HRA Aid-posts are now opened from second week of March, 2012 for the Spring Season 2012. HRA operates two Aid-posts at Manang (3500 m.) on the way to round Annapurna and other at Pheriche (4300 m.) close to Everest Base Camp. These aid-posts are saving the lives of trekkers, mountaineers, support staff, porters and local people by providing medical facilities & rescue assistance since last 39 years.

In this season, these Aid-posts will remain open till the end of May, 2012. Likewise, HRA has also regular conducted Medical Clinic at Everest Base Camp (EBC) since 2003. EBC clinic will be open from 2nd April till the end of May 2012.

Volunteer Doctors and HRA Staffs posted at Manang Aid-post:

  • 1. Dr. Kirsty Louise Mackintosh Watson, UK
  • 2. Nurse Ms. Claire Howarth, UK
  • 3. Dr. Eamon Bernard Staunton, UK
  • 4. Dr. John Barlow Tanner,  USA
  • 5. Dr. Sarah Michelle Emswiler Tanner, USA
  • 6. Mr. Gobinda Bashyal, HRA Staff
  • 7. Mrs. Indira Ojha, HRA Staff

Volunteer Doctors and HRA Staffs posted at Pheriche Aid-post:

  • 1. Dr. Magnus Fagerlind Johansson, Sweden
  • 2.  Dr. Rachel Beth Tullet, UK
  • 3. Dr. Maria Nemethy, USA
  • 4. Mr. Bhuwan Acharya, HRA Staff
  • 5. Mr. Arjun Banjade, HRA Staff
  • 6. Mr. Jit Bahadur Thapa Magar, HRA Staff

Volunteer Doctors and HRA staff posted at EBC Clinic are:

  • 1. Dr. Luanne Freer, USA (Co-ordinator)
  • 2. Dr. Rachel Anderson, British
  • 3. Dr. Jennifer Frances Laughton, British
  • 4. Dr. Ashish Lohani, Nepal
  • 5. Mr. Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa, HRA Staff

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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