Like many of my colleagues from dental school that pursued a career in medicine, I found treating patients in my native Sweden who enjoy superb access to dental and medical health care less than fulfilling. I contacted several international organizations offering humanitarian dental care to much less fortunate people and that initially took me to…read more
For the first several years of The Himalayan Health Project’s efforts to bring urgently needed basic medical care to the people of Ladakh, we took large teams of dentists, ophthalmologists and women’s health care specialists to some of the most remote locations in the Himalayas. These first medical expeditions were extremely beneficial, but not sustainable…read more
Building upon the progress made on previous medical missions to the remote Nubra Valley of Ladakh,
Brief Description about Digger/Tangya/Khemma These villages are situated on the eastern side of the Nubra Valley, which is located 80 km from the Headquarter of Nubra. These villages are some of the most difficult locations in terms of accessibility and the harsh climate as it is located at altitude ranging from 15000-16500 ft above sea…read more
A major fund raising event will be held March 8th at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore to mark the 100th International Women’s Day. We are extremely honored and grateful that The Himalayan Women’s Health Project has been designated as the recipient of all proceeds raised during the event. Dr Chua Yang and Dr Myra…read more
There was a heavy snowfall over last few days and the whole valley was laden in white blanket of snow. Everything around was serene and beautiful. But it has created a bit of nuisance over the road as it has become slippery due to melting snow, which in turn got frozen into a sheet of…read more
Day 1: 28/11/2010 1:29pm:
November 20th, 2010 Time:-9:08 am We were ready for Hunder Dok with our bags are pack and shoes lace are tied, set out from Home Cum Office, SDH Disket Nubra.
Dr Ramesh Murthy in his office at the Axis Eye Foundation in Hyderabad with Mrs. Zenab Khatoon and her daughter Imrahim Hajmi as well as Mr Tashi Norboo and his daughter Rinchen Dolma
The goals achieved by the Himalayan Dental Project during 2010 would not have been possible without the generosity and dedication of the following dentists and donors who shared their skills and contributions for the welfare of the good people of Ladakh.