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Strengthening palliative care

Recently INF held a two-day refresher workshop on palliative care at Green Pastures Hospital, for both INF and non-INF health professionals. They are running more training this month. But why is this work important and strategic for Green Pastures Hospital? The World Health Organisation [WHO] has indicated that palliative care is an urgent priority worldwide…

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Australia, Nepal, USA
} 4 days ago

World Leprosy Day: ending discrimination, stigma & prejudice

On Sunday, around 350 people took to the streets in Pokhara as part of an awareness-raising rally organised by INF for World Leprosy Day. While Nepal has made great progress over the last 70 years to reduce leprosy, there are still more than 3000 new diagnoses made in the country each year. Moreover, overcoming stigma…

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Australia, Nepal, New Zealand, USA
} 3 weeks ago

Handover of a resource school

On 23rd January 2019 INF Nepal handed over a resource…

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Nepal
} 3 weeks ago

Towards zero leprosy

This World Leprosy Day, we pause to celebrate the achievements…

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Australia, Nepal, New Zealand, USA
} 3 weeks ago

Fighting leprosy

Surya Shrestha [name changed for anonymity] is 20 years old and…

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Australia, Nepal
} 4 weeks ago

INF Australia welcomes Steve Barnett

INF Australia is excited to welcome Steve Barnett to its…

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Australia
} 1 month ago

Cycle Nepal: Troy’s Ride

In November, Troy Post cycled from Kathmandu to Pokhara as…

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Australia
} 2 months ago

Equipping communities for future disaster

INF's Disaster Relief and Resilience [DRR] team have just finished…

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Nepal
} 2 months ago

Sita’s story

Sita Nepali has lived in poverty her entire life. She…

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Australia
} 3 months ago

Searching for answers

Eight years ago Bimala discovered patches of discolouration on her…

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Australia, Nepal
} 3 months ago