IDEA Nepal

I visited the office of International Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic advancement (IDEA) Nepal on the third floor of Patan Clinic in Patan, which is an historical and beautiful city in Kathmandu last month. The president,…

ORS (oral rehydration salts) and non-spicy Nepali food

30-70% of travellers have diarrhoea (1). Unfortunately, I was also affected by diarrhoea due to spicy food last week... I was sad since I love Nepali food and I won't to change my schedule while I was sick... Anyway, to avoid dehydration w…

Nepali tea, house and kitchen

Nepali Chia After the day-shift, we grabbed Nepali Chia at friend's kitchen. it was separated from house and open style, so sometimes flies join us! I've heard the rough recipe: put water, tea leaves, crushed cardamom pods, cloves and cinn…

Nepali local election on 14th of May 2017  ネパール地方選挙 2017.5.14

Before the local election 選挙前 (On the way to Patan Clinic.) 今週末は地方選挙に伴い、先週から選挙活動が行われています。選挙日5月14日は、すべての交通機関が止まるため、週末は病院から外に出ないようにとのこと。朝7時くらいから、外では選挙運…

What I felt so far in resource limited setting.

A life in resource limited setting is quite unique experience for me who have lived in Japan. I realised that there are adequate things surrounding me ordinarily! I will mention something helpful in such poor resource places for a person w…

Arrival at Anandaban hospital

On 30th of April It takes approximately 45 mins drive from Kathmandu to Anandaban leprosy hospital at Lele village, Lalitpur. On the way, there were buildings affected by the earthquake two years ago. The hospital location is a valley- hil…

Anandaban leprosy Hospital

Anandaban Leprosy Hospital アナンダバン病院 Activities The hospital is charity hospital provides Leprosy patients with reconstructive surgery; undergoing intensive physiotherapy; rehabilitation to return to their community. Leprosy patient…

Introduction 自己紹介

こんにちは、Whitetabbyです。このブログでは、2017年5,6月の二か月間、ネパールのカトマンズにあるハンセン病の専門病院、アナンダバン病院の様子をお伝えします。ハンセン病に対する理解がまだ不十分なこと、偏見が依然多いことから、すこしでもハンセン…