UK doctor on trans-Himalayan healthcare trek

KATHMANDU:

Dr Gillian Holdsworth, a London Public Heath Consultant and trustee of Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT), will make a trans-Nepal trek starting September 1 - November 14 from Simikot, Humla district in west to Olangchhunggola, Taplejung in the east. This information was shared at a press meet organised jointly by BNMT and Nepal Tourism Board on August 30 at NTB office. In the course of her 73-day journey, Holdsworth will travel around 1,100 km and will disseminate message on people’s right to healthcare services among the rural population, and, of course, promote Nepal’s unique trans-Himalayan trekking tourism.