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The well-being in Nepal

There was civil war in Nepal from 1996 to 2006 AD. During this 10 years period Nepal health condition was dropped down to critical level.

The 1996-2006 conflict in Nepal had a negative impact on health in the country. The violence was especially harmful to the health of women and children.

Medical staff’s ability to work was also greatly impeded during the conflict, further harming the health of Nepalis. Staff was killed or arrested and hospitals were incapacitated. The violence forced many health workers to leave their jobs

This leads to many psychological problems like Anxiety, Post traumatic stress disorder, depression, sleep problems and dissociative disorders.

Many women became single (widow), many children became orphan and many parents lost their children who are their only strength. Many people became homeless.  Many children, many single people and old people came to street for begging, many went to the temple. Some of them did suicide.

Many people became physically disable. Some lost their legs, some lost their hands, some lost their eye sight, and some have hearing problems. Many victimized people are still living with flecks of bullets.

Due to poor hygiene, poor sanitation, lack of nutrition and unsafe drinking water there are many problems arising day by day. Many children are suffering from blood cancer, and other solid organ cancer.

Arsenic is found on underground water of many places of Nepal. Especially in Terai. Exposure Arsenic cause cancer related to skin, lung, liver, and kidney cancer among others. Beside that Arsenic get deposited in brain tissue and cause encephalopathy.

There is no proper toilet in many villages. They used to discrete waste anywhere, near bank of river, water stream or ponds. Then they use the same water for drinking, cooking, washing and for other daily purpose.

In many villages of Nepal there is no good supply of drinking water. They have to go 3-4 hours to carry water. So they use very little water to clean vegetables, foods and use little water after using toilets. This also causes many health problems like Diarrhea, typhoid fever, hepatitis and many more.

Yearly many people on remote areas died due to viral fever, diarrhea, typhoid and others. Lack of Safe drinking water, nutritious food, proper medication and transportation takes their life.

There are many non-communicable diseases in rural areas of Nepal like High blood pressure, renal problem, cardiac problem, diabetes, eye problem, and many more. This may be due to their food habits and due to lack of education. For example Tharu people used to eat more salt. So many people of tharu community suffer from high BP, latter they develop heart and kidney problem due to high BP.

There are many children who die suddenly. There is no culture of regular health checkup in Nepalese community.  Many children may have congenital problems like congenital heart disease. Screening is needed for such condition. Thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia are there in community which need to be addressed.

NEST on Health

Till date all government projects and Non-government projects focus on curative part. Some of them focus on primordial, some on preventive and some on rehabilitative.

There is no such organization working on all the aspect of health.. So we will focus on all entities: Awareness, Prevention & Curative  


We will focus on health education in community including newborn child and maternal health education.
We will teach them about non-communicable and communicable disease.
Giving knowledge to people about food and vegetables. Give them idea to grow nutritious vegetables in their own garden and proper use.
For this we will give trainings to our volunteers and mobilize them to community.

Awareness about sexually transmitted diseases. Awareness about personal hygiene.
Giving idea to keep their village and community clean. First aids education.
Educating community people to do basic primary care of wound and trauma.


In this field we will focus on safe drinking water, proper hygiene, and sanitation and sewage management. We will teach Water treatment techniques, techniques to keep water sources clean, proper use of toilets, and drain management in community. Prevention and life style modification for non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, Prevention of Malnutrition.


Multiple small centers, with pharmacy 15 beds with operation room where doctor can perform caesarian section ( to delivery of baby on emergency situation), wound and trauma management.

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