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26 Aug 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

Since March 2018, PHASE has been delivering a DFID funded project in Mugu aiming to address the underlying causes of malnutrition in the region. Rates of acute malnutrition are particularly high amongst children under five – a crucial time in a child’s health and development. Our approach seeks to achieve…

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24 Aug 20

World Water Week

Water is one of our basic human necessities. The human body is unable to last without water for any more than three to four days at a time. Many of us are fortunate enough to be able to turn on a tap at home and for clean, safe drinking water…

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28 Jul 20

#RosieRuns: Update Feed

  20 August 2020 Rosie stopped off in Bristol to visit the PHASE Worldwide team on her way from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The team were very happy to see her and had a lovely time hearing about her stories from the road.   10 July 2020 Rosie is…

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28 Jul 20

Covid-19: Update from Nepal

As lockdown in Nepal begins to ease, the strict measures put in place to inhibit the transmission of the coronavirus have successfully resulted in a decreased rate of new cases. At the time of writing, there have been 18,241 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Nepal; 12,840 people have recovered; 5,538 are…

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24 Jul 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

Since early 2018, PHASE has been delivering a three-year DFID funded project in Mugu, aimed at reducing the high levels of malnutrition prevalent in the region, particularly amongst children. The project has recently concluded its second year, which has given us the opportunity to reflect on both the progress and success of the…

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24 Jun 20

The Impact of Lockdown in Nepal

As lockdown measures ease in the UK, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nepal continues to rise. As of June 30th, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), there are over 13,000 cases of coronavirus infections active in 76 districts. In the remote areas in which PHASE…

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22 Jun 20

Supporting the Most Vulnerable during Covid-19

Whilst slowing down across the UK, the number of confirmed cases in Nepal is increasing steadily. As of June 22, the coronavirus has spread to 76 of the country’s 77 districts. Cases have been confirmed across all districts within which PHASE Worldwide currently operates (Bajura: 70, Gorkha: 47, Sindhupalchok: 28,…

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22 Jun 20

British Medical Journal: Short-Term Volunteering

One of our returning GP Mentors, Patrick Kiernan, recently had published the following article in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), in which he discusses the value and effectiveness of short-term, overseas volunteering. If you would like to read the article as published by the BMJ, you can view it on…

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22 Jun 20

Covid-19: Maternal Healthcare

The current Covid-19 pandemic has presented a huge challenge to health systems across Nepal, with particularly devastating effects felt in the provision and access to maternal and child healthcare. PHASE is continuing to provide this vital maternal and child healthcare as part of our essential health services throughout lockdown.  Whilst the…

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