Dhulikhel Hospital embedding COVID appropriate measures including the installation of emergency sanitation infrastructure, disinfectant production, socially distanced senior management meetings and deployment of military assistance.
The PPF has provided financial support for the installation of hand hygiene stations in the Hospital and its outreach centres.
The Hospital is one of 3 COVID19 testing sites in the country.
While reported cases are relatively low, there is concern that once closed borders reopen there will be severe threats when thousands of stranded Nepalese migrant workers return to Nepal....
As our partner the Dhulikhel Hospital in Nepal sets up COVID-19 testing and isolation areas, the PPF has made the decision to delay the next PPF Fellowship team til 2021. We will assess ongoing global biosecurity and travel safety issues before announcing the next Fellowship opportunity.
Stay well and safe everyone, Australia is easing but we fear many poor countries will suffer greatly from the impacts of this pandemic....
“Bubbles, charts and systems will not replace people, tools and passion.”
PP’s comment in 2014 after enduring yet another “expert” academic presentation on Indigenous housing.
The PPF is on the lookout for 2 people with passion to work on our Nepal project in Nov 2020...tools supplied.
Applications close end of June, long way off but time passes quickly. Info available on the PPF website. Previous applicants can reapply, we’ll be in touch....