Since opening last year, the new leprosy ward at Green Pastures Hospital has transformed the treatment and care of leprosy patients in western Nepal. The Eileen and Betty Centre is a...

A new facility to support the rehabilitation of leprosy patients has opened at Green Pastures Hospital, thanks to the generosity of INF/UK supporters. Adjoining the Eileen and Betty Centre, this outdoor...

INF will feature as the BBC Radio 4 charity appeal of the week on Sunday 18th February. Our appeal will be presented by Anne Wafula Strike (pictured above), a Paralympian and...

EKFS produced a video about the international health award won by INF Nepal and read more about award-winners Dorothy and Tham Bahadur. Dorothy Das [caption id="attachment_8748" align="alignright" width="300"] Dorothy Das (© EKFS/Simone...

INF Nepal has been awarded a prestigious international health award for its work on leprosy. The Else Kröner Fresenius Award for Development Cooperation in Medicine has been awarded to INF Nepal’s...

Leprosy has been a key pillar of INF’s healthcare services in Nepal since its inception in the 1950s. INF Nepal’s Shining Hospital in Banke district is an important location for this...

Wheels for Nepal took place at Green Pastures Hospital earlier this month (5-9 June 2023). In total, 155 people with disabilities received wheelchairs. Thank you to all our supporters who helped...

Over 100 people with disabilities have received rehabilitation in the first six months of INF Nepal's new three year Access and Inclusion Project. This includes counselling, physiotherapy and occupational therapy,...

Wheels for Nepal is a five-day camp at Green Pastures Hospital that will provide 165 wheelchairs for people with disabilities living across western Nepal, helping them to regain their independence...

Sarwagin Sewa Samaj (SSS) is a small church-based ministry led by volunteers, serving the poorest patients and their carers at Bheri Zonal Hospital. The poorest struggle to afford treatment fees, and...

Hikmat, aged 24, used to work as a minibus assistant in Surkhet. Last year he was in a minibus accident and both his legs were fractured. He was immediately taken...

Sabina is aged 24 and lives in Bardiya district. Although she was receiving treatment for leprosy, her husband left her so she moved back to her parents’ house with her...

Mike Smith, an ear surgeon who has been connected to INF since the 1980s and spent 17 years in Nepal, has been awarded an OBE in the King’s New Year...

As INF celebrates its 70th anniversary, we want to say THANK YOU for everything you have done to contribute towards INF's seven decades of service in Nepal. On 17th November 1952,...

INF Nepal’s new project to run medical camps for people with disabilities in remote districts has made some important progress over recent months. The Community Medical Outreach project will impact...

Green Pastures Hospital continues to develop its services for Nepali people. Last year an Acute Trauma Care service was created to prevent disabilities with swift and effective treatment for injuries. Sushila,...

INF/UK supporters donate about a third of the international support for patients who are unable to afford their treatment at Green Pastures Hospital (GPH). This helps patients with disabilities, including spinal...

INF Nepal’s Green Pastures Hospital (GPH) in Pokhara continues to provide high-quality treatment and rehabilitation to reduce disability caused by leprosy in western Nepal. Yamuna was diagnosed with leprosy at GPH....

Living with a disability is especially difficult for people in Nepal’s remote communities. INF Nepal’s new Community Medical Outreach project is improving the access to proper diagnosis, treatment, and referrals...

Thanks to INF/UK supporters, more women suffering from incontinence caused by an obstetric fistula (caused by complications during childbirth) are discovering life-changing treatment at INF Nepal’s Fistula Centre in Surkhet. Kumari...

To mark the WHO’s World Hearing Day 2021, here is an extract from our latest Today in Nepal magazine, where ear surgeon Mike Smith gave an update on what the...

During the Covid-19 pandemic, a call from the telehealth service run by Green Pastures Hospital to check up on former patients identified that Durga was suffering at home with a...

Shasha, aged 3 from Gorkha district, cut her legs while playing. Her parents tried to help heal her wounds with local herbs but she then developed blisters all over her...

Healthcare is one of the main sectors that has had to make significant changes since the coronavirus pandemic first reached Nepal in March. Our partners in Nepal have made many adaptations...

For disabled people in Nepal today, rejection and exclusion can be an everyday reality. They live with discrimination, lack of opportunity and are often viewed as being cursed. This results in drastically...

Bauddha lives in the Morang district of eastern Nepal and was referred to INF Nepal’s Green Pastures Hospital in Pokhara after a fall which damaged his neck and spine. Paralysed from...

Khagisara lost her parents when she was just two. Brought up by her siblings in a remote village in Dailekh district, she was forced to marry aged 13. Her husband...

Since its opening in June 2018, INF’s Fistula Centre in Surkhet has helped many women in desperate need of life-changing surgery to restore their dignity and hope. An obstetric fistula is...

Having injured his spine while working in India, Bhakta returned to Nepal after a brief stay in hospital, with no rehabilitation, support or advice. He recalls those early days as worse...

Christmas appeal to help mothers and babies. We’ve launched our Christmas 2019 appeal to help mums-to-be and their babies in some of Nepal’s most underdeveloped communities. Although Nepal as a...

For many families in neighbouring communities it takes several hours to walk to Shreenathkot’s health post. Soon they will have properly built outposts in their villages...

Last week (19 to 25 May), as part of a series of outreach camps for women with gynaecological problems, INF ran a seven-day camp for 256 women in the Karnali...

Green Pastures Hospital offers diabetes care for Nepalis Diabetes is a fairly new condition in Nepal. Many parts of western Nepal remain remote and sparsely populated. But the...

Training, awareness and treatment at outreach camps for leprosy Camps reach nearly 500 Nepalis at risk of leprosy From 7 to 11 April 2019 nearly 500 men, women and children...

Over the next week (7 to 11 April) INF’s Shining Hospital in the Nepali district of Surkhet is hosting two outreach camps designed to detect and treat...

Our 10-day camp for people with cerebral palsy is currently taking place at INF’s Green Pastures Hospital in Pokhara. For the first time ever, thanks to support from...

A big thank you to all supporters who donated to the appeal – you gave a total of £54,008 - we felt genuinely humbled by this amazing response...

Fistula Centre Moves from Dream to Reality. A long awaited dream has finally been realised with the official opening of the fistula centre in Surkhet, mid west Nepal, over the...

The first signs The Nepali Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has classed the storm, which swept across the Bara and Parsa districts on 31 March, as a tornado – the...

The practice of banishing menstruating women to a cowshed or small mud hut. Imagine, once a month, being turned out of the family home and sent to live in a...

Palliative Care in Nepal changes lives Bilhana is 70 years old and came to Green Pastures last year. She had suffered from cancer on her gallbladder for the last seven...