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Manang Dental Camp Report

Organizer: District Health Office, Manang

Manang Dental Camp Report

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Main Officials of the programme:
  • Mr. Maheshwor Shrestha, District Health Officer, Manang
  • Dr. Milan K.C., Medical Officer, Manang District Hospital, Manang
  • Mr. Raj B. Shrestha, Managing Director, Araniko Dental Hospital, Thimi
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Post Name Duty
Camp Coordinator Mr. Raj B. Shrestha Camp Management
Dental Surgeon Dr. Raj Kumar Giri Dental Check-up & Tooth Extraction
Assistant in Doctor Ms. Reshma Shrestha BDS Final Year Student Scaling & Filling by Rotation
Assistant in Doctor Ms. Shristi Sapkota BDS Final Year Student Scaling & Filling by Rotation
Chair side Assistant Nurse/Sister of District Hospital,
Volunteers of Nepal Red Cross Society,
Health Workers of Health Post
To assist the Doctor in Extraction,
Filling & Scaling procedures


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Dental Equipment & Instruments managed by Araniko Dental Hospital:


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number

Ultrasonic Scaler Unit

1

High Speed Hand Piece with Air Motor Unit

1

Portable Air Compressor Machine

1

Portable Vacuum Suction Machine

1

Filling Instruments sets

10

Forceps, Elevator, Cryer sets

20

Oral Examination sets

50

Portable Chair for patient cure

2



Description of Journey: (Kathmandu to Manang)


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Date Departure from Arrival to Means Activities
23nd October 2009 Gongabu Bus Park, KTM
(15:30 PM)
Besisahar, Lamjung
(19:00 PM)
Micro Bus

Staying in Hotel, Besisahar

24th October 2009 Besisahar, Lamjung
(12:00 NOON)
Chhahare, Lamjung
(14:30 PM)
Jeep (Van)

Departure for Chhahare by Van
(2 and half our journey)

24th October 2009 Chhahare, Lamjung
(15:00 PM)
Jagat, Lamjung
(19:00 PM)
On foot

Staying in a Hotel after 4 hours journey

25th October 2009 Jagat, Lamjung
(06:00 AM)
Dharapani, Manang
(16:00 PM)
On foot

Staying in Guest House, Dharapani
after 10 hours journey

26th - 27th October 2009 - - -

2 days Dental Camp in Prakash Jyoti Higher Sec. School, Thoche

27th October 2009 Dharapani, Manang
(17:00 PM)
Danaque, Manang
(20:00 PM)
On foot

Staying in Hotel, Danaque after 3 hours journey

28th October 2009 Danaque, Manang
(06:00 AM)
Chame, Manang (13:00 PM) On foot

Arrived Chame, Manang after 7 hours journey and Camp started same day at 15:00

28th - 30th October 2009 - - -

3 days Dental Camp in District Hospital, Chame, Manang

31st October 2009 Chame, Manang
(11:30 AM)
Humde, Manang
(19:00 PM)
On foot

Staying at Hotel, Humde after 7 and half hours journey

1st - 2nd November 2009 - - -

2 days Dental Camp in Humde, Manang

3rd November 2009 Humde, Manang
(08:45 AM)
Pokhara
(09:05 AM)
Air

Refreshment in Hotel, Pokhara

3rd November 2009 Pokhara
(14:00 PM)
Kathmandu
(20:00 PM)
Micro Bus

Arrived to home town



Dental Camp Activities:


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1st Dental Camp: Thoche, Manang

Date Place Total Patient Tooth Extraction Filling Scaling

26th - 27th October 2009

Shree Prakash Jyoti Higher Secondary School, Thoche, Manang

155 83 37 32


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2nd Dental Camp: Chame, Manang

Date Place Total Patient Tooth Extraction Filling Scaling

28th - 30th October 2009

District Hospital Manang, Chame

202 105 42 38


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3nd Dental Camp: Humde, Manang

Date Place Total Patient Tooth Extraction Filling Scaling

28th - 30th October 2009

Humde Airport Terminal Building, Humde

20 15 2 -


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Place Total Patient Extraction Filling Scaling Remarks
Thoche 155 83 37 32
Chame 202 105 42 38
Humde* 20 15 2 -
Total

327

203

81

70


* Patients in Humde Camp were very less, because a Tibetan school in Humde already conducted a 10 days dental camp in technical collaboration with German dentists.


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Acknowledgment

CAPP wishes to thank Mr. Raj B. Shrestha, Managing Director, Araniko Dental Hospital, Thimi, for the above report and pictures.




Sponsor:
  • District Development Committee, Manang
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), Manang
  • Hotel Association of Manang
  • Nepal Red Cross Society, Manang

Technical Assistant: Araniko Dental Hospital, Thimi, Bhaktapur

 

Link to: ART explanation

Last updated by Gisela Ladda Tayanin