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While we all grumble at the inconvenience of self-isolation and social distancing, take a moment to appreciate that we live an affluent country that allows us to isolate. Spare a thought for the multitudes in developing countries who are about to be hit with a tsunami...
March 6th 2020 The theme for this year’s INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY is EQUAL for EQUAL. Sadly, in most parts of the world women are not equal. This is particularly so in developing countries like Nepal. And this inequality is most harshly exposed with their suffering...
I’ve been astounded by messages of support from the people of Nepal. Those in Nepal who have access to email have contacted me asking if there’s anything they can do to help our country following the catastrophic bushfires. Their messages remind me of the...
December 2019 Hello, I am currently writing this on my flight home from Nepal. My name is Verity. I am an Australian nursing student and an aspiring doctor. I was privileged enough to receive a scholarship from the Australians for Women's Health Team (A4WH), to travel...
A BRITISH GOVERNMENT AID ORGANISATION HAS ASKED TO JOIN FORCES WITH A4WH FOR THE NEXT GENITAL PROLAPSE TREATMENT CAMP (MARCH 2018).
The organisation (RAP 3 Connect) approached Dr Ray and his team during his recent visit to Nepal. RAP 3 Connect is a well-respected UK Aid Organisation that promotes empowerment of women in rural and remote areas of Nepal. (More info:...
Nine out of ten Australians donate to charities however the majority of donors are unaware of exactly where their money is going. Almost half of donations to some popular charities are spent on fundraising. 89% of Australians are approached by at least one charity...
Preliminary work has commenced on the site where the A4WH Mothers and Babies Hospital will be constructed in Dolakha. Destruction of the existing hospital building building has commenced. This building was badly damaged during the 2015 earthquakes. The new Mothers and...
THE NEPAL DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF HEALTH July 1 2016 The Nepal Department of Health is grateful to Australians for Women’s Health for the exceptional work it has provided to the underprivileged women of Nepal. A4WH has performed many life-changing operations on these...
DECEMBER 2015 A4WH is delighted to announce that we will soon be building a Mothers and Babies Hospital in Charikot, Nepal.The hospital will be constructed on the site where medical teams have been working in tents following the devastating earthquakes earlier this...
A4WH has now selected the site of the hospital it will construct in Nepal. During the December camp Dr Hodgson inspected several potential sites in rural and remote Nepal for the hospital to determine the area of greatest need. The hospital will be constructed in the...
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A4WH is an Australian charitable trust. It was founded in 2010 by Gynaecologist Obstetrician, Dr Ray Hodgson. The objective of A4WH is to improve the appalling state of women’s health in Nepal.
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