Welcoming newborns – here’s how it’s going with preparing the way for the Tansen maternity ward expansion. First we had to build a new space for the admin offices, on a roof! This is getting close to…
Congratulations to United Mission Hospital Tansen (UMHT) hospital director of nearly 20 years Dr Rachel Karrach who received the Kamal National Virtuous Award 2080 (Nepali year for 2023-24) on Saturday 23 March in recognition of her ‘tremendous’…
UMHT*’s wastewater scheme for the hospital and surrounding community is well underway. This week we’re relieved that after months of meetings and prayer, permission has been granted to use the forest land – a necessity for completing…
“Just recently a baby girl was born at Okhaldhunga Community Hospital – a joyous moment for the family. Many visitors came to meet this child and mother. Some come with gifts and share the joy and others…
It took over five hours to reach Khijiphalate for a dental and medical camp in Okhaldhunga District – the first dental camp ever held there in the remote rural municipality of Khijidemba. Most patients were people with…
Last year in Nepal 6,830 lives were lost to suicide. Through UMN and UMN MDT we are running mental health programmes in Kapilvastu, Bajhang, Nawalparasi and Rukum East, and in Palpa and Okhaldhunga through our hospitals. We…
Today, UMN’s Okhaldhunga Community Hospital received and welcomed seven key representatives from local, district and provincial government who were very impressed when they saw and learnt more about our work. The provincial health minister and health secretary,…
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…
Today on 1 Chaitra (15 March), Okhaldhunga Community Hospital can celebrate 60 years of serving their local community! The celebration took place yesterday with a short and sweet programme in the presence of two chief guests: the…
Sixty-eight Tansen hospital staff were infected during this second wave. Our brave frontline workers have fought the virus, recovered and are back to work. We want to thank them and celebrate their recovery! Here are a few…