Stigma & Suffering; Support & Sharing

Stigma & Suffering; Support & Sharing

Tragically, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nepal has exceeded 47,000, with 300 confirmed deaths. Around 1,000 new cases are being detected each day. Local lockdowns and curfews are being enacted across the country – currently Kathmandu, Pokhara, Surkhet and...
Welcome Amrit Koirala

Welcome Amrit Koirala

Just a few months ago, Amrit Koirala joined INF as Hospital Superintendent at Green Pastures Hospital. We asked him a few questions about himself and his hopes for the role. Tell us a bit about your background: I was born in Pokhara, but with a troubled childhood I...
Care at the extremes

Care at the extremes

Palliative Care is still relatively new for Nepal and most of the limited services are cancer-focused and located only in the central region. Nepal faces a rapid increase in non-communicable diseases, with high levels of hypertension (often undiagnosed or poorly...
Ben’s Fundraiser

Ben’s Fundraiser

I’m not fast. I’m not strong. I tire easily. So, I’m raising funds for International Nepal Fellowship [Nepal’s longest-serving international non-government organisation] by writing new, sponsored stories, reviews, answering-machine messages and...

Meet Sunita, former INF intern

In 2018, INF Australia proudly supported a ten-month internship program in INF Nepal. This supported Nepali students, particularly young women, to gain practical experience and contribute their skills to INF’s work. Sunita Bhandari completed the internship last...