Country report ( August 2011- August 2012) NRNA NCC Italy

Country report ( August 2011- August 2012)
1. Special educational & medical mission to Nepal – from University of Padova Italy
with active involvement of NRNA, NCC, Italy
September 14-28 . 2011
a. Memorandum of understanding (MOU) had signed between Padova University of Italy
(800 years old) & Pokhara University (14 years old): MOU was focused on Medical
and environmental sciences.
b. Delegation of NRNA Italy visited HE President (Shital Niwas)of Nepal and handed over
a Mamorandum to Foreign Ministry for a Nepali diplomatic Mission in Rome.
c. Special educational lectures was given to Nepali doctors by president of world society
for pediatric cardiac surgery in Kathmandu & operated few pediatric heart patients by
Italian Professor per free. Six heart valves and other disposable materials were
donated to Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center (SGNHC) and Manamohan Cardio
Vascular, Thoracic and Transplant center(MCVTC) of Tribhuban University.
Total amount of donation during that mission: 28,170 Euro
( NRs around – 2,817,000)
2. Special Cardiac Mission to Nepal – from “The Heart of Children” Italy Organized by
November 26 - December 05. 2011
a. More than 20 cardiac patients were operated by Italian professors per free and same
time Nepali doctors were trained for new techniques of interventional cardiology by
Italian professors. Around 150 patients were consulted & investigated by Italian team in
Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center.
b. Donated many occluding devices, catheters, cannulas and other disposable material of
heart surgery to Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center and Manamohan Cardio
Vascular, Thoracic and Transplant center of Tribhuban University. Materials were
handed over to Director of SGNHC Dr Man Bahadur KC and Excutive Director of
MCVTC Prof. Bhagawan Koirala.
Total amount of donation during that mission: 48,500 Euro
( NRs around – 4,850,000)
Total amount donated I both mission: 76,670 euro
(NRs around -7,667,000)
3. NRNA Italy’s great achievement is to have a Honorary consulate in Rome which was
not there before. We consider it as our great success to have an honorary consulate
of Nepal Government in Rome.
4. A delegation of Pokhara University has visited the Padova University from 1 st to 3rd
of July 2012. Both sides has agreed to renew their previous relationship and agreed
for new agendas. They have signed few new agreements:
a. from 2013 Padova University will provide short term advanced fellowship to 2 Nepali
doctors every year.
b. They have agreed for exchange program of students and lecturer of both universities.
c. Padova university has agreed to support to establish a Medical college of Pokhara
5. Nepal promotion program was organized by NRNA NCC Italy jointly with Rotary club
of Padova at Sheraton Hotel of Padova, Italy in February 2012
6. Lumbini year program & Nepal Promotion program organized by Nepal Embassy
Geneva, Honorary Consul Of Nepal Government for Italy and NRNA Italy jointly on
15 May 2012
7. Third Annual General meeting of NRNA Italy was organized in Rome(29.July 2012)
President Jiba Lamichhane was chief guest and European Regional coordinator Mr
Kumar Panta was guest from ICC.
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----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PRESIDENT- Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA),NCC Italy
Dr. Anil Bhattarai
Cardio -Vascular Surgeon
PhD Fellow in Cardiac Surgery
Department of Cardio –Vascular Surgery
Padova University Hospital
Via Giustiniani 2, 35100
Padova, Italy
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