Donate

Health Articles


Categories
11 Dec 20

Project Update: Tackling Malnutrition in Bajura, One Year On

In November 2019, PHASE Worldwide and PHASE Nepal implemented a new project tackling malnutrition amongst mothers and children in Bajura, Nepal. Funded by the Waterloo Foundation, this project aims to achieve this goal by improving nutritional practices during the first 1,000 days of life. One year into the project, we are delighted to report on the…

Read
20 Nov 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

The district of Mugu borders the Humla district, in the northern region of the Karnali province. Much of the eastern region of Mugu is isolated from any road networks, making it one of the most remote areas of Nepal. As a result, 93% of the population of Mugu rely heavily…

Read
6 Nov 20

The Waterloo Foundation – New Funding!

PHASE Worldwide is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Waterloo Foundation, who will be supporting our work in strengthening health systems and improving healthcare outcomes, particularly amongst women and children. This new funding will support the training, practices and resources of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) at three health…

Read
20 Oct 20

Project Update: Rebuilding Communities in Gorkha, Four Years On

Following the earthquakes of 2015 in Nepal, remote areas such as Gorkha were left extremely vulnerable with infrastructure destroyed and livelihoods devastated. In 2016, the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) committed £2 million to Nepal to help affected communities and PHASE Worldwide was awarded a project-based grant over five years. As…

Read
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…

Read
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…

Read
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…

Read
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…

Read
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…

Read