tn120 20131206 takdah medicalgroup 600KHCP-Dental-Medical-Wintertour 2013-12 to Takdah/Darjeeling and Kalimpong/India
The KHCP-team provided dental treatments, basical checkups as well as hygiene and dental instructions for Shamarpa´s young students. The team managed hundreds of tooth extractions, fillings, professional cleanings, topical fluoride applications and hygiene and dental instructions.

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tn120 20130613 dhagpo group 2358Note: Inauguration Dhagpo Kagyü Ling in France
The new meditation hall and library of Dhagpo Kagyü Ling has been inaugurated by Shamar Rinpoche. The days after the inauguration Shamar Rinpoche gave a empowerment of Gyalwa Gyamtso, the buddha of Great Compassion in union. Karmapa´s Healthcare Project followed the invitation by Jigme Rinpoche and participates the event.

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tn120 20120310 kibi k17groupMarch 9-10, 2013: KHCP-Checkups at K.I.B.I. in New Delhi/India

Like last year, the KHCP again provided medical and dental treatments during Karmapa´s course at KIBI. Some students with gastrointestinal complaints could be treated. At the end our team were lucky to had an audience with Karmapa...

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tn120 20130306 rumtek medcamp IMG 9493March 4-6,2013: Medical/Dental Camp in Rumtek/Sikkim/India

Our medical team consisted of three physicians and one nurse. Dr.dent. Regina Oettke, the dentist, had more than enough to do. She examined all monks and nuns and treated those who needed treatment. We also examined the 36 students of the neighboring state school, who were really in need of medical care, particularly because none of them had healthy teeth. We carried out a teeth brushing training and hygiene teaching and distributed tooth brushes and tooth paste...

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KHCP-Medical/Dental Camp at Shedra Kalimpong/IndiaMarch 03, 2013: KHCP-Medical/Dental Camp at Shedra Kalimpong/India
"We have been welcomed very heartily and hospitable by the students of the Buddhist University Kalimpong. Then the KHCP-team provided medical and dental treatments for everybody here. Regina checked the teeth and did some fillings. More then 50 persons used our offer. Next day we travelled on to Rumtek."

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tn120 PDF logoAnnual Report 2012:
The year 2012 was marked by some reorganization, new tasks and various new collaborations. Karmapa’s Healthcare Project is 7 years old now and it is time that our young friends in the East and West take over parts of the work. We have an online-office now... Altogether, more than 100 healthcare professionals and helpers from more than 20 nations and three different continents were travelling volunteerly over the winter... New collaboration between KHCP and Dhulikhel Hospital, we have now the chance to provide broad and permanent healthcare in our Kagyu institutes.

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tn120 20130225 ktm medcamp 522Febr. 25, 2013: Works meeting with Dupsing Rinpoche, Kathmandu/Nepal
In a works meeting the financial reports of the monasteries of Shangpa Rinpoche in Pokhara and Kathmandu were checked by Dupsing Rinpoche and Pia/Peter from KHCP. Furthermore, they talked about the medical plans for 2013. Rinpoche offered to be the contact person for future activities of the KHCP at all four monasteries/nunnery (being in the KHCProject) of Shangpa Rinpoche in Nepal.

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tn120 20130302 boudha bkr 669March 02, 2013: Checkups at Beru Kyentse Rinpoche´s Monastery in Boudha/Kathmandu
The KHCP visited Beru Kyentse Rinpoche's monastery in Boudha. The young monks getted examined by the physician, dentist and optician. Anna and Inka (volunteers at place) showed the team around and they talked about the medical situation...

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KHCP-Medical- Dental- and Optician Camps at Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche's Mani Gompa in KathmanduKHCP-Medical- Dental- and Optician Camps at Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche's Mani Gompa in Kathmandu
23.2.- 6.3.2013 Due to the fruitful collaboration of the KHCP physicians with the Manang-Social-Services-Committee and their physicians and the cooperation with "Dentist & Friends" from Munich as well as with our optician team, we could again carry out several hundreds of treatments. Patients came from: Manang Lay Society, monks and nuns of Swayambhu, Orphanage "Spark Children Project Kathmandu", Monks of Sang Sang Rinpoche of Lhun Drup Cho Ling Monastery, Sershang Orphanage of Chogyal Rinpoche in Kimdol...

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tn120 20130227 dhulikhel 641Febr. 27, 2012: Doctors Meeting in Dhulikhel/Nepal
After a journey with lovely views of the Himalayan eight-thousanders, our KHCP team arrived at Dhulikhel Hospital near Namo Buddha. We were warmly welcomed by the administrative staff and invited to the doctors’ cafeteria for sustenance. After that, Dr. Ram’s doctors and heads of the departments showed us around all the departments of the hospital. We had a lively exchange of information about the various activities of both sides. ...In the end, our team had a meeting with Dr. Ram Sheestra (founder and director of the hospital). ... the KHCP directors handed over to him a donation of 10,000 € for the installation of a large emergency power generator (100 kilowatts) for the childbirth department...

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tn120 20130227 dhulikhel 605Febr. 27, 2012: Visit of the new Nala Monastery near Namo Buddha
The KHCP team visited the construction site of the new monastery of Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche at Nala near Dhulikhel (near Namo Buddha, east of Kathmandu). Lama Lekshey and Rangjung Lama welcomed us with a tea ceremony. After that, Rangjung showed us all rooms and premises...

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tn120 20121231 ktm dsl dhk checkup5KHCP-DHK-Medical- Dental- and Dermatology Camps at Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche's DSL-school in Kathmandu
31.12.2012 The KHCP and Dhulikhel Hospital DHK again organized a medical camp at Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche's monastic school (DSL)....

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tn120 20121221 monlam group 233912/2012: 5th KHCP-Medical Camp in Bodhgaya/India
The Kagyu Mönlam 2012 took place between December 14 and 21, with approximately 6,000 devotees in attendance... For the fifth time this year, the KHCP - Karmapa´s Healthcare Project provided free medical checkups and healthcare for participants in the Mönlam as well as the local population...

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tn120 20121206 rumtek 985Dec. 5-7,2012: Medical camp, inspection and meeting in Rumtek/Sikkim/India

The KHCP provided a free medical camp (dermatologic screening) for the monks and nuns as well for the local habitants. We also could handover plenty of UV-protected sunglasses to the monks and nuns... The first on-site inspection of the old ruined Rumtek hospital took place. Then we had a meeting with the chairmen of the "Rumtek Monks and Lays Society" and the principles of our three Kagyü-monasteries/nunnery. We alltogether express our wish to  provide more medical support for the people in Rumtek and the remote areas...

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KHCP-Medical Camp at Shedra KalimpongDec 04, 2012:  KHCP-Medical Camp at Shedra Kalimpong
The KHCP provided a dermatologic checkup for all monks and the staff of the Shedra in Kalimpong.

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tn120 20121116 dhulikhel 721Note: KHCP meets Dhulikhel Hospital in Kathmandu/Nepal
Nov.13, 2012: Lama Rangjung (Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche), Pia and Peter (KHCP) went to Dhulikhel and had a fruitful talk with Dr. Ram Sheestra (director) and his administratives. They planned to connect all Kagyü-institutes/monasteries to this hospital for urgent cases.

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tn120 20121122 kirtipur group 869Nov 22-23, 2012:  KHCP-Medicalcamp at KIBS in Kirtipur/Kathmandu.

In colaboration with 8 doctors of the Dhulikhel Hospital, the KHCP provided a free medicalcamp for the monks and nuns as well for the local habitants of Kirtipur. The checkups happened at Shangpa Rinpoche´s monastery (KIBS) during the teachings/empowerment of Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche.

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tn120 20121119 raniban 756Note: Medical room at Raniban,Kathmandu/Nepal 2012-11
Nov 19, 2012: In a works meeting in July 2012 Shamar Rinpoche offered a room for KHCP in his new monastery construction in Kathmandu. Now the KHCP met the architect Willi Kroeger of Shamarpa at place. Willi showed us the whole construction area of the monastery incl. the future medical room.

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tn120 2013 hny fireworkKHCP-Note and HNY Happy New Year Wishes 2013
As usual we start with Medicalcamps in Kathmandu at Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoches place together with the Manang community. First time we`ll do a camp at Shamarpa´s new monastery in Raniban.
Then our medical-camp-group will split, one half will visits Pokhara and Muktinath and the other will go up via Kalimpong to Rumtek to help Karmapa´s people in the remote area and bring Rumtek Hospital forward ...

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tn120 video monlam 2011Monlam 2012 Note, Bodhgaya/India
Dec 12-22, 2012: The KHCP will do their 5th Kagyü Mönlam Medicalcamp at the bodhi tree. Every friend are very welcome to join our volunteer team in any way. Again we are expecting more than 3000 patients. Watch the video to learn what the Mönlam is...

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tn120 201203 rumtek clinic 419KHCP-Clinic Project Rumtek/Sikkim/India - 2012 Part1
According to the wish of H.H. 17th Karmapa the old Rumtek hospital is to be re-established. In March 2012, both his Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa and Jigme Rinpoche assigned the task of building the medical structure of the hospital  to the KHCP. We have been supporting Karmapa’s nunnery, Shamar Rinpoche’s school and Nedo Rinpoche’s monastery in Rumtek since 2005. Now, we are ready to start this project! In collaboration with Jigme Rinpoche and “Infinite Compassion”...

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tn120 20120927 ktm bkr Pasang and AnnaVisit to Beru Kyentse Rinpoche´s Monastery in Boudha/Kathmandu
Sept 27, 2012: I visited Beru Kyentse Rinpoche's monastery in Boudha. There are 36 joung monks, about 10 older monks and a bunch of foreign students. Inka, a German student, and Pasang had asked KHCP for help and possibly a camp in the spring. At the monastery Pasang and Inka showed me around and we talked about the medical situation...

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Shamarpa´s young students moved from Kathmandu to Takdah, Darjeeling /IndiaShamarpa´s young students moved from Kathmandu to Takdah, Darjeeling /India
June 08, 2012: Since 2005 the school of Shamar Rinpoche at Swayambhu/Kathmandu/Nepal is supported by KHCP with health campagnes and english teachers. Nowadays the young students of this site moved to Shamarpa´s school in Takdah/Darjeeling/India, which is already KHCP member since 2008. This school is now running through the SDV's administration in Kalimpong...

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tn120 20120726 bkr group 767Checkups and health instructions at Dhargye Chokhor Ling Monastery in Bodhgaya/India
June 26, 2012: All lamas and monks of Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche and Beru Kyentse Rinpoche organized a KHCP-health checkup in Bodhgaya. After that, the physicians gave heath instructions. We are glad to have now installed a new waterpurification plant at place.

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tn120 20120813 dhulikhel 0371Checkups and health teachings in Kathmandu/Nepal
Aug.13, 2012: Dulikhel hospital invited Dhagsheyling students of Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche to have general check up. In addition, they gave us teaching about teen age growing and about dental care. They offered us nice lunch with hospitality...

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tn120 20120821 lebost 682KHCP-Information desk and works meeting with Gyalwa Karmapa, Jigme Rinpoche in Le Bost/France
Aug. 21-26, 2012: KHCP-Karmapa´s Healthcare Project informed at their information desk and had a works meeting with Gyalwa Karmapa and Jigme Rinpoche in Le Bost/France.

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tn120 20120816 dhagpo 638KHCP-presentation and information desk during Karmapa´s visit in Dhagpo Kagyu Ling/France
Aug.14-20, 2012: KHCP-Karmapa´s Healthcare Project informed at their information desk and did a presentation during Gyalwa Karmapa´s visit at Dhagpo Kagyu Ling Center, St.Leon sur Vezere/France.

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tn120 20120809 ec 614KHCP-Information desk/Meetings during Karmapa´s visit in DW-Europe Center 2012-08
Aug 06-13, 2012: KHCP-Karmapa´s Healthcare Project informes at their information desk and meets the different medical teams of the project.

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tn120 20120803 montchardon 599KHCP-Presentation and information desk during Karmapa´s visit in Montchardon/France 2012-08
July 31 - Aug 05, 2012: KHCP-Karmapa´s Healthcare Project informed at their information desk and did a presentation during Gyalwa Karmapa´s visit at Lama Teunzang´s Karma Mugyur Ling/Montchardon.

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tn120 20120723 khcp rotary 531Video Presentation at the Rotary Club Nuremberg/Germany
July 23, 2012: During their Europe-Summertour 2012 the KHCP followed an invitation by the Rotary Club Nuremberg after doing a joint raising campaign of eye glasses with Rotaract (Youth organisation of the Rotary Club) in 2011. KHCP gave a video lecture to the Rotary members.

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tn120 20120720 renchen 497KHCP-Presentation and information desk during Karmapa´s visit in Renchen-Ulm/Germany
July 20-22, 2012: KHCP-Karmapa´s Healthcare Project informed at their information desk and did a joint presentation with Jigme Rinpoche during Gyalwa Karmapa´s visit in Renchen.

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tn120 20120710 khcp manchester 462July 8-11, 2012: KHCP-Information desks during Karmapa´s visit in Manchester/UK
Karmapa´s Healthcare Project informed about the social activity on all 4 venues of Manchester and Harrogate/Yorkshire. KHCP could attract some new health professionals to join the project. Thanks to Lama Jampa Thaye and the Kagyu Ling sangha members.

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tn120 20120500 khcp lecture 3071Public lectures for dentists in Austria with Dr.dent. Daniel Hess
May 4-5, June 9, 2012: "May I share my joy with you? The initial three lectures were very successful. Almost 150 people attended (dentists, patients and others) listened to my report and enjoyed the slide presentation...

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tn120 20120400 khcp uppermustang 10KHCP-Medical Camp in Samar/Upper Mustang/Nepal (4700m asl)
April 2012: Due to support by dentist Dr. Regina Oetke and general practitioner Dr. Sven Zimmer of Karmapa’s Healthcare Project, the recent project journey of the "Himalaya-Project" included a 6-day medical camp in Samar. Here the reports on the work in Samar of Dr. dent  Regina Oetke and Dr. Sven Zimmer ...

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tn120 20111027 KHCP Mustang P10403792011/2012 KHCP-Medical-Wintertour to India and Nepal #Gallery PART2#
The complete photo gallery (PART2) about the teachings, medical camps and campaignes in Delhi, Ladakh, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Jomson (Mustang), Muktinath (Mustang), Kalimpong and Rumtek (Sikkim).

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tn120 201110 paula muktinath 7808Oct, 2011: Physio research at Shangpa Rinpoche´s nunnery in Muktinath
We conducted initial research to find out with what types of musculoskeletal conditions the nuns at Muktinath suffered , and how they would best benefit from physiotherapy treatment and training. ...then were asked to write down the answers, and then discuss them within the larger group...

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tn120 PDF logoAnnual Report 2011:

Karmapa’s Healthcare Project has been running for 6 years now and has become a well-organized association of volunteer teams working on diverse topics in different areas...Currently, 15 monasteries/schools of the Kagyu lineage are drawing benefits from KHCP’s activity...Medical and dental-camp-tour in Bodhgaya, Pokhara, Jomson and Muktinath. Here we worked with a mobile dental treatment unit up at 3800m altitude for the first time...The students in Kalimpong, Takdah/Darjeeling and the institutions of Shamarpa, Nedo Rinpoche and the nunnery in Rumtek successfully ran independently organized medical camps... Waterpurifications...

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tn120 20130227 dhulikhel 641Collaboration with the Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital (DHKUH) in Kathmandu/Nepal
Since 2012, a collaboration has developed between Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital with its Director Prof. Dr. Ram Sheestra and the KHCP.
What was at first planned as a medical contact point has now developed to be a platform for a combination between medicine and social work. Local doctors and medical staff are hired by the KHCP... Monks and nuns can learn in the environment of Dhulikhel Hospital by being guest observers or by taking part in workshops on medical topics...

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tn120 20120325 dhulikhel op 216March 25, 2012: Brain tumor operation
In early march Pia, Peter, Khenpo Sherab (KHCP) and Dr.dent.Gisela Huber and Augustin went to the Dhulikel Hospital near Kathmandu/Nepal. Here they had a nice talk to Dr.med.Ram Shreesta, the founder of this and further hospitals in Nepal which serve specially the poor people. After both sides had introduced their acticities, he said "... we have the same spirit" and he offers a colaboration (treatments and education) for the future. 3 weeks later the KHCP could sent the young Gendun from Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche's school for a brain tumor operation.

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KHCP-Medical- Dental- and Optician Camp in Rumtek/Sikkim/IndiaKHCP-Medical- and Dental Camp in Rumtek/Sikkim/India
The KHCP-team provided profound dental treatments, medical examinations and teachings for Karmapa´s nunnery, Shamarpa´s school, Nedo Rinpoche´s monastery. The work in numbers: 137 patients, 37 teeth extractions and 82 fillings, hygiene and dental instructions ...

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Dental- and Optician Camp in Takdah/Darjeeling/IndiaKHCP-Medical- and Dental Camp in Takdah/Darjeeling/India
The KHCP-team provided dental treatments as well as hygiene, first aid and dental instructions for Shamarpa´s young students.

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KHCP-Medical- Dental- and Optician Camp at Shedra Kalimpong/IndiaKHCP-Medical- Dental- and Optician Camp at Shedra Kalimpong/India
The KHCP-team provided profound medical and eye examinations, dental treatments and teachings for the students of the Buddhist University. The work in numbers: 114 patients, 17 teeth extractions and 46 fillings, 56 optical checkups with provided glasses, First Aid, hygiene and dental instructions ...

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KHCP-Dental- and Optician Camp in Leh/Ladakh/IndiaKHCP-Medical- Dental- and Optician Camp in Leh/Ladakh/India
for monks and young disciples at Rigjung Residential School and Karma Dupgyud Choeling Monastery on 3600m altitude, working temperatures between -15°C and 5°C, 350 general checkups, 260 teeth extractions and 250 reparations, 120 optical checkups with 100 provided glasses, hygiene instructions to 19 teachers of the school...

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KHCP-Dental- and Optician Camp at K.I.B.I. in New Delhi/IndiaKHCP-Dental- and Optician Camp at K.I.B.I. in New Delhi/India
...our physicians Susanne and Philip gave first aid and hygiene teaching to the residential monks of the KIBI. Later, short before Karmapa´s course, the KHCP provide profound eye examination and dental treatments. Pia and Peter had a long works meeting with Jigme Rinpoche (Secretary of H.H.Karmapa). Rinpoche emphasized the importance of this social project of Karmapa and he renewed the KHCP as the leading project in the charity/health section and together they talked about the new duties.

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KHCP-Medical Camps at Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche's Manang GompaKHCP-Medical Camps at Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche's Manang Gompa
and Sershang Orphanage of Chogyal Rinpoche in Kimdol/Kathmandu

With the fruitful colaboration of the KHCP-physicians with the Manang-Social-Services-Committee and their physicians and the new cooperation with "Dentist & Friends" from Munich as well the launching of our new optician team we could manage hundreds of treatments.

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tn120 20120101 LaCrosseA joint project of KHCP-Karmapas Healthcare Project
and students of the University La Crosse Wisconsin

In January 2012 the US-medical group of the University Wisconsin did their KHCP-tour and visited most of the Karma Kagyü monasteries and schools. Watch the photo gallery here ...

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tn120 20111220 monlam group 85512/2011: 4th KHCP-Medicalcamp in Bodhgaya/India
The Kagyu Mönlam 2011 took place between December 14 and 20, with approximately 11,000 devotees in attendance... For the fourth time this year, the KHCP - Karmapa´s Healthcare Project provided free medical checkups and healthcare for participants in the Mönlam as well as the local population...

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tn120 20111215 monlam p685August, 2011: Kunert GmbH donates for schools/monasteries in the Himalayas

We thank the company KUNERT Fashion GmbH & Co. KG in Immenstadt/Germany for their regularly donations of socks.

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tn120 20111002 KHCP KTM 0239Note: Kathmandu/Nepal, Nov 02, 2011 - KHCP- works meeting with Manang Trust and local doctors
A nice works meeting of the KHCP-team (doctors), the direction of the Manang Trust and local doctors took place. All together we visited the new common clinic room at Swayambhu, Kathmandu. Here we talked how to install the furniture and medical stuff. Mobile units will enable dental treatments, ENT and general medicine.

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tn120 20111004 KHCP Pokhara 0293Note: Second Mobile Dental Unit for Use in India:
Our first dental unit is being used successfully: we thank the company DTS Design Dental Technical Systems for their generous pricing. At this time, we are raising funds for a second unit, which we will need for logistic reasons.

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KHCP-Medical Camp in Jomson Mustang NepalKHCP-Medical Camp in Jomson/Mustang/Nepal

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