Dolpa – Nepal Birthing Center

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Ojash Neupane (a high school student) – is organizing an event in the San Francisco Bay Area to help build a birthing center in Dolpa, a remote district in Western Nepal.

Please click on the link below to see the invitation to this event.  We encourage high school kids to come and join.

Nepal Birthing Center – Information Event June 17th 2012

The Birthing Center Project is a cooperation between two great organizations: One Heart Wold Wide and One Dollar For Life.  Both these organizations have been very involved in helping Nepal.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arlene-samen/one-heart-world-wide-nepal_b_1441762.html

http://www.odfl.org/galleries/2011NepalBirthingCenter/2011_ODFL_Birthing_Center_Prospectus.pdf

Others Who are Involved In the Health improvement of the people of Dolpa:

Arlene Samen: Nurse Practioner for the University of Utah who spent 10 years in Tibet and Dolpa region of Nepal.

One Heart Worldwide:  Founder, President and Executive Director

Awards received by Arlene:

  1. 50 Unsung Heroes for Acts of Compassion in 2001
  2. Soroptomist Women Making a Difference Award
  3. CNN “Hero” of the week in 2008
  4. Rainer Arnohold Fellow  - 2009
  5. Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)
  6. TEDxSF Guest Speaker  2011.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arlene-samen

Kate Westmoreland, MD – Will be in Dolpa for 6 weeks assessing the existing health conditions and conducting research.  Need more information on this project. She is the September 2011 International Elective Award Recipient.

http://www2.aap.org/sections/ypn/r/funding_awards/internationaltravelgrant_recipients.pdf

Westmoreland, Katherine kate.westmoreland@hsc.utah.edu Educ PCMC 801-662-5700

 

Resources:

http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/saving-mothers-and-newborns-in-remote-western-nepal/updates/?subid=19029

http://oneheartnepal.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/dolpa-remote-magnificent-but-no-shangri-la/

http://www.oneheartworld-wide.org/index.php/programs/nepal

Nepal Government Bid for Dolpa Health Center

Meternal and Child Health-PROJECT-ANNUAL-REPORT-2010

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