Gauri Shankar Hospital Dolakha

geographical location:                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Gauri Shankar Hospital in the village of Dolakha is situated 4 km North of the city of Charikot near the road to "Jiri" high in the mountains above the river Bhote Kosi. In the district of the same name Dolakha live around 200.000 inhabitants. Life is simple and burdensome caused by a long, harsh and cold winter. The small town is a hub for trekking in the Rolwaling Himal and towards Mt. Gauri Shankar.

the building of the Gauri Shankar Hospital                                                     ambulance of the hospital

the hospital:                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The hospital in Dolakha operates since 2003 with the support of the Kathmandu Model Hospital (KMH). Doctors come on rotation as well as for specialized camps from the KMH. The equipment at the hospital is basic. There is a surgical/general ward, a pharmacy and several treatment rooms. You will find the full spectrum of diseases like tuberculosis, bronchitis, asthma, diarrhoea/cholera, gastritis, arthritis, cataract, lack of vitamins, influenza, skin ulcera, AIDS, UTI, liver cirrhosis, goiter, cancer (palliativ).

our help:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nepalmed has stopped supporting the hospital in 2015. The Kathmandu Model Hospital has quit its operation there in 2014. The present
situation is not clear.

local accomodation:                                                                                                                                                                                                                  An accomodation in the area is available at the Dolakha Lodge in the village Dolakhabazar. For booking requests please contact the lodge via telephone: +20380.

how to get there:                                                                                                                                                                                                                       There are daily express buses from the Capital Kathmandu to Dolakha or alternatively to Charikot (the price for a single ticket is around 120 NPR / price information from 2010).  When you take the bus to Charikot, you must take from there a local bus to Dolakha.

donation:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            If you would like to make a donation for this hospital, please use the following bank details.

bank name: Volks- und Raiffeisenbank Muldental eG
account number: 5000166776
bank code: 86095484
reason for payment: Dolakha + your address (city, postal code, street) / if you wish to receive a contribution receipt 
IBAN: DE67 8609 5484 5000 1667 76

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