A few months ago, a young mother from a remote village in East Palpa arrived in advanced labour in the Emergency Room at only 27 weeks pregnant. She was immediately rushed to the maternity ward and a…
After a long day, 30-year old Ram Chandra was finishing his work in the forest when he slipped whilst using a chainsaw, which cut into his leg. He is the breadwinner for his family where he has…
Born in 1955 as the eldest son of a subsistence farming family, from childhood Dal Bahadur Tamang’s duty was to earn a living from their land in this mountainous region. He married and had four sons and…
Babu*, an 11-year-old boy, was brought to us at Tansen by his family after visiting several other health facilities, each of which sent him on. His problem was severe: painful spasms, all over his body every few…
Nepali New Year begins in mid-April – it is now 2080 in Nepal! Our maternity ward never gets a public holiday though – eight babies were born on New Year’s Day this year. One of the mothers…
Anil Pariyar is 29 years old. Following a fall from a tree in 2019 he suffered a spinal cord injury, causing paraplegia. Before the accident he had been a low wage worker and the sole provider for…