Dr. Shankar Rai Praises CMES

Kirtipur Hospital in Nepal is situated on the upper slopes of the southern Kathmandu Valley with a mesmerizing view of the Himalayan Mountains from the walkways. The hospital, part of Phect-Nepal, had been operating since 12 April 2006 as a 15-bed outreach hospital of phect-NEPAL/KMH with a special focus on maternity services. Recently it has been upgraded to a 100-bed hospital with additional specialized services. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services and outpatient department.

One of the specialized services is the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery headed by Dr. Shankar Rai. Many of you know him as a world leader in innovative surgery techniques. The hospital offers Burn and Plastic Surgery, Nepal Cleft and Burn Center, Acute Burn Care, Nepal Skin Bank, and Wound Clinic.

Dr. Shankar is an original supporter for CMES and even with his years of experience and expert knowledge…had this to say:

I really appreciate your kind help for the improvement of our emergency medical service in Nepal. I have personally used your system and have found useful material for my own education on hand injuries.”

Thank you, Dr. Shankar, for your support.

 

 

Kunde Hospital Gets a Slice of CMES-Pi

Dr. Manoj Thomas and Dr. Yan Li helped Dr. Mingma Sherpa install CMES-Pi at Kunde Hospital. Kunde Hospital is located in the village of Kunde, Nepal. It serves 8,000 people from the northeastern Khumbu District. The hospital was originally founded by Sir Edmund Hillary; supported by The Himalayan Trust until 1976; and is now funded by the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation.

Changing the World One CMES at a Time

Greetings CMES Users,

This blog is your educational arena. Tell us about yourselves, where you work, the challenges you face in your practice and how CMES is helping you meet your education objectives.

Share an interesting case and how you managed your patient’s care. Comment on a CMES article. Do you agree or disagree with the information?

We want to get to know each of you.  Send a picture of yourself or where you live to share with your colleagues and we will post it here on the blog.

Although I have met many of you I will start the introductions. I am Dr. Debra Stoner, a board certified emergency medicine doctor living in Pennsylvania, USA. I retired a few years ago but I listen to my cme monthly to stay up-to-date because I volunteer in several countries. I started working on CMES over one year ago and am inspired by every doctor I meet.

 

Remember…each one of you makes a difference to each life you touch.