Brief Report of Fall Season – 2017

HRA Aid-posts at Manang (3550 m.) and Pheriche (4250 m.) for the Fall Season 2017 are completed. The HRA has been providing medical services and rescue assistance to local people, trekkers and mountaineers and their support staff including porters and guides from the Aid-posts since its inception. HRA has also been providing AMS talk to the trekkers from both aid-posts.

Dr. Victoria Pamela Gates, New Zealand, Dr. Andrew Gerald Mahon, British and Ms. Ellie Buchan, British volunteered  at Manang Aid-post.

Dr. Molly Hutsinpiller, USA and Dr. Sonia Elise Mariano, USA volunteered  at Pheriche Aid-post.

Given below are the brief statistics of Medical Service provided from the Aid-post during Fall season -2017:

Fall Season 2010                     Manang Aid-post       Pheriche Aid-post      

Nepali Patients                                                        338                              290                                         

Foreigners                                                                211                              258                                         

Total Patients                                                          549                              548     

Helicopter Evacuations                                           10                                15                                           

Home Visit                                                                   15                                1                                             

AMS Talk Attendees                                               1321                            547                                                                 

Aid-posts are closed for winter season and will open in Spring season 2018.  EBC medical clinic will also be open for Spring Season 2018.

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Dhobichaur, Lazimpat (North Gate of the Royal Palace)
P.O. Box No. 4944,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4440292 / 4440293
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