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Strengthening Oncology Services in Nepal


With logistics and administrative support from BNMT, Royal Marsden Hospital UK sponsored six oncologists from Nepal to obtain a fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital/Institute of Cancer Research UK. This fellowship includes a three month exchange visit to the Royal Marsden Hospital, UK to understand the latest advances in technology and treatment for oncology care and to exchange expertise with UK consultants and healthcare teams.

Through this fellowship the oncologists will adopt advances in the field appropriate to Nepal, advocate for new technological applications and support improvements in holistic, patient-centric cancer care.

The Royal Marsden hospital will also strengthen Bir Hospital and Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital through support to oncologists in capacity building, strengthening the palliative care section and support in medical equipment.

Oncologists from Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital and Bir Hospital, Dr. Ujjwal Chalise, Dr. Sanjay Thakur, Dr. Bishal Poudel, Dr. Navin Bajracharya, Prof. Dr. Bishnu Dutta Paudel and Prof. Dr. Pratibha Rokka obtained the fellowship program.


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