Set in the foothills of the spectacular Himalayas, Australian surgeon Dr Ray Hodgson and his exceptional team of volunteers battle to improve the lives of desperate Nepalese women. Tackling the overwhelming prevalence of genital prolapse and pregnancy loss in this exotic corner of the world, this spellbinding story details the struggles the team face as they strive to overcome scarce supplies, gender discrimination, and cultural roadblocks.
Brilliantly narrated by the author with absorbing, heartfelt emotion, Heartbreak in the Himalayas gives readers a priceless insight into Nepal’s true culture and its intimate relationship with the health of its people. Dr Ray weaves his way into the heart of this captivating country, and shines a light on its hopes, heartbreaks, and exhilarating joy.
All profits from the sale of Heartbreak in the Himalayas will fund the construction of a Mothers’ and Babies’ Hospital in rural Nepal.