Gyanu Kumari Bohara, an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife at Kanachaur Health Post in a remote ward of Doti, encountered challenges due to inadequate lighting especially during nighttime delivery cases. This area is not yet connected to the local…
A two-day free mental health camp was held in Rukum East last week that saw a significant surge in attendance compared to the previous year, indicating a growing awareness and willingness to seek help for mental health…
Beware snakes, sand flies, monkeys, dogs, mosquitoes, worms and more!  In much of the western world people don’t have to think about the risks from these, or from contaminated water or food. But there are many neglected…
World Suicide Prevention Day was celebrated yesterday in Rukum East with the theme “Creating Hope Through Action” by UMN’s Pro-Act project. The objective was to raise a broad range of awareness and support, linking the community with…
For the first time in Rukum East, a three-day mental health camp was organised last week in Kakri Health Post of Bhume Rural Municipality. “We are very happy with the response and participation of the community the…
Understanding that poor health is a major repercussion of poverty along with multiple other factors, UMN is contributing to the health sector in Nepal by diligently working in improving the health and wellbeing of rural communities, particularly…
Two psychiatrists travelled over 700km from Kathmandu to meet patients in rural Bajhang last week! UMN’s mental health project organised two mental health camps in Bungal and Thalara, attended by 270 people*. Many older people, especially women,…
We have been busy with a ten-day-long Community Psychosocial Worker’s training in Nepalgunj which finishes tomorrow, 7 May. UMN Medical and Development Trust’s (UMN MDT) Mental Health Project staff and partner staff from Bajhang, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and…