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NSI presents at WONCA 15th World Rural Health Conference in New Delhi

NSI presents at WONCA 15th World Rural Health Conference in New Delhi26-29 April 2018A delegation from NSI attended the WONCA 15th World Rural Health Conference in New Delhi during 26-29 April 2018. During the conference, a stall was put providing promotional materials to conference attendees. GPs from RSSP districts (Dr. Uttam Pachya, Dr. Samir Lama, and Dr. Durga Raj Maharjan) presented their work. Dr. Kashim Shah presented on History of MDGP i...

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Nick Simons Award 2017

The Nick Simons Award 2017 was awarded to Mr Shyam Sundar Pokharel, Sr. AHW of Pallikot Health Post, Gulmi for serving the people of rural community since 18 years and increasing service utilizations of the health post. The total of 33 recommendations from 18 districts were received of which 12 were female and 21 were male.The Award was jointly distributed by Health Secretary Dr. Puspa Chaudhary, Dr. Jim Simons and Dr. Marilyn Simons during the i...

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9 Rural Healthcare Workers Conference

The Nick Simons Institute in collaboration with the Department of Health Services (DoHS) and National Health Training Center (NHTC) organized a three-day "9 Rural Healthcare Workers Conference". The conference was held from 20 to 22 March 2018 in Kathmandu. The objectives of the conference are: 1. To provide encouragement and uplift to the healthcare workers. 2. To provide continuing medical education (CME). 3. To provide a forum for discussion ...

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Bajhang Staff Quarter Inauguration and Handover

Bajhnag district hospital is one of the Nick Simons Institute (NSI) supported government district hospital among 18 its supported hospitals. NSI has been supporting Bajhang hospital from 2007 for improvement of clinical services of the hospital through Rural Staff Support Program (RSSP). RSSP is comprehensive and pioneer program aim to improve hospital utilizations with placing skilled human resources.  Apart from human resources, another ar...

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Dissemination of the Study on Surgery in Nepal's Remote Districts

A dissemination session was organized by NSI on 29th January 2018 on the topic “Surgery in Nepal’s remote districts” for the study of same title conducted by Government of Nepal and NSI. The study was led by Dr. Oliver (“Ollie”) Ross and conducted between July 2015-October 2016 in 39 district or district level hospitals in 25 remote districts of Nepal. In the study, surgical volume (major operation...

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Annual MDGP Meeting

NSI held a two-day annual MDGP meeting at NSI office on 27-28 November 2017 with an objective to review the results and challenges of district hospitals. The meeting also planned for the better improvement of quality of services in district hospitals.In the meeting, MDGP doctors working at 18 Rural Staff Support Program (RSSP) districts and the residents doctor under NSI MDGP scholarship were participated. Likewise, Health Secretary Dr. Kiran Reg...

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Workshop on DHIS-2

NSI hosted a one-day workshop with HMIS Section, Management Division to discuss hospital reports and dashboards in dhis-2.  Since last year, all public hospitals have been expected to use dhis-2 software to enter their monthly progress report.  Medical Recorders from nine different hospitals attended and gave their input.  The result was that a common dashboard will be made available for all hospitals to use in the near future....

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