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A medical team from Monash University working at medical camps in remote villages of Nepal

Suraj Bhattarai - B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

by Lynn Gertiser

A medical team from Monash University working at medical camps in remote villages of Nepal - Suraj Bhattarai

For two weeks, Suraj Bhattarai lead a medical team from Monash University that worked at medical camps in remote villages of Nepal. They hiked across the hills of the Dolakha district and set camp in three villages: Bigu, Letang and Khopachagu.

Their patients, who varied from newborn to the elderly and pregnant to post-menopausal, suffered from a wide variety of illnesses including skin infections, STIs and perinatal issues.