In Nepal, every year 600 children under five die from diarrhoeal diseases caused by dirty water and poor sanitation. This accounts for a third of all child deaths overall. Only 48% of the population in Nepal has access to a
Iconic music festival – The Currie Street Music Crawl, presented by Queensland Music Festival and Sunshine Coast Council kicked off on the weekend bringing thousands of revellers to the heart of the Sunshine Coast to enjoy bands and a few beers.
With remoteness being a reality for so many Nepalese people living in mountainous communities, access to quality healthcare and sound advice can lead to chronic musculoskeletal issues that ultimately affect their day to day ability to be productive plunging many
The role of the expedition medic has somewhat evolved over the past ten years with increases in operational and clinical skills, an increase in the wilderness skillset and depending on the country and specific role, an increase in autonomy to
Recently, The Wild Medic Project included our first students on a two week medical expedition to Nepal. Genevieve and Jo were an absolute asset to the frontline team of medics who provided a remote health clinic, assisted an eye clinic
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore.
The Wild Medic Project’s involvement in Nepal came into fruition as a result of a tremendously tragic event being the 2015 April earthquake. Since then the project has worked very hard to begin picking up the scattered pieces of rural healthcare
The November team of Wild Medic volunteers have not only brought their practical skills and paramedical experience to Nepal, they are part of a new concept for the project that reaches to a specialised area in healthcare that is often brushed aside
The Wild Medic Project has a simple goal. To provide primary healthcare to regions without suitable access, and to do it in a way that does not cost a cent to the community. Our October team (Team Ashwin) has just