Home » »News Update» » VIN conducted free medical checkup in Kavresthali

VIN conducted free medical checkup in Kavresthali

VIN's health volunteer providing free medical checkup in Kavresthali

VIN's health volunteer providing free medical checkup in Kavresthali

Volunteers Initiative Nepal’s (VIN) medical team including VIN’s doctor and VIN’s health volunteers conducted free medical checkup in Kavresthali health post throughout November. The team under public health and medical care project had provided free medical services to 80 patients including all age groups. Among them 65 were of more than 5 years age group and 15 were of less than 5 years. Out of 80, 55 were female. Medical doctor provided free medical checkup and consultation and the volunteers who are involved in health volunteering contributed in taking vitals i.e. to keep record, dressing wound, and maintaining sterilization. All the services provided by the team were free of cost. The team worked for a day, Tuesday at health post.

Table 1 Number of patients with different health problems

Patients <5 years
Disease Total
Diarrhea 3
Fever 3
other 2

Patients >5 years

Disease Total
Pulmonary 20
Cardiovascular 6
Gastro-intestinal 15
Skin 10
Urogenital 2
Musculoskeletal 5
Oral 1
Eye 3
Other 1

As mentioned in table 1, 15 children less than 5 years are suffered from 3 types of health problems with 2 for common problems. Health problems were acute respiratory tract infection (7), diarrhea (3), and fever (3). Similarly, 65 people with more than 5 years of age are suffering from 9 problems with missing information about 1 person. Health problems were pulmonary (20), cardiovascular (6), Gastro intestinal (15), skin (10), urogenital (2), musculoskeletal (5), ENT (2), Oral (1), Eye (3) and other (1).

With the free medical checkup program provided by the volunteers involved in health volunteering, it has been found that 80 patients of Kavresthali and neighboring villages were benefited. People got free medical facilities near their home and it saved both their money and time. Or else, they would have to spend more time and money to visit the doctor far from their home. In some cases, people do not even go to seek medical until the disease goes worse.

Public health and medical care volunteers, Ana from Netherlands and Justine from France worked in clinic for November.  It is the great opportunity to support national health care service delivery through VIN’s free medical care projects.

VIN has been supporting the rural communities with free medical care services since 2009. VIN’s medical team works at health post and conducts health camps in school and villages. It is aimed to improve the quality of health services by providing the health post service.

If you are interested to volunteer in Public health and medical care program of VIN click here.

Recent News


Children’s Summer Camp 2019

Volunteers Initiative Nepal focuses on the mental, physical, social development of the children. With an aim to protect the rights of the children, increase the access to quality education and basic health services...

July 18, 2019 Read More

Sponsorship Materials Distribution 2019

On 24th of June 2019, VIN distributed sponsorship material to 8 students in Jitpurphedi. VIN is committed to empowering children from disadvantaged background through sponsorship program under VIN’s Children’s...

June 27, 2019 Read More

Women’s involvement to run micro-credit project at Tarkeshwor Municipality -2 Dalkap, Kavresthali

To ensure economic freedom and independence for women through the establishment of a micro-credit system” is one of the objectives of VIN’s Women Empowerment Program.

June 3, 2019 Read More

Volunteer’s Monthly Meeting by VIN

Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) has been organizing Volunteer’s Monthly Meeting (VMM) on the second or the fourth week of every month.

May 1, 2019 Read More

ECD Painting, Decoration and Teaching

Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) has been conducting various projects under Children’s Development Program with the aim to protect the rights of all children in the community.

April 24, 2019 Read More

Public Health Medical Care Project in two communities of Kathmandu

VIN has been working in marginalized communities since 2007. It has been working to create healthy communities with public health and medical care program.

April 22, 2019 Read More