Executive Director | Sanjaya Singh Basnyat
Sanjaya has been working at FSB for 7 years and manages the operations of the clinic. With a degree in Economics and English from Tribhuvan University, he attends to the budget and finds funding for the maintenance and expansion of the clinic, including medical equipment. Sanjaya also recruits staff and student volunteers, and forms partnerships with different global organizations to help the clinic continue to grow. What Sanjaya finds most rewarding is seeing the smiles of the patients.
Our experienced physicians are committed to providing quality care to patients of all backgrounds and medical needs.
Medical Director | Dr. Shyam K. Shrestha
Dr. Shyam is a general practitioner and has been working at FSB for 7 years. As the Medical Director, he also oversees the clinic’s medical department. He earned his Medical Doctorate degree from Tribhuvan University and holds a Masters Degree in Public Health. Aside from consulting patients and providing treatment, he also conducts abdominal and obstetric ultrasounds. Dr. Shyam is passionate about treating patients with a wide range of illnesses, especially those who may not have been able to afford healthcare elsewhere.
Women’s Health Specialist | Dr. Laxmi Regmi (Luitel)
Dr. Laxmi has been a general practitioner at FSB for 3 years and earned her Medical Doctorate degree from Weifang University, China. Her interests lie in women’s health and with her vast knowledge about the female body. She is passionate about working with women and being able to provide specialized care and comfort to her patients.
Pediatrician | Dr. Rakshya Koirala
Dr. Rakshya has been practicing at FSB for 1 year. She earned her Medical Doctorate degree from Kathmandu University, a Masters degree in Pediatrics from Jaimusi University, China, and a Post-Graduate degree in pediatric nutrition from Boston University, USA. Dr. Rakshya provides consultations for children with developmental or general health concerns. She loves being able to provide affordable and quality health care to those in need.
Our nurses administer all vaccinations at the clinic. They also perform minor surgical procedures, electrocardiography (ECG) testing and antenatal check ups. They further provide contraceptive advice, nebulizer therapy and tuberculosis treatment.
Head Nurse | Kusum Dhakal
Kusum completed an Intermediate Level in Science from Golden Gate International College and holds a Professional Certificate in Nursing from Sushma Koirala Nursing Campus. She likes how she is able to connect with community members on a more personal level, and feels that she shares the same views as many of the patients.
Nurse | Shanti Karki
Shanti holds an Axillary Nurse Midwifery (ANM) Diploma from the Bhaktapur Training Center. She loves applying her education and knowledge to the work she does at the clinic, while helping treat patients by providing them with the best care possible.
Nurse | Rojina Katwal
Rojina has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the Nepal Institute of Health Science. She enjoys counselling and getting to know those who visit the clinic. Unlike other clinics, she finds there are greater opportunities at FSB to build a rapport with her patients. Her favourite tasks include providing vaccinations and family planning advice.
Our laboratory technicians collect, prepare, analyze and interpret patient samples through various laboratory techniques.
Head Technician | Dipendra Kumar Yadav
Dipendra has been working at FSB for 12 years and has a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory as well as a Master of Science in Clinical Biochemistry. He was first introduced to the clinic as an intern, where he fell in love with the team and the patient community. He has since then been working here! He enjoys being able to apply his skills while helping those in need.
Laboratory Technician | Anisha Bhattarai
Anisha has a Laboratory Technician Degree. She loves that she is gaining valuable work experience both in the laboratory and when interacting with patients.
OTHER CLINICAL PERSONNEL
Triage Assistant | Poonam KC
Punam has a Community Health Worker Certificate and has worked at FSB for 21 years as a triage nurse. Her main duty is to take vital signs of all patients before they receive treatment from a doctor or nurse. This includes weight, temperature and blood pressure measurements. She also provides further clarification and counselling to patients about various treatments. Punam loves interacting with the clinic’s patients and helping to solve their problems. She has a strong connection with many of them and enjoys making them feel at home.
X-Ray Technician + DOTS Specialist | Nisha Sharma
With an Intermediate Degree in Education and Dark Room Assistant training, Nisha has worked at FSB for 7 years and administers all x-rays. This includes preparing the patient, taking the images and developing the films. She has also received training in Directly Observed Treatment, Short-Course (DOTS) to oversee our tuberculosis patients. Nisha loves being able to provide proper treatment to people of lower income. It makes her happy that all people can have the opportunity to receive care regardless of how much money they have.
Pharmacy Secretary | Menuka Katwal
Having worked here for 19 years as a pharmacy secretary, Menuka provides patients with medication and instructions of proper usage as per their written prescription. She also takes payment and tracks inventory. She loves being able to serve the people of her community.
Registration Clerk | Rewati Dhimal
For 20 years, Riwati has been the first point of contact at our clinic working behind the desk at Registration. She is the person to first greet patients, register them, provide them with an appropriate registration card and collect payment. She then guides patients to their next destination at the clinic to receive treatment from one of our practitioners. Riwati loves working here because the patients and staff make it feel like one big happy family.
Finance Chief | Ishwori Shah
Ishwori has been the Finance Manager for FSB for the past 3 years. She handles the clinic’s budget and any finance-related work, including helping to prepare grants. She loves being able to serve the community.
Finance + Administration Assistant | Anjana Thapa Rayamajhi
Anjana works as the Finance and Administration Assistant. She helps with sending emails, maintaining employee books, recording finances and helping out in registration. She loves working with numbers and the friendly staff.
Store Officer | Sarita Basnyat
Sarita has been working at FSB for 27 years, previously as a clerk at the registration desk and the pharmacy, and now as the Store Officer. She manages the inventory of the many medical supplies necessary to keep the clinic running. This includes ordering and organizing supplies, and keeping records. She also helps in the pharmacy from time to time. Sarita fell in love with the environment when she first started working here many years ago, and has never looked back!
Head Cook + Cleaner | Nirmala Adhikari
Nirmala has worked at FSB for 1.5 years and ensures the cleanliness of the clinic. She is very talented in cooking a delicious lunch for all the staff every day! She likes being able to work with an organization that serves the impoverished people of her community.
Assistant Cook + Cleaner | Binda Dulal
Binda assists with lunch-making and cleaning the clinic. She loves the work environment because everyone is like family and makes the job fun!
Maintenance + Office Assistant | Kancha Nagarkoti
Kancha is a skilled handyman and partakes in a variety of tasks including repair and maintenance work. He likes being able to work for an organization that cares for the impoverished people.