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Our Covid-19 Response

FoNAS donors are supporting our efforts to keep NAS EMTs and their patients safe by providing sufficient supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). On 3 June FoNAS transferred £3,000 of a £9,000 commitment to safeguard NAS operations. Your contributions are immensely important.

Read more about our Covid-19 response here.

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 Recent Highlights

Bus Accident and Landslide

While coronavirus cases in Nepal continue to rise at an alarming rate – increasing NAS call-outs significantly – regular ambulance runs still demand attention.


On 16 June NAS ambulances were summoned to Tribuwan International Airport to transport seriously injured patients involved in a bus accident at Bhairahawa. The patients were transferred to Grande International Hospital for treatment. 

Meanwhile on 3 July in rural Gulmi patients injured in a landslide were taken to Tribuwan Teaching Hospital and Birendra Sainik Hospital for further treatment. Patients suffered  serious head injuries and multiple fractures.

5,000 Patients Served in the last 3 Months
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In a Facebook post of 23 June Nepal Ambulance Service President Ranjit Acharya shared the above table.

Chaitra is March-April, Baisakh is April-May and Jestha is May-June

Ranjit proudly says, "We served about 5000 patients during these 3 months of lockdown, and served about 600 people suspected with Covid19. Our service continues..."

Paramedics representing FoNAS spent 2 months in Nepal. Analysing data, teaching EMTs, helping with training exercises. Read more ...

Ambulance call-outs have increased steeply as NAS ambulances play a crucial role in transporting Covid-19 patients. Read more...

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