We are a team of committed volunteers who make an annual month-long journey into the most remote regions of the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau to provide medical and humanitarian aid. We train local healthcare providers and meet the healthcare needs of those who live in these isolated mountain communities.

How   We   Serve

  1. Providing training to locals responsible for assisting with health care in remote villages
  2. Collaboration with and training for traditional Tibetan and Nepali medical practitioners
  3. Providing clinics to serve the specific needs of women, girls, and elders.
  4. And much more...

Treating Children

In 2012 nearly 5000 children were treated for...

Women’s Medical Needs

The Nomads Clinic staff includes a number of...

Health Education

In every village, we provide health education on...

Our Story

The Video above is from a journey we took to Eastern Tibet in 2006.

This September 2013, our thirty person service team travels to the Nubri and Tsum region of Nepal. The group includes fifteen clinicians: Kat Bogacz, RN; Alcio Braz, MD: Challen Clarke, RN; Julie Connelly, MD; Jackie Duffy, RN; Curt Gedney, MD; Ken Johnson, MD; Jenny Lehman, MD; Charles McDonald, MD; Alison Murray, MD; Gary Pasternak, MD; Peter Rice, MD; Bill Stason, MD; Trudy Goldman, MD; Suzannah Stason, MSTCM, LAc.

The journey will take us to the Manaslu region, including Nubri, Tsum, and Lho. The directors of the Nomads Clinic are Kat Bogacz and Gary Pasternak.



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Recent Blog Posts

May 29, 2013 |

Nurbu Lama will be returning

Nurbu Lama, runs our glasses clinic has traveled with us many times. He is a wonderful person and will be...

May 29, 2013 |

Deworming Clinics

Dr. Trudy Goldman, pediatrician, gives meds in the deworming clinic in Halji, Limi, Humla,...

May 11, 2013 |

Lama treated for serous burn

We were working in a school in a remote area of mustang and had just closed the clinic when this old lama showed...

May 10, 2013 |

Man treated for multiple fractures of his arm

While Roshi Joan Halifax’s team was working hard during the medical camp in Humla, we received a patient with...

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