HRA Aid-posts at Manang (3500 m.), Pheriche (4200 m.) and Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic (5300 m.)  are successfully completed for the Spring 2014 Season. These aid-posts have been providing medical services and rescue assistance to the trekkers, porters, guides and local people of the Annapurna and Khumbu region since last 40 years. Likewise, EBC Medical Clinic also has been providing health facilities to the mountaineers/climbers and their Nepali support staff since last 12 years. Pheriche and Manang both aid posts were closed on third week of May. This year EBC clinic was closed a month earlier due to the avalanche at Khumbu Icefall on 18th April, 2014, where 16 Sherpas lost their lives & all the expedition company cancelled their expedition.

Doctors volunteered at Manang aid-post:
1.    Dr. Michael Chitseng Wu, USA
2.    Dr. Frith Anne Dollimore, New Zealand
3.    Dr. Tatiana Havryliuk, USA
Doctors volunteered at Pheriche aid-post:
1.    Dr. Aishling Marguerite Jaques, UK
2.    Dr. Edith e/v van Amelsfoort Kortekaas,  Netherlands
3.    Dr. Jeroen Johannes Cornelis van Amelsfoort, Netherlands
Doctors volunteered at EBC Medical Clinic:
1.    Dr. Eric Johnson, MD, USA
2.    Dr. Brian Dale Gee, USA
3.    Dr. Suzanne Helen Mary Stokes, British
4.    Dr. Pranawa Koirala, Nepal
5.    Dr. Sanjeeba Sudarsan Bhandari, Nepal

Given below are the brief statistics of Medical Services provided from the Aid-posts and EBC Medical Clinic during Spring season -2014:

Spring Season 2014  Manang Aid-post Pheriche Aid-post EBC (Data yet to come)
 Nepali Patients 455 327  
 Foreigners 84 197  
 Total Patients 539 524  
 Helicopter Evacuation 2 15  
 Home Visit 9 1  
 AMS Talk Attendees 1245 626  


Aid-posts are closed for summer season and will be open in Fall season 2014. EBC medical clinic will only be open next Spring Season 2015.


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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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