What visitors are asking
Frequently asked questions
What about corruption in Nepal?
Do FoNAS arrange medical electives?
In response to COVID-19 Nepal have severely restricted immigration and implemented strict controls on internal social movement. As a result, the limited medical electives that FoNAS offer have been suspended until further notice.Currently FoNAS offer assistance in organising medical electives, the majority of which focus on learning how emergencies are dealt with in Pokhara and reporting on the results.
Can paramedics get involved?
We are very keen to hear from any UK paramedics who may be interested in supporting FoNAS with training or resources. There may be an opportunity for you and your station to sponsor one of the Nepal Ambulance Service's dedicated Emergency Medical Technicians, please do not hesitate to get in touch via the contact page.
What is the COVID-19 situation in Nepal?
COVID-19 is present in Nepal and while the total number of confirmed cases remain small there is great concern that incidence may be more wide spread than documented cases indicate.
What about travel in Nepal? Is it safe?
Because of COVID-19 travel to Nepal is all but impossible until further notice.