Certificate of thanks

When our Chair, Carmel, visited Nepal recently, together with some of our supporters, the Kanti Children’s Hospital presented her with a certificate, thanking So the Child May Live for its support over the years which has enabled the staff there to continue to provide medical services to children in one of the world’s poorest countries.

Kanti: Triage training

STCML has funded another round of training for the medical staff at Kanti Children’s Hospital on the use of triage, the way to separate patients when they arrive at the Accident and Emergency Department, so that the most urgent cases are seen first. The training is expected to last about two weeks.

Kanti Blood Bank

Over two years ago we supported the Kanti Children’s Hospital in setting up a Blood Bank. This has made a huge difference for those sick or badly injured children who need blood supplies. We paid for the training of staff and the wages of nurses to work there. Having their own blood bank saves money […]

Cancer training

Over the past year special training has been held at Kanti Children’s Hospital and other sites around Nepal, together with the organisation called Together Against Childhood Cancer, with which we work closely. It is very important to raise awareness of cancer amongst children and families and ensure that treatment is given quickly. Also vital is […]

Child protection training

On 23 May 2022, Child Protection Recognition and Response training took place at Dhulikhel Hospital, Nepal, supported by So the Child May Live and Health Exchange Nepal. Organised by the Nepal Paediatric Society and Paediatric Nursing Association Nepal, it was part of an on-going programme of training based on clinical practice in the UK which […]

New Director of Kanti

STCML welcomes the new Director of Kanti Children’s hospital in Kathmandu. Dr. Yuba Nidhi Basaula has assumed the role of director of Kanti since the 16th February 2022. He completed his MD (Paediatrics) from NAMS, Kanti Children’s Hospital in 2012, hence he is very well versed with the hospital.  He was Chief Consultant Pediatrician at Bharatpur Hospital, […]

COVID training provided

The special training for staff at the Kanti Children’s Hospital on the treatment of patients with Covid-19 has now taken place, after we were able to send them the money to cover it.  The training was done not only for the doctors and nurses, but also for the hospital cleaners and other support staff.  It […]

Jenni Pizer – Nepal visit

Trustee Jenni Pizer had the immense privilege of visiting Bhimkhori Health Centre this week. The staff are immensely grateful for the support given by So the Child May Live with equipment and sustainable electricity. The centre is the main medical facility for many villages covering a vast area. The following photographs show just what your support achieved. […]

COVID at Kanti

We are not the only country having to deal with Covid.  The virus is running riot throughout Nepal, including in Kanti Children’s Hospital where several of the staff and patients have been affected.We have just sent money to the hospital to enable them to train staff in ways of dealing with the pandemic, and also […]

New battery for Bhimkhori Health Centre

When So the Child May Live heard from their dear friend Binay Lama that Bhimkhori Health Centre had no electricity because of a malfunctioning battery connecting their solar power, they stepped in to provide a new one. Reliable and continuous power is essential so that they can store vital vaccines like Covid, Rabies and childhood […]