HRA Aid-posts at Manang (3550 m.) and Pheriche (4250 m.) operation for the Fall Season 2018 were successfully completed. The HRA has been providing medical services to local people, trekkers and mountaineers and their support staff including porters and guides from the Aid-posts since its inception. HRA has also been providing lecture on Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) from both aid-posts and Kathmandu head office as well.
Dr. Ellen Martha Stein, USA, Dr. Kathrin Genta, Italy volunteered at Manang Aid-post.
Dr. Beth Mary Grace McElroy, British, Dr. Natalie Hazel Paterson, British, Mr. Daniel Paul Ramsay and Dr. Brendan Harry Adkins Milliner, USA volunteered at Pheriche Aid-post.
Given below are the brief statistics of Medical Service provided from the Aid-post during Fall season -2018:
Fall Season 2018 Manang Aid-post Pheriche Aid-post
Nepali Patients 274 371
Foreigners 229 344
Total Patients 503 715
AMS Talk Attendees 1949 501
Aid-posts are closed for winter season 2018 and will open in spring season 2019. Everest-ER medical clinic will open for Spring Season 2019.