Author: hchn

Briddhashram elderly home

Briddhashram elderly home
Pashupatinath is not just a-the most famous place of pilgrimage for Hindus around the world, but also a home to several unfortunate elderly people who are either kicked out of their houses by their offspring or feel neglected at home. The Pashupati Briddhashram, the only old age home run by the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare Council, since B.S. 1938, shelters 230 elderly people at its homes in the Pashupatinath area.Most of the elderly people living here say they are happy enough for the basic fact that they have "no problems, no tensions and an easy life". However, the real st...
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Alapot healthpost

Alapot healthpost
Imagine, a house meant for a family and turned into a health post that geographically covers an area of more than 10.000 people. Even Ethan Hunt would consider this a mission impossible, but the bitter truth is dr Jagat Nepali and his 3 person’s staf has to manage it (somehow). His enthusiasm is big, as are his skills and especially his patience to work with very limited resources in his daily occupation as general physician. In the town of Thali, just 20 km east of Kathmandu he daily diagnoses and if possible cures the many patients that visits the small health post. He lacks all kinds of bas...
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