Water tank project completed - and opening ceremony celebrated!
While the availability of critical resources continues to be threatened, UMHT has decided to construct an oxygen generating plant on-site, at the hospital, to secure their oxygen supply.
The blockade has hit rural health care hard. For the past two years, Leona O’Keefe, an American volunteer family physician with the Samaritan’s Purse Post-Residency Program, has worked at the United Mission Hospital in the town of Tansen, more than a nine-hour jeep ride west of Kathmandu.
Despite Nepal being the second water-richest country in the world the infrastructure is not in place to capture it, with the vast majority flowing away down to India.
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