Annual Report 2011

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...

Brain tumor OP in Dhulikhel KTM

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.

Collaboration with Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital

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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...

Medical Camp Rumtek 2012-03

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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 ...

Medical Camp Takdah 2012-03

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The KHCP-team provided dental treatments as well as hygiene, first aid and dental instructions for Shamarpa´s young students.

Medical Camp Kalimpong 2012-03

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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 ...

Medical Camp Leh/Ladakh 2012-03

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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...

Medical Camp KIBI Delhi 2012-03

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...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.

Medical Camp Kathmandu 2012-03

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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.