THE WU PROJECT FIRST MISSION
Upper Mustang, Kathmandu, NEPAL
We delivered what we promised!
Training health care professionals in bare foot acupuncture as well as other Chinese Medicine modalities in underserved communities in Nepal.
Training 2 sets of health care practitioners in 2 different locations.
Over 3 weeks for both trainings including traveling time to Kathmandu, Nepal and later on to Upper Mustang.
The Wu Project Team
Maria Romero AP and Alicia Villamarin PhD AP
Carmen Maria Romero, Physical Therapist.Fernanda Cohen, general support Luis Fernando Pelaez, general support, social media.
Laura Newman, general support, social media.
See training manual. In summary, we trained them in the use of acupuncture needles, guasha, cupping, tuning forks, moxa, massage, acupressure, blood pressure taking, wound healing care, herb formula usage.
Partners in Nepal
Kathmandu: Dr. Ruchi Saxena, Dr. Krishna Dhagal, Dr. Sotai Kai, Dr. Pema Butti.
Upper Mustang: Tulku Tsori Rimpoche
3 days training program (Centered in the NSEV : Non-Somatic Extraordinary Vessel) To 15 health care professionals including: homeopaths, acupuncturists, nurses, amici o Tibetan doctors, physical therapists, massage therapists, etc.
To train over a period of 5 days health workers assigned to the task by the monastic community of Chooser in Upper Mustang.
(2 Tibetan Lamas – with a background in Tibetan Medicine- were selected by the monastery)