Funded project

Access to health care in remote villages in Himalayas

Simikot - Nepal

Humla’s life expectancy rate is below Nepal’s average, only 58 years old. Traumatisms, eye and respiratory infections, fever & malnutrition are the main diseases

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • Nicequest clients 6.001€
  • Direct beneficiaries 2.500

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 50.000

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

Health Us Nepal

Budget

  • Materials 3.000€
  • Staff 3.000€
  • Total 6.000€
6.000€

Description

In order to provide access to basic health services to the population and improve their living conditions, Healt Us Nepal created a Medical center in Simikot, a village in the middle of the Himalayas. It is a very impoverished area, so remote and abrupt. There are no roads and the average walk between villages is 6-7 hours.

In the center of Simkiot is provided medical attention to remote villages and vulnerable people. But also, visiting at home of those who cannot reach our center. In addition they run focused health actions in remote villages to prevent illnesses.

Through the Pharmacy it is possible to universalizing access to medicines and accompanying the patients through all the treatment and administrating good quality meds. At the same time, the pharmacy has a medical center extension that allows to complement the public health center, and give basic treatments, track patients and diseases, and promote hygienic habits focusing in younger generations.

Activities

  • Buy medicines and medical supplies
  • Attend medical visits
  • Treat minor and major diseases
  • Attend childbirths
  • Educate on healthy habits
  • Organize prevention campaigns 

Who will benefit?

More than 2,500 people, mostly children and women, will benefit directly. 

Project objectives

To provide access to basic health services to the population of the Region of Humla, in Nepal.

Educate the importance of health and hygenic habits.

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