By Admin 25 Mar, 2017
The Nick Simons Award 2016 was awarded to Mr Bal Gopal Shrestha, the Public Health Inspector of Balaura Health Post, Pyuthan for serving the people of...
The Nick Simons Institute is a Nepal-based organization whose mission is to innovate solutions in rural healthcare –through training and hospital support– and to advocate for their scale up with the government of Nepal. The country's mountainous terrain and poverty pose immense barriers to the provision of medical care for people living in remote communities. More than half of Nepal's rural districts don't have basic emergency services, including operations.
NSI works according to the following principles:
NSI was established in 2006 in the memory of Nick Simons, a young man from America who worked in Nepal, grew to love the country, and died in 2003. The organization is governed by the Executive Committee of distinguished Nepalese professionals.
NSI's values are: