Visit from Nepal’s Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Lareen Newman, with the delegates from the Patan Academy of Health Sciences.

A delegation from Nepal’s Patan Academy of Health Sciences was welcomed on 12th September by Dr Lareen Newman (Acting Director of the Southgate Institute). They included Patan’s Vice Chancellor Prof Jay Shah, Prof Shrijana Shrestha and Dr Yagya Raj Pokharel. Patan is near Kathmandu and leads training in medicine and public health with a social determinants and equity focus, and provides scholarships to students from Nepal’s rural and disadvantaged backgrounds.

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