Like in the previous years, HRA successfully run Pheriche and Manang Aid posts in the Fall 2006 season. Dr. Madeleine Martindale (USA) and Dr. Anne Perry (USA) served as volunteer doctors at Pheriche Aid post. Similarly, those making their contributions at Manang Aid post included Dr. Gunter Kittel (Austria) and Dr. Sven Christjar Skaiaa (Norway). The table below shows the brief statistics of medical services made available from the two permanent aid posts during Fall Season.

Fall 2006

Pheriche Aid-post

Manang Aid-post

Nepali Patients

185

207

Foreign Patients

175

73

Total Patients

360

280

Heli + Other Evacuations

18

5

Home Visit

1

13

AMS Talk Attendees

1100

0387


The Aid posts provided medical services and facilities to Nepali population living around there including guides, porters and foreign trekkers with the help of Volunteer Doctors and HRA staffs. The main objective of the HRA is to save the lives of the people in the Himalayas.

The Aid posts remain closed during the winter season. The Aid posts will be open during the upcoming Spring.

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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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