September 7, 2022

The Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal recently conducted a Temporary Heath Camp at Gosainkunda during Janai Purnima festival. Seven members health professionals medical team left to Dhunche on 5th August, 2022. The team had interactions with the officials in different Government offices at Dhunche. Next day, the Medical Team trekked up towards Gosainkunda. On the way to Gosainkunda, the team had spent couple of nights in different altitude to acclimatize. All the medications and supplies were carried up. The medical team had helped several pilgrims along the way. As soon as the team reached Gosainkunda, the health camp was set up quickly and started seeing the patients. The health camp carried out until the afternoon of 12th August, 2022. The health camp treated 449 patients in total. Following is the break down of the cases seen at Gosainkunda health camp 2022:

Altitude Illness - 193

Respiratory Illness - 35

GI Illness - 38

MSK Skeleton- 66

Traveller's Diarrhoea - 24

Hypothermia - 3

Dermatology - 3

Non-specific - 87

We are very grateful to the Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal (MMSN) for their support always.