“Real change can be subtle, but also possible”

This is the story of our wonderful Sailesh Bhandari, a Nepalese Clinical Nurse determined to raise the profile of nursing both in Nepal and abroad.


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Jaya Mental Health is thrilled to join the Nursing Now campaign and raise the profile and status of nursing worldwide!

This blog was written by João Marçal-Grilo, Founding Director of Jaya Mental Health.


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Capacity building program in Ilam continues

At Jaya, in addition to bringing mental health care to remote corners of South Asia, we also train local communities in basic, but at times life saving mental health care skills.


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Jaya’s first hill-based community mental health outreach clinic of 2021 started today!

So far our team of psychiatrists, counsellors and nurses have seen 44 patients. This January Jaya’s mobile medical team will stay in the Highlands of Eastern Nepal for at least one week, delivering…


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This is Mustang, in Western Nepal

Named “the last forbidden Kingdom”, Mustang was inaccessible to foreigners until October 1991.


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Last community mental health outreach clinic of 2020!

Despite the ongoing pandemic, Jaya’s staff has once again joined forces with Ilam’s Health Assistants and local volunteers to deliver a two-days outreach mental health service to rural communities in…


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