HRA Medical Team to Gosaikunda – August 2005

Keeping in view about the health of pilgrims, the HRA Medical Team (Volunteer Doctors, Medical Assistant and Support Staff) has already proceeded to Gosaikunda. Gosaikunda festival is celebrated once in a year during Janaipurnima which falls on August 19, 2005 for this year. In this day thousands of devotees go up to Gosaikunda to take dip in to the lake.

The kunda is situated 4380 m. in height, the people may suffer from Mountain Sickness  and other health hazards during their visits. HRA has been organizing temporary health clinic to provide medical facility to the pilgrims for the last 9 years.

Likewise HRA organized a lecture programme for the people of Bhaktapur and Madhyapur Thimi on August 10, 2005 to provide them information about altitude  sickness. 70 people from Bhaktapur and 35  from Madhyapur Thimi participated in the programme.

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