Rural Health Project This project was inaugurated on November 21, 2014 in presence of HFN Board member Dr. Khagendra Dahal. This projects aims to promote health status of people living in rural communities. The project was started with a-two day fee health camp in Saudiyar at HFN's local office and Laxmipur VDC office. Patient check ups at the camps were conducted by doctors Dr. Khagendra Dahal, Dr. Yadav Pandey, and Dr. Arbind Bhusal.
We have a medical clinic run by a Health Assistant and a Nurse in Saundiyar, Dang. We organize periodic outreach satellite clinic in more rural area and school visits as well. We provide all the available medicine free of cost to the needy patients.
Health clinic:Clinic site – In HFN office at Saudiyar-1, Dang Healthcare Provider – Health assistant Mukul and Nurse Poornima (if she is not busy in the field) – 6 days a week from 10 am to 5 pm Doctor – Dr. Yadav Pandey – twice a week (Tuesday and Friday) – 10 am to 3 pm Number of patients – 12 to 15/day Service – free health check-up, Medicine free of cost, emergency and first aid care depending on the case. Our clinic is almost equivalent to a Primary health care centre.
Satellite outreach clinic : Our satellite clinics are run in more remote villages once a month. Clinic site – Laxmipur VDC – currently in Ranghara and Sunpur villages. Provider – healthcare providers as listed above also run satellite clinics
School Health program AIM: Educate the children so that they will teach their parents and society. # We have conducted school health project on various schools toincreasing awareness among school children about Malnutrition. # We conduct Oral health screening along with dental services in schools periodically # We organize health checkups along with anthropometric measurement of 20 under-5 children school. Long term plan is to expand the program to other schools and conduct these programs on regular scheduled basis.