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How to Volunteer for a Medical Mission in Nepal

Medical professionals or students will find plenty of opportunities for medical volunteering in Nepal. Healthcare options in Nepal are limited and not everyone has access to the care they need.

Volunteer in Nepal at a hospital and lend a hand to local doctors and nurses. Your help is especially needed in rural areas where access to health care is limited. Take a medical mission trip and learn what it's like to work in less-than-ideal circumstances and put your skills to the test.

Healthcare volunteer programs in Nepal are rewarding, to say the least. It won't be an easy experience, but it will save lives. Whether you have plenty of time or just 1-2 weeks, medical volunteering is perfect for short-term volunteers in Nepal.

All types of health volunteers can apply for health care programs. Nurses, midwives, doctors, or physiotherapists will all focus on community health and perform tasks that match your level of experience.

Health: Nurses, public health, paramedical professions, doctors

PUBLIC HEALTH

The two most common causes of death among Nepalese children are diarrhoea and respiratory diseases. The former is often caused by a lack of sanitation, which spreads intestinal diseases, and the latter by the use of open fires for indoor cooking.

We address these and other issues by educating communities and providing them with tools to improve sanitation and ventilation. Interventions included public health days in local schools, training sessions in women's and youth groups, and helping the community build better sanitation facilities.

The Sylphi Nepal Foundation is going to start a program to build clinics and/or schools in the poorest villages in the different districts of Nepal.

SYLPHI FOUNDATION and Volunteering

The program of our Foundation is mobilized and will be present in province 3 of Bagmati, province 4 of Gandaki and province 5 of Lumbini.
This new project should improve the daily lives of patients. We propose a partnership with our Foundation for this program and we await the arrival of professional volunteers in Nepal.
Caregivers, therapists, and anyone affiliated with the health sector could accompany a patient. They provide medical follow-ups.

Our current business areas in Nepal

Depending on your personal qualifications for volunteering, we have different professional sectors spread over these three provinces.

Province Three Bagmati

Bagmati is one of the seven provinces of Nepal established by the constitution of Nepal. The province is the second most populous province in Nepal and the fifth largest province by land area. Bagmati is bordered by China's Tibet Autonomous Region to the north, Gandaki Province to the west, No. 1 Province to the east, the Indian state of Bihar and Madhesh Province to the south. With Hetauda as the provincial seat, the province is also home to the country's capital, Kathmandu. It is mostly hilly and mountainous and home to mountain peaks such as Gaurishankar, Langtang, Jugal and Ganesh.

Being the most populous province in Nepal, it has a rich cultural diversity with resident communities and castes including Newar, Tamang, Madhesis, Sherpa, Tharu, Chepang, Jirel, Brahmin, Chhetri and more. It hosted the highest number of voters in the last elections for the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly, which took place in 2017.

Province Four Gandaki

Gandaki is one of the seven federal provinces established by the current constitution of Nepal which was promulgated on September 20, 2015. Pokhara is the provincial capital. It borders China's Tibet Autonomous Region to the north, Bagmati Province to the east, Karnali Province to the west, India's Lumbini Province and Bihar to the south. The total area of the province is 21,504 km², which is about 14.57% of the total area of the country. According to the last census, the population of the province was 2,403,757. The newly elected Provincial Assembly adopted Gandaki Province as its permanent name replacing its original name Province no. July 4, 2018. Krishna Chandra Nepali is the current Chief Minister of Gandaki Province.

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Province Five Lumbini

Lumbini is a province in western Nepal. It borders Gandaki province and Karnali province to the north, Sudurpashchim province to the west, and Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in India to the south. Lumbini is the third largest and the third most populous province among Nepalese provinces. Lumbini's capital, Deukhuri, is near the geographic centre of the province; it is a small city that is currently being developed to meet the prerequisites of the provincial capital. The major towns in this province are Butwal and Siddharthanagar in Rupandehi district, Nepalgunj in Banke district, Tansen in Palpa district and Ghorahi and Tulsipur in Dang district. The province is home to the Lumbini World Heritage Site, where, according to Buddhist tradition, the founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha was born.