Missionaries, Medical -- Nepal
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: RG 241
Abstract: These papers relate to Gwen Coventry, an Australian nurse, who worked as a Chistian missionary for Regions Beyond Missionary Union and the United Mission to Nepal in northern India and Nepal between 1959 and 1980. She served first as a hospital nurse in northern India and Tansen, Nepal, then as a community health worker in Bojha, Nepal, and finally as the director of the Community Health Programme for the UMN in Palpa District. She helped develop a structure of distributed rural dispensaries...
Dates: 1958-1996, bulk 1958-1980
Call Number: RG 318
Abstract: This collection documents the life and work of Jeanette Hyland, an Australian nurse and public health official who worked in various positions as a Christian missionary for International Nepal Fellowship (INF) and United Mission to Nepal (UMN) between 1969 and 1995. Her work and ministry were primarily focused on the eradication of leprosy in Nepal. Over the course of her career, Hyland served as a nurse, health education officer, and director of national leprosy control programs. She also...