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- The KHCP-Karmapa´s Healthcare Project e.V. is a non-profit charitable association, which is based on donations, willingness to help and western scientific knowledge.
100% of the donations are used for medicine, equipment, surgeries and services of local doctors. All western helpers, including the board of directors, are unpaid volunteers who work without compensation. Read more about the project
Annual Report 2013:KHCP has existed for over eight years now and has carried out tens of thousands of treatments at numerous medical camps in the Himalayas and in Bodhgaya. ...parts of our work have now been taken over by Dhulikhel Hospital, the University Hospital of Nepal. We have hired a constant KHCP physician and an assistant. The two of them regularly travel to visit the 24 monasteries and schools to offer medical services. Two small orphanages are also among these destinations...
12/2013: 6th KHCP-Medical Camp in Bodhgaya/IndiaThe Kagyu Monlam 2013 took place between December 14 and 20, with thousands of devotees in attendance... For the sixt time this year, the KHCP - Karmapa´s Healthcare Project provided free medical checkups and healthcare for participants in the Monlam as well as the local population. Over 2,000 patients were treated by 42 voluntary helpers: physicians, dentists, physiotherapists, Tibetan medicine, acupuncturists, nurses, assistants, organisers and helpers from a total of twelve countries...
KHCP-Dental-Medical-Wintertour 2013-12 to Takdah/Darjeeling and Kalimpong/IndiaThe KHCP-team provided dental treatments, basical checkups as well as hygiene and dental instructions for Shamarpa´s young students. The team managed hundreds of tooth extractions, fillings, professional cleanings, topical fluoride applications and hygiene and dental instructions.
Note: Inauguration Dhagpo Kagyü Ling in FranceThe new meditation hall and library of Dhagpo Kagyü Ling has been inaugurated by Shamar Rinpoche. The days after the inauguration Shamar Rinpoche gave a empowerment of Gyalwa Gyamtso, the buddha of Great Compassion in union. Karmapa´s Healthcare Project followed the invitation by Jigme Rinpoche and participates the event.
March 9-10, 2013: KHCP-Checkups at K.I.B.I. in New Delhi/IndiaLike last year, the KHCP again provided medical and dental treatments during Karmapa´s course at KIBI. Some students with gastrointestinal complaints could be treated. At the end our team were lucky to had an audience with Karmapa...
March 4-6,2013: Medical/Dental Camp in Rumtek/Sikkim/India Our medical team consisted of three physicians and one nurse. Dr.dent. Regina Oettke, the dentist, had more than enough to do. She examined all monks and nuns and treated those who needed treatment. We also examined the 36 students of the neighboring state school, who were really in need of medical care, particularly because none of them had healthy teeth. We carried out a teeth brushing training and hygiene teaching and distributed tooth brushes and tooth paste...
March 03, 2013: KHCP-Medical/Dental Camp at Shedra Kalimpong/India"We have been welcomed very heartily and hospitable by the students of the Buddhist University Kalimpong. Then the KHCP-team provided medical and dental treatments for everybody here. Regina checked the teeth and did some fillings. More then 50 persons used our offer. Next day we travelled on to Rumtek."
Annual Report 2012:The year 2012 was marked by some reorganization, new tasks and various new collaborations. Karmapa’s Healthcare Project is 7 years old now and it is time that our young friends in the East and West take over parts of the work. We have an online-office now... Altogether, more than 100 healthcare professionals and helpers from more than 20 nations and three different continents were travelling volunteerly over the winter... New collaboration between KHCP and Dhulikhel Hospital, we have now the chance to provide broad and permanent healthcare in our Kagyu institutes.
Febr. 25, 2013: Works meeting with Dupsing Rinpoche, Kathmandu/Nepal In a works meeting the financial reports of the monasteries of Shangpa Rinpoche in Pokhara and Kathmandu were checked by Dupsing Rinpoche and Pia/Peter from KHCP. Furthermore, they talked about the medical plans for 2013. Rinpoche offered to be the contact person for future activities of the KHCP at all four monasteries/nunnery (being in the KHCProject) of Shangpa Rinpoche in Nepal.
March 02, 2013: Checkups at Beru Kyentse Rinpoche´s Monastery in Boudha/KathmanduThe KHCP visited Beru Kyentse Rinpoche's monastery in Boudha. The young monks getted examined by the physician, dentist and optician. Anna and Inka (volunteers at place) showed the team around and they talked about the medical situation...
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