The Thrangu Clinic, 2 hours outside of Kathmandu, provides medical services to villagers who live nearby.
Villagers often walk 4 hours for treatment and pay a small registration fee. All other services are free.
- low-cost medicine
- essential preventative health information
A university-trained health care worker comes 3 times a week and a visiting doctor once a week. Trained monks
from the monastery do acupuncture and practice Tibetan medicine in a beautiful, new clinic, part of
The clinic provides simple treatments
These could become debilitating or fatal if left untreated.
- skin diseases
A pharmacy is on-site for the 3000 villagers and monks, which greatly improves their
lives. (They need more medicines to dispense.)
Global Dental Relief runs dental clinics twice yearly and supplied equipment that is kept at Namo Buddha permanently.
Kansai Medical University Hospital of Japan held an eye camp in 2012, serving 500 villagers and performing 60 operations.
Acupuncture needles are always needed!
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