HRA Aid – posts at Manang, Pheriche, Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic (EBC) and Thorang Phedi Camp were successfully conducted in Spring Season 2008.

Dr. Janice Gwendoline Richards (British), Dr. Justin Neil Venable (USA) and Nurse Summer Dawn Venable (USA) served at Manang Aid-post. Dr. Mati Ram Pun also served for a period of a month in Manang. Doctors who based in Manang conducted Thorang Phedi Medical Camp routinely.

Dr. John David Keitz (USA), Dr. Ruth Van Pottelbergh (Belgian) and Mr. Alexander Richard Daniell (British) served at  Pheriche Aid –post.

Likewise, Dr. Stephen Altmin (USA) and Dr. Anna Mary Mckinlay (Australia) served Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic (EBC). Dr. Luanne Freer (USA) also went to Everest Base Camp to set up the clinic.

Given below are the brief statistics of Medical facilities provided from the Aid-posts/Medical clinic during spring season:

 Spring 2008

Manang Aid-post 

Thorang Phedi 

Pheriche Aid-post 

EBC Clinic 

 Total Patient

360 

45

471 

300 

 Nepali

255 

16 

301 

159 

 Foreigner

105 

29 

170 

134 

 Helicopter Evacuation

27 

 Home Visit

30 

 AMS Talk Attendees

1800 

596 


The Aid-posts are closed for Summer Season and will be open in the Fall Season 2008. EBC clinic will only be open next Spring Season 2009.

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Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal

Dhobichaur, Lazimpat (North Gate of the Royal Palace)
P.O. Box No. 4944,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4440292 / 4440293
Fax: +977-1-4411956
E-mail : hra@mail.com.np

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