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    The trekking and mountaineering season is approaching, and once again Promise Nepal is on the trail in Nepal. We are trekking to raise funds so we can continue our work, eliminating leprosy from the high mountain passes and remote valleys where it is endemic, and spreading the word wherever we go. To ensure our reach […]

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    LSHTM recognises outstanding contribution from Dr Maggie Burgess

    In May, it was the 20th anniversary of the Diploma in Tropical Nursing taught by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. As part of the celebrations, the LSHTM organised a special event called “Horizons without Limits” to acknowledge the enormous contribution nurses make to global health. The event was chaired by Ann Marie Rafferty […]

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    19 APRIL – 01 MAY 2018 The Mardi Himal trek is a relatively new route located in the Annapurna region. It ‘officially’ opened in 2012 and has yet to command large crowds like other treks in the region. A richly diverse trek it takes you through beautiful forested areas, through to rocky mountain terrain and […]

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    Land’s End to John O’Groats Cycle Ride for Promise Nepal

    Promise Nepal are enormously grateful to nurse Lindsay Baigent for her recent herculean fundraising efforts! Lindsay was the first ever winner of the Dr Maggie Burgess Travel Scholarship and travelled to Anandaban to work with Leprosy affected people under Promise Nepal’s umbrella. Like Maggie, she was caught up in the earthquakes in 2015. This is […]

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    2015 Earthquake Response

    When a huge earthquake struck Nepal on 25th April, Dr. Maggie Burgess was trekking in the mountains of Manaslu, just 25 miles from the epicentre. With her were Rabi Thapa and Pertemba Sherpa, and a small group of other Promise Nepal supporters. Miraculously they were unhurt, but stranded in a remote location for several days […]

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