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The history of HRDC starts with the vision of Dr. Ashok Banskota. Orignally from Kathamndu, Dr. Banksota went to St. Xavier High School and left Nepal to continue his education first in India and later in the USA. He completed his Orthopedic surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Centre in Brooklyn, New York, where he held the position of Chief Resident. In addition to this, he completed combined residency training in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at the Albert Einstein Medical College and affiliated Hospitals in the Bronx, New York.

After returning to Nepal from medical training and board certification in New York, USA, in 1984, Dr. Banskota was appalled to see the lack of available services for disabled children. He began his small program offering services to the disabled poor in 1985. This initial program created a vision for change and services that has now become the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Disabled Children! From this small dream has come life changing service delivery to literally thousands! Read more...

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