NDA UK 7 member UK team including NDA General Secretary Dr Kamal Aryal, Upper GI Surgeon and HExN chair Dr Jeremy Ward, Gynaecologist Dr Patrick Keating and Anaesthetist Dr Andreas Brodbeck, Jon Wells, Leyla Swafe and Alexis Sudlow have been helping rebuilding Schools in Earthquake affected areas in Gorkha and Dhading and conducting Regional Anaesthesia and Laparoscopic Surgery courses in Nepal.
Their mission started on the 29th November when the team travelled to Darbung Gorkha where a permanent school building is almost completed with support form HExN. Next 2 days they walked along remote villages and localities to reach Arubas, Dhading where another School is being built with support from NDA UK and HFN (Health Foundation Nepal) US.
On their return to Kathmandu they conducted regional anaesthesia course at PHECT Kirtipur Hospital where HExN and Sonosite generously donated an ultrasound machine. They completed their visit after a 3 days Laparoscopic Surgery course at Dhulikhel Hospital supported generously by HExN.