Nepal

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Ganesh Kumar Shrestha  MPH

Program Manager

Ganesh Kumar Shrestha is a health professional dedicated to bettering the lives of underserved and vulnerable people, and has more than 12 years’ experience in the public health sector. Ganesh began his career as a community health instructor at the Western Technical Institute, Pokhara, and...

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Gaurav Pradhan  ACCA

Grant and Finance Manager

Gaurav Pradhan is a registered accountant working as RMF Nepal’s Grant and Finance Manager. He has more than 4 years’ experience in financial auditing, monitoring, and evaluating in the banking/insurance and development sectors. Prior to joining RMF, Gaurav worked as an officer at a...

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Pragya Gautam   MN

Program and M&E Coordinator

Pragya Gautam earned her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing at Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, under the Institute of Medicine of Tribhuvan University. In 2009, she completed her Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing (BN) at Bir Hospital Nursing Campus, which is under the supervision...

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Alina Shrestha  

Finance and Administration Assistant

Alina Shrestha has been working for RMF Nepal as our Finance Administrative Assistant since mid-April 2017. She assists RMF Nepal’s main office by providing day-to-day administrative and operational support. Alina was born and raised in Itahari, Nepal. She completed her high school studies in the...

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Raj Kumar Singh   MD

Medical Officer

Dr. Raj Kumar Singh is from Kathmandu, and he is a pediatric surgeon registered with the Nepal Medical Council. He holds an MD from Chuvash State University, Russia and competed his postgraduate studies, specializing in pediatric surgery, at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Pakistan...

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Shree Ram Prasad Shah   MD

Medical Officer

Dr. Shree Ram Prasad Shah is from the Saptari district of Nepal. He completed his schooling in India and later earned his MBBS degree at Zhengzhou University, Henan, China. With a zeal to serve his home country, Dr. Shah returned to Nepal and worked in...

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Purushottam Adhikari  

Medical Officer

Dr. Purushottam Adhikari is a young medical graduate who earned his MBBS degree from Gandaki Medical College in Pokhara, Nepal. Born in the rural village of Dhading, he spent his childhood there and came to Kathmandu for further education. Associated with various non-governmental organizations, Dr...

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Sita Gurung   

Registered Nurse

Sita Gurung is a registered nurse who hails from Manang, a mountainous district of Nepal which is difficult to access. Prior to passing her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing, Sita also completed a Community Medical Assistant (CMA) course. She worked...

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Nirjala Bhattarai   

Registered Nurse

Nirjala Bhattarai is a registered nurse who hails from Kathmandu. She completed her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing at the Manmohan Institute of Health Sciences in 2015 and volunteered in the Emergency Department of Kanti Children’s Hospital for 6 months before joining...

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Rusa Giri   

Registered Nurse

Rusa Giri is from Bauddha, Kathmandu, and she is a nurse registered with the Nepal Nursing Council. Rusa completed her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing, first division, at the Nepal Institute of Health Science Bauddha in 2016. She then began volunteering as...

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Samita Shrestha   

Registered Nurse

Samita Shrestha is a registered nurse from Kathmandu. She completed her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing at BP Memorial Health Institute and Research Center in 2017 and volunteered in the surgical ward of Kanti Children’s Hospital for 3 months before joining RMF’s...

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Pushpa Khadka  

Registered Nurse

Pushpa Khadka is a registered staff nurse with varied experiences in the public health sector in Nepal, including working for different hospitals in Kathmandu as well as for sub-regional hospitals in various districts. Some of her work experiences include working as a School Health Nurse...

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Abina Kakshapati  

Registered Nurse

Abina Kakshapati completed her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing at Maharajgunj Nursing Campus in 2015. After completing her studies, Abina worked as a nurse in a private clinic in Kathmandu for about a year and then worked as a data collector for...

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Bina Kumari Bharati  

Auxiliary Nurse Midwife

Bina Kumari Bharati is from the Sindhupalchok district of Nepal, and she is an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) with Skilled Birth Attendant (SBA) training. Since 2011, Bina has been working as an ANM at local government health posts: Sindhukot Health Post...

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Bishnu Prasad Sharma  CMA

Clinical Officer

Bishnu Prasad Sharma is RMF’s Clinical Officer working under our Gorkha Health Clinic program in Nepal. He has several years of experience of working as village health worker under Community Development Health Program (CDHP) organized by the UN Mission in the Chapagaun Health...

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Laxmi Gurung  

Auxiliary Nurse Midwife

Laxmi Gurung is from the Tanahun district of Nepal, and she is an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM). She has been working as an ANM since 2015 at National Apollo Hospital in Tanahun district and Arupokhari Health Post in Gorkha district, providing health services...

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Krishna Bahadur Baram  

Health Clinic Assistant

Krishna Bahadur Baram is our Health Clinic Assistant working at the RMF Health Clinic in Gorkha district, the epicentre of the earthquake. Prior to this, he was working for the health clinic in Gorkha for over 6 years as Health Clinic Assistant. He has experience...

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Ganga Ram Timilsina  HA

Clinical Officer

Before pursuing a career in health care, Ganga Ram Timilsina served the government as a teacher for 22 years. After retiring, he did not want stay idle, and he decided to pursue a health assistant course. Ganga Ram completed his studies at the Model College...

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Bijaya Kumar Lungeli Magar  

Medical Assistant

Bijaya Kumar Lungeli Magar is from the Kavrepalanchok District of Nepal and completed his Community Medical Assistant (CMA) course at the Kavre Health Training Institute. He worked for one year at the Bhimkothi Health Post in Kavre District, a government institute, and his...

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Sharmila Lama Thing  

Laboratory Technician

Sharmila Lama Thing is from Dapcha in Kavrepalanchok District. She completed her Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology at Kantipur College of Medical Science in Kathmandu and has been registered as a medical lab technician with the Nepal Health Professional Council. Sharmila has four years of...

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Mahalaxmi Shrestha  

Office Assistant

Mahalaxmi Shrestha is an Office Assistant at the RMF Urban Health Center in Lakainey, Namo Buddha, Kavre. She completed her higher secondary level of education at a local school and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tribhuvan University. Before joining RMF’s team...

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Mana Laxmi Hemchuri  

Senior Registered Nurse

Mana Laxmi Hemchuri started her professional career in 1984 as a Community Health Nurse under the Community Health and Development Project (CHDP) of the United Mission to Nepal. Later on, she took an in-service course at the Institute of Medicine of Tribhuvan University...

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Manju Pandey  

Auxiliary Nurse Midwife

Manju Pandey is originally from Gulmi District, which borders Palpa District to the northwest. She completed her Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) course at the Palpa Technical Institute, Tansen in 2011 and is registered with the Nepal Nursing Council. Manju also completed Skilled Birth...

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Rohit Ale  

MCH Clinic Assistant

Rohit Ale joined the Community Health Department of United Mission Hospital Tansen almost 7 years ago as an MCH Clinic Assistant. He completed his schooling at the Prashanti Children Academy in Tansen and the government of India’s National Institute of Open Schooling.

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Putali Sunar  

Cleaner

Putali Sunar is from Palpa, and she has joined the Mother & Child Health Clinic as a Cleaner. She is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the clinic and assisting the staff in other cleanliness measures. Putali also prepares and uses disinfectant solutions...

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