HELP NEPAL Health Post
HELP NEPAL Health Post was constructed in Murma village, Mugu in 2004. The total cost of the project came to around US$ 14,000 of which 50% came as an in-kind support from the local community. This included land, construction materials and labour costs.
Daily operations of the health post is supervised by the village committee with monthly reports submitted to both the local government as well as HeNN. Apart from the Everest Marathon Fund, various other organizations and individuals have provided support to help run the health post.
Health camps are also organized in the area from time to time. Health Care Nepal, a charity based in the USA, has conducted various health camps and distributed medicine free of cost.
Similarly, Himal Dental Hopital, Friends of Santa Bhawan, and National Fertility Care Centre have helped Assistant Health Workers and Auxiliary Nurse Midwives obtain trainings on dental care and treatment, laboratory procedures and reproductive health. Save the Children has also provided funds to establish a birthing center along with the essential Safe Birth Attendant (SBA) training.