. 

Global Health Internship for Volunteers in Nepal

Posted: Jul 5, 2013   |   From Our Director

We have limited openings for medical volunteers in our new program for volunteering in Nepal which is located at a rural hosptial in the Sindhupalchock District. 

The Mountain Fund supports a  15 bed hospital with pharmacy, lab and x-ray in the community. There are no surgeries taking place here but the hospital does see 40 or more patients on a daily basis for a variety of illness and injuries. You will work with the doctor here, and under his supervision. You will have the opportunity to be involved in treatments as supervised and allowed by the doctor in charge. There's a community house nearby where you'll live and take meals. It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a part of a rural community and engage in front ...

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