Kushudebu Public Health Mission, Nepal, (KPHMN) has recently upgraded the medical center by installing a solar panel, leveling and paving the access, and putting a new awning and windows on the buildings. Most of the materials were made locally and some came from Kathmandu.
This work was successfully done by people who came to Nepal through World Expeditions Community Project Travel and locals. There were two groups of travelers who came to the Beni VDC of Solukhumbu to work on these projects. Travelers came from Australia, New Zealand, England and America.
From all the hard work, suggestion and contributions received from these travelers, KPHMN has been encouraged to continue working on this community project in the remote area of Nepal.
All of the local people of Solukhumbu Beni VDC, the management committee and staff at KPHMN would like to thank them once again for their great contributions. We really appreciate their efforts and kindness and hope to benefit from their support in the future.Their work has made many improvements to the centre.
Kushudebu Public Health Mission Nepal is upgrading the facilities and equipment at the Centre. Trained staff to operate this equipment was advertised for in the Nepal national newspapers. Mr Rabi Dahal has been apponted to operate this equipment and Miss Ang Lhamu Sherpa has been apponted as a staff nurse.
Head carpenter preparing the toilet area before tiling
Carpenter doing plaster work at the health center
Group One visitors white washing walls at the medical center
Group One visitors doing painting work at the medical center
Group One visitors doing stone pavement work in the rain
Group One visitors doing awning and painting work at the center
Mr. Tim from Group One painting a newly made awning
Stone pavement work
Completed stone pavement and awning
Local from Beni 5 offering traditional sherpa drinks and sherpa songs at the farewell dinner party
Second group doing leveling work at the medical center
Completed awning and stone pavement work.
Group farewell dinner
KPHMNâ€™s President, Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa, was invited to Australia by the Mayor of Adelaide and the Wilderness School, Adelaide. They visited for three weeks and were very warmly welcomed by the people there and had a very wonderful and unique experience before returning back to Nepal.
KPHMN would like to thank all the people in Australia who made this enjoyable trip possible. We are sorry that we were unable to visit all of the many people we know during our short stay in Australia.
The purpose of the visit was launching the book “Wilderness Nepal” which was written by the Wilderness School. A book launch was held at the Wilderness School and it was a huge success. The money from the sale of the books goes to the Bahdaure School, Annapurna region and the Kushudebu Public Health Mission Nepal medical centre in the remote Solukhumbu region of Nepal.
Photos of Programme
If you want to buy this book wilderness Nepal please contact in the following address the fund goes to the Boudhre school in Annpurna region and Kushudebu medical center in Solukhumbu region.
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Kushudebu Public Health Mission Nepal in April 2007 conducted a 3 day health camp in which people had come from 2 days walking distance to attend the camp. The Health Camp provided orthopedic, pediatric, gynacology and obstetrics, and general medical consultations and treatments. More than 600 people received treatment at the Health Camp. There were specialist doctors from Kathmandu in attendance at the camp.
This was the first time a Health Camp had been organised for this remote, mountainous region and it is hoped that more Health Camps such as this will be held in the future. The local people supported the Health Camp and would like these camps to be regular events.
This event was also telecast on Nepal's National Television Channel.
Locals at the Health Camp
Monks from Thubten Choling Monastery at the Health Camp
Monks and Locals at the Health Camp
Locals and Monks registering their names at the Health camp
Doctor Busy managing an emergency case.
Doctor busy handling a paediatric case.
Suspected case of heart disease, undergoing E.C.G.
A case of chest infection patient being prepared for chest X-ray.
Environment and Health
Recently KUSHUDEBU PUBLIC HEALTH MISSION NEPAL conducted cleanup and tree plantation programmed on its premises. The campaign was done with the participation of the locals as well as Himalayan Yeti Club, Junbesi with the help of AWF (Australia) Rubbish Pits were dug.
KPHMN has more projects planned for the future to improve the environment of this area. The nurse working at Beni healthpost also provides education classes to students in regard to health care, hygiene and sanitation to the local schools.
The nurse taching about health care, hygiene and
sanitation at a local school.
Locals from Beni VDC 4 cleaning the Medical Centre
Nurse Oshin Lama planting plants at the Health
Nurse and Local women working on cleaning programme at the Medical Centre.
Incineration pit were dug at the serlo monestery with the help of AWF Australia.
Incineration pit were dug at the serlo monestery