38 cases came through the Swinfen Telemedicine system this month. 8 Male, 6 Female and 24 Paediatric – 14 of which were sent from the Cancer Medical Centre in Iraq who only joined our service this month! Other cases came from Burkina Faso (Africa), Bangladesh, Nepal, Papua New Guinea and China.
Kind words from a referring doctor in Afghanistan who has been using the Swinfen service since 2015 and has sent 82 cases.
“I know how much you are kind! I hope more success to you and all system members. Actually, I am here to do my best for humanity, your support make me more able. I hope you always be healthy and I wish more success for all of you.”
Qinghai Red Cross Hospital is a community public hospital with around 1400 beds and 1200 medical staff. Specialist services available on site include all internal medicines and surgical specialties apart from Cardio-thoracic surgical services and general paediatric services. all diagnostic equipment is available with the exception of nuclear medicine scanning. They have most up-to-date drugs on site and there is a governmental source available for those that are unable to pay for their treatment.
“We villagers are very proud of you for your generous supports and efforts for rural community development in Nepal. Basic support that has been provided to the earthquake victims since last June is the great and very kind of you.
Reconstruction Authority of Nepal was formed in the beginning of 2016 and just started its work. In the first phase, it has collected detail information from 11 mostly effected districts and now collecting information in 3 districts of Kathmandu valley. It is focusing 14 districts at this moment.
In its policy guidelines and decisions, non-state actors are not allowed to construct individual house but allowed to construct public building, toilets (public and individual), drinking water and other basic infrastructure. It is not restricted for supplementary support to person while constructing house. We non-state actors may contribute material support to house and may fully support for toilet construction.
Now rainy season is about to start and people are busy on their farms. Comfortable time to our villagers for constructing house is after November. Hopefully, Reconstruction will be started to its activities in our district (Parbat) from that time”.
District Governance Expert
Swinfen Telemedicine held its annual reception at Drapers’ Hall, London on Monday 11th July 2016 in the presence of their Patron HRH the Princess Royal.
The reception was to thank their Consultants, Referring Doctors, Volunteers and Donors for all their hard work throughout the year.
To view the photos of the event click on Swinfen Reception July 2016, the link will take you to a secure web gallery that you can browse.