News Blog Archive

2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 15 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Sugandhi Jordan

Baskets and Knees

In the foothills of the Himalayas, Bhajra Barahi is made up of steep hills, the slopes of which have been terraced for farming. These plots of rice, cauliflower, mustard, squash, corn and radish cas read more..

Sugandhi Jordan

A Day in Bajrabarahi: Where There are No Doctors

When we open the clinic doors at 8:30, there are usually already a handful of patients waiting outside in the crisp morning air. Patients arrive throughout the day. There are no fixed appointment ti read more..

Andrew Schlabach

Ten Years in Nepal: A Tale of Three Brothers

The day started like most days, a brisk late-autumn morning with a light frost on the ground and clear blue skies. A breakfast of churra (beaten dried rice), chickpeas and a boiled egg. Together the read more..

Jeff Chiu

Death

Today's topic: Death! (the author does not pick blog topics; the blog topics choose him) I began thinking about this after hearing that one of our ARP staff members, Tsering, had to step in to help read more..

Emma Snare

Together We Drink Tea

The morning sunlight, through a gap in my curtain reaches onto my bed and teases my skin. I look outside the window to see beautiful blue sky above our mountain protected valley. Since last time, th read more..

Jeff Chiu

I love food

Fun fact, my body is 85% digestive tract with the rest being sensory and motor structures that assist me in attaining more food.  My genetics are closely related to a fluke.   I love food.  From fa read more..

Andrew Schlabach

Return to Baseline

Three months of lecture, review and physical practice and my three young students are looking at me with the blank stares of incomprehension. I’m temporarily at a loss for words. What went wrong? A read more..

Kyndl Mueller

Today, I am very happy.

After clinic one day I had the opportunity to experience a wonderful delve into the down country culture of the local folks I've befriended over the last couple weeks. Gunaraj, one of our interprete read more..

Jessi Brown

My Bone Problem

Today I fitted my elderly patient with her (hopefully) semi-permanent shoulder cast. This woman came into the clinic a few weeks ago. I remember treating her knee pain and when the visit was finishe read more..

Hong Lu

Worth it

Having lived my whole life in a developed country, with most of my needs magically looked after for me, it was a cultural shock to see the many inadequacies the Nepalese people experience. From the read more..

Zoe Nash

More than just acupuncture

In Bimphedi, a small remote village in the hills south of Katmandu where the Acupuncture Relief Project has a clinic. There is also an orphanage. The children that are there are coming from the stre read more..

Lucy Kervin

Trust The Process

It’s been one week in Nepal and 3 days of clinic in Bajra Baraji. I’ve gone through so many emotions and learned so much about practicing primary care in a rural area. It’s been amazing but I have t read more..

Maggie Shao

Bookends

At the beginning of my service with Camp B at Bajra Bahari, my first patient is a 70 year old male with right-side hemiplegia resulting from a stroke.  I look at his chart and note he started daily read more..

Kaikit Wong

The Magic of Determination

I meet Buddhi for the first time at the end of the second last week of the camp. He had a stroke 5 years ago which affected the mobility of his left arm and hand. Although he can walk quite normally read more..

Jesse Jory

Groundlessness

Nepal for me was a practice in being comfortable with the feeling of groundlessness.  Have you ever been on a suspension bridge?   Nepal, I came to learn, is full of suspension bridges.  My experi read more..

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2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
(12 articles)

2013
(13 articles)

2012
(14 articles)

2011
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2010
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2008
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