SUPPORTING THE MOUNTAIN PEOPLE OF NEPAL
SUPPORTING THE MOUNTAIN PEOPLE OF NEPAL

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Health

Pilot Uterine Prolapse health camp in Yamphudin

During our baseline assessment Female Community Health Volunteers and the District Medical Officer both highlighted genital prolapse as an issue and asked us to help. Uterine Prolapse can be extremely debilitating socially and medically for village women. It remains a largely hidden problem although it affects all age groups, from young women to old. We organised...
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UK health professionals and teachers visiting schools and clinics in Nepal.

A group of retired teachers and health professionals have travelled out to Nepal together with some of our Trustees in April 2018 to visit the schools and clinics we help support. Their findings and feedback will be used to further plan our strategies. The group has taken collection of a Midwifery Aid Box that our Health...
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First aid training courses for teachers in five different villages

The HTUK committed to this worthwhile project even before our wider health strategy was put into place. Our first-aid course aimed at improving teachers’ ability to administer first-aid to those in their care ran alongside our needs assessment and implementation programmes as a key priority in the region. During 2015 to 2017, we successfully ran...
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Community health awareness project in Yamphudin

We have completed the basic planning and budget for a community health awareness project in Yamphudin later this year. One main focus will be maternal and neonatal health. Our baseline Household Survey on villagers’ health knowledge and practices will inform the work. Tika and Mina, the newly trained Auxiliary Nurse Midwife and Community Medical Assistant...
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Fund for maternity emergencies and referrals in Yamphudin

This innovative project is now underway in partnership with Samriddha Pahad (SP), Nepal. SP has set up some remote banking cooperatives in Taplejung, training and involving local villagers. Our project is being developed and managed by a team of Yamphudin villagers initially supported by SP, and the Chair is a Female Community Health Volunteer. The...
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ANM training for school leavers from Taplethok

We have promised to help the Taplethok Health Post Management Team appoint and retain midwives. Local children have recently sat their School Leaving Certificate exams. Girls with high marks may apply for two HTUK scholarships to train as Auxiliary Nurse Midwives and they will be bonded to return to their own villages for three years.
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Yamphudin Health Post with a Birthing Centre

There has been major progress on this. The new Health Post and Birthing Centre is built now beyond window sill level and the roof structure is being prepared. We started work on developing a health programme in Taplejung about 5 years ago, led by two very experienced Trustees with medical backgrounds, Dr Debbie Bartley and Dr...
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ANM and CMA training of two married FCHVs from Yamphudin

Two married Female Community Health Volunteers from Yamphudin village have been sponsored for training, one as an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife and the other as a Community Medical Assistant. They are bonded to return to the Yamphudin Health Post and Birthing Centre for three years. They finish their training this month, although the results will take...
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Please make out to “Himalayan Trust UK” and post to: Geoff Wolstenholme, Hon. Treasurer, 54 Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh SO53 2GN

How Your Support Can Help

£20 will support
£50 will support
£100 will support
£1,000 will support

• Warm blanket for mother and baby
• Foot suction pump to clear babies’ breathing
• 25 Reading books
• Stationery for one child for a year

• Stretcher
• Nebuliser to help breathing
• Classroom furniture set for 3
• Week of teacher training

• Emergency transport for 2 patients
• An additional teacher for 2 weeks

• Equipment for a birthing centre including delivery bed, post natal care bed and oxygen supply
• 2 school laptops