Operation Outreach, Nepal 1998
Delivering targeted medical supplies, an integrated software architecture and multimodal telecommunications portal, and a company profile that can provide customization / sustainability / maintenance activities to NGO's as well as Ministries of Health caring for the medically and economically disadvantaged of the third world.
AYUDAMOS provided approximately $250,000 worth of medical supplies and English Medical Texts to the 2 major teaching hospitals of Kathmandu, Patan and Tribhuvan. The first Telemedicine Symposium in Nepal was held at Tribhuvan Teaching Hospital over 5 days. Applications for countries with geographical barriers to health care delivery provided the focus of this project. Likewise, laparoscopic surgery instructions were provided to the surgeons of Kathmandu. Of note was the fact that the first 2 mm diagnostic laparoscopy using local anesthesia was performed in Asia by the AYUDAMOS surgical team while in Nepal.