Monthly Archives: December 2015

photo by  Brad Wong of ward

‘I Hope The Hospital Has Enough Diesel For Their Generator’

Photo credit: (c)Bradley Wong – A maternity ward in a rural hospital in Nepal

Nepal is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Hospitals are short of medicine and fuel due to a border blockade. They are cooking with firewood and delaying many surgeries. The rural areas are particularly hard hit  In the midst of it, I ended up having emergency surgery. My piece for NPR.

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/12/06/457269135/i-hope-the-hospital-has-enough-diesel-for-their-generator