After the second major earthquake, we had gone to Khorla, a village in Uiya region in Northern Gorkha. We had a two-day stay at Khorla. We had seen nearly 250 patients on the first day and everyone was exhausted. The villagers had argued amongst themselves on who would feed us…

This landing site was created by the locals with their bare hands by converting a local school’s playground to “lure” relief helicopters. They had heard that only villages with a landing spot for helicopters were getting relief materials. Sadly, none had came to their aid beside a small air drop…

An eighty year old lady came to our medical clinic with complaints of poor vision and cough. She had dense cataracts in both of her eyes and I told her that it needs surgical removal, a relatively simple procedure done in eye camps.

As I requested her to remove some…

Kerauja, Gorkha

Kerauja is a picturesque village that sits between two massive mountains with a population around 3000. When the quake came, it wiped out many lives and left only around 4 buildings intact.

When we landed there, the villagers were rebuilding their houses, scrapping off the grains from the mixture of…

Bijay Acharya

Physician from #Nepal working at Mass General Hospital. #patientsafety #healthdisparities #aidaccountability #qualityimprovement #meded

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