- Health & Medicine
Location22525 SE 64th Plsuite 200Issaquah, WA 98027 United States
The Binaytara Foundation aims to improve healthcare in resource-poor communities and improve cancer care worldwide by educating healthcare providers and community members, advocating for better access to care, and innovating program models and services that improve access to care.
Binaytara Foundation (BTF) was created to improve healthcare in resource-poor communities and improve cancer care worldwide. BTF focuses on reducing health disparities and promoting health equity in the United States and abroad. In the United States, BTF is focused on cancer education to reduce cancer care inequities. BTF offers continuing medical education programs to improve physician competence and performance, leading to improved patient outcomes.
The organization educates healthcare providers and community members, advocates for better access to care, and creates innovative program models and services that improve access to care. Through international partnerships and collaborations BTF has:
- Supported establishment of the first and only bone marrow transplant center in Nepal at the Civil service Hospital In Kathmandu.
- Supported capacity building for 51 hospice and palliative care programs in Madhya Pradesh, India
- Helped start a cervical cancer screening program for women in Nepal
In 2018, the foundation opened the Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center (BTFCC) in Janakpur, Nepal. The 25-bed cancer hospital is the first and only cancer hospital in Province 2, a state with more than six million people. BTF has a goal to build the first phase of a new 200 bed hospital in Janakpur to serve patients in an area of 25 million people in Nepal and the neighboring Indian state of Bihar.