GlobeMed at Tufts partner organization, Nyaya Health (www.nyayahealth.org), is an international NGO founded by Yale medical students in 2008 to improve access to health care in the remote, rural Achham district in Far West Nepal. Nyaya Health’s mission is to realize the right to health care by delivering transparent, data-driven health care for Nepal’s rural poor. Today, in partnership with the government, Nyaya operates out of Bayalpata Hospital in Achham to provide free, community-based care. They employ Community Health Workers andCommunity Health Worker Leaders to reach community members in 9 counties in Achham.
Nyaya Health has entered the Chase Community Giving contest, and we need your votes to win the $250,000 grand prize to expand our work to 5 clinics in rural Nepal. Expansion to these clinics will strengthen the Community Health Worker Program by increasing access to care. Please vote at http://bit.ly/votefornepal, and SHARE this image telling your friends why you are voting to make progress possible in Nepal.