Sanjiv is 12 years old and lives in the village Sunlan in Solu district. He had eye pain and irritation for 2 years and his eyesight was decreasing. After consulting with the eye doctors of the specialized Tilganga eye hospital the conclusion was the problems where caused by a allergy and had to be treated with antibiotics as it had infected the eyes as well. After the infection was over he had to wear a glass with a specific non power glass to protect his eyes more. Also he got drops to keep the flier level of his eyes up to level and avoid the irritations to start. We gave him this last mentioned medicine for a whole year and gave all instructions together with the pharmacist.
Juna Khadka is 43 years old and comes from Sundupalchok district. A lady who is having a small tea shop next to the hospital informed us about her case. She let us know Juna Gad no husband or other relatives left in her family beside her little boy. She had cancer 9 years ago and undertook surgery for it. The surgeon took out a part of her womb. Now she’s had pain in her belly for a few weeks and the last days it had been drastically incredible as her worries did. We decided to call her to come to Kathmandu and did her checkup. After a blood test, chest x-ray, urinr test, two times ultrasound and video x-ray. The conclusion was no servere problem. At first there was a thought of a infected appendix but after further practical tests this was also excluded. Eventually they found on the x-rays thT her liver was expanded and irritated. They gave antibiotics threw a drip and a emulsion to give her a bit more strength. After the second day in the hospital she was could stay with her relative from the small tea shop and got a final checkup after 3 days.
On our way back from Solu district we could take 5 persons with health issues. They all neded checkup in Kathmandu hospital. One childs father had to join to take care of his little son. We could arrange a jeep to go all together to kathmandu where they stayed in a simple Nepalese hotel. The group consisted of: Naura
Yauna Niraula - 10 years
7 years of eye problems and did 2 years ago checkup but without improvement. She had a burning pain in her eyes mostly left and also her sight on the left eye was affected.
Sanjiv Niraula - 12 years
2 years of eye problems. He had also a burning pain in his eyes that where most of the time red and his sights wasn’t good.
Indra Prasad Niraula - 47 years
Father of Yauna Niraula and had a eye sight problems and because of this had frequently head pain. He had checkup on his sight and needed a glass.
Rom Kumari Basnet (45)
Rom Kumari has a swelling on the back of her shoulder, feels weak and sometimes sick. She is very worried as most of the villagers tell her this must be cancer.
Sugam Niraula (5)
The little boy Sugan his two fingers are attached since birth. “He likes to have a hand like other children” as he describes in his own words to us. We consulted with the hospital and we where informed this was only possible in Kathmandu.