The Britain Nepal Medical Trust

The Britain Nepal Medical Trust was established in 1967 by a group of young doctors whose ambition was to do something of value in a country where their medical skills were urgently required.  


Founder’s visit to Nepal

About the trust

For Forty nine years the Britain Nepal Medical Trust:

  • Is one of the longest serving INGOs in Nepal
  • Plays an important role in TB control – in partnership with the National TB Programme
  • Is a world leader in piloting models of essential drug supply to rural areas
  • An early implementer of community health and development programmes
  • Is recognized for work on health rights with disadvantaged groups
  • Is actively involved with earthquake relief and reconstruction

Nepal Earthquake

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit Nepal on 25th April 2015.   This was followed by multiple aftershocks and a further big quake on 12th May 2015.  Over 8000 people died and in the mountainous areas to the north west and north east of Kathmandu over 80% of houses were destroyed.

Our Work in Nepal

Find out all about the work we do in Nepal, from empowering communities to facilitating lifesaving healthcare. 

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