Medical Elective Volunteer Eamonn now in Gorkha

We are very pleased to report that Eamonn Foley has been welcomed in Gorkha by the local committee and Chairman Ram Chandra together with Perusotum and Laxman. Eamonn is our first UK medical student to spend an Elective Placement in Gorkha for some time and will spend 4 weeks working at the local Gorkha hospital and take part in on-going projects He has settled into home-stay accommodation and visited local school.

We are also pleased to report that he was able to witness the presentation of a cardiac monitor to Doctor Tiwari at the hospital which was funded through GDS The monitor will be used in the emergency area – basic equipment we take for granted but the first for this rural hospital.