• Camps 18.08.2016 No Comments

    Terai hospital, Simara in joint venture with NEPTA organized the physiotherapy awareness camp on 14th August 2016.  Starting from 7 am to 3 pm, the event delivered services to 637 people directly from 10 qualified physiotherapists.

    NEPTA acknowledge the local organizers for their intitation to promote  physiotherapy in local environs. Also wholehearted thanks to the following  participating physiotherapist from Simara, Kathmandu, Chitwan and Sarlahai.

    Shamed Katila , Suraj bhusal , Jeetendra Gurung , Surendra prajapati  , Binod subarnakar , Shankhar Darnall , Saugat shrestha, Jeetendra Singh , Nawaraj timalsina and Suraj gautam

    Here are some moments captured during the camps

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  • Camps 31.03.2016 No Comments

    Kindly access the report of an Outreach Camp Organized by NEPTA in local partnership

    Narrative report on Nepal Physiotherapy Association Camp-PATAN

  • Nepal Physiotherapy Association and Rotary Club Patan is going to organize an outreach camp near to Patan Durbar Square on this Saturday(26-03-2016). NEPTA call physiotherapists for the volunteer support for this program. Outreach events are one of the important means of service delivery and awareness raising in setting like Nepal. Therefore, NEPTA shall definitely award an experience certificate of participation in this event. Kindly access the flyer of this event from here under link,

    Call for volunteers Patan camp- NEPTA website

    Interested candidate are requested to inbox on the NEPTA facebook page with their contact number.

  • 1. Background

    NEPTA has been organizing physiotherapy camps in different locations. The aims of these events are to improve the awareness of general public and to improve liaison with locally active organizations so that profile of physiotherapy is uplifted. Following the same practice, NEPTA organized the camp on 21st March 2015 in Sunakothi, Lalitpur. Though Sunakothi is within the Kathmandu Valley, it lies on the outskirts of the distirct. Hence, the target of the camp was to reach out to the populations which do not avail to physiotherapy services easily.

    1. Approaches adopted

      2.1 Partnership:

    NEPTA adopted a partnership approach with local Champapur Jaycees Group , Sunakothi, Lalitpur. The local partner was responsible for managing logistics/venue and disseminating the information about the camp into their network.  The Shree Krishna Mandir in Sunakothi provided the venue for the camp.

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    2.2 Participation:

    NEPTA requested volunteer contributions from executives, general members and students of Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences. The names of participating physiotherapists  are:

    Sumana Baidya

    Laxman Adhikhari

    Nripendra Karn

    Subarna Thapa

    Prayoush Neupane

    Ganga Shakya

    Sanjit Khadka

    Samita Maharjan

    Radhika Shresth

    Mukesh Pokhrel

    Lava Mulguthi

    Shreejana Gautam

    Dipendra Thakur

    Anupam Bhattrai

    Soniya Maharjan

    Shree Krishna Shilpakar

     

    NEPTA appreciates the participation of physiotherapists and their effort to make this camp a grand success. NEPTA also would like to extend its sincere gratitude to Mr.Milan Thapa, program co-ordinator from Champapur Jaycees for their wonderful coordination and support for the camp.

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    2.3 Service delivery:

    165 people were benefitted by the camp. Out of total, 71 were male and 94 were female. Mostly the people having the age group 30-82 attended the camp for service. Common problems identified on them were back pain (55), neck pain (10), knee pain (27), wrist pathology (7), calf pain (7) and multiple joint pains (37). There were few cases of nerve related problem (13), dyspnea related problems (6) urinary incontinence (2) and post fracture stiffness (1).

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    2.4 Coordination /Supervision:

    NEPTA executive Sumana Baidya coordinated the planning and organization of camp. At the local level, Milan Thapa, Program coordinator, Champapur Jaycees and his team owned the camp.